Laws in Utah

Firearms Related Laws in the State of Utah

Section 500Uniform law.
Section 501Definitions.
Section 502When weapon deemed loaded.
Section 503Restrictions on possession, purchase, transfer, and ownership of dangerous weapons by certain persons -- Exceptions.
Section 504Carrying concealed firearm -- Penalties.
Section 505Carrying loaded firearm in vehicle or on street.
Section 505.5Possession of a dangerous weapon, firearm, or short barreled shotgun on or about school premises -- Penalties.
Section 506Threatening with or using dangerous weapon in fight or quarrel.
Section 507Possession of deadly weapon with criminal intent.
Section 508Discharge of firearm from a vehicle, near a highway, or in direction of any person, building, or vehicle -- Penalties.
Section 508.1Felony discharge of a firearm -- Penalties.
Section 509Possession of dangerous weapon by minor.
Section 509.4Prohibition of possession of certain weapons by minors.
Section 509.5Penalties for providing certain weapons to a minor.
Section 509.6Parent or guardian providing firearm to violent minor.
Section 509.7Parent or guardian knowing of minor's possession of dangerous weapon.
Section 509.9Sales of firearms to juveniles.
Section 511Possession of loaded firearm at residence or on real property authorized.
Section 512Target concessions, shooting ranges, competitions, and hunting excepted from prohibitions.
Section 520Number or mark assigned to pistol or revolver by Department of Public Safety.
Section 521Unlawful marking of pistol or revolver.
Section 522Alteration of number or mark on pistol or revolver.
Section 523Persons exempt from weapons laws.
Section 523.5Compliance with rules for secure facilities.
Section 524Purchase of firearms pursuant to federal law.
Section 526Criminal background check prior to purchase of a firearm -- Fee -- Exemption for concealed firearm permit holders and law enforcement officers.
Section 527Penalties.
Section 528Carrying a dangerous weapon while under influence of alcohol or drugs unlawful.
Section 529Possession of dangerous weapons, firearms, or explosives in airport secure areas prohibited -- Penalty.
Section 530Trespass with a firearm in a house of worship or private residence -- Notice -- Penalty.
Section 532Removal from National Instant Check System database.

Contact Information

Physical Address
800 West State Street
Farmington, Utah 84025

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 618
Farmington, Utah 84025-0618

Correctional Facility/Inmate Mailing Address
P.O. Box 130
Farmington, Utah 84025-0130

Work Center Physical Address
883 West Clark Lane
Farmington, Utah

Phone Numbers
Sheriff Administration
(801) 451-4100 :: Main
(801) 451-4167 :: Fax

Corrections Administration
(801) 451-4200 :: Main
(801) 451-4225 :: Fax

Non-Emergency Dispatch

(801) 451-4150

Monday – Friday
7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
(except county holidays)


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