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carrying on a construction site?

Discussion in 'Florida Glockers Club' started by packinaglock, Apr 7, 2009.

  1. packinaglock

    packinaglock John 3:16

    May 1, 2007
    Loxahatchee Fl
    I had a guy tell me yesterday that carrying on a construction site is a felony.
    I don't recall ever hearing that? WTH?:upeyes:
  2. Mr. Blandings

    Mr. Blandings

    Jun 20, 2001
    FSS 790.06 (12) does not prohibit the carry of a concealed firearm or other weapon on a construction site. In fact, I don't believe "construction site" is mentioned anywhere in FSS 790.

    The only logical thing I can construct from the questioned statement is that it IS a felony to trespass on a construction site in Florida, and armed trespass is an enhanced offense. That may be what confused the fellow.

  3. I used to do consulting work at construction sites all over Florida. I always had at least one gun locked in my glove box. I was never able to find anything about not being allowed to carry on-site but never did take it out of the car. There was a shooting at a plaza next to a job site I worked in Orange City that was the end of a police chase about 30 minutes after I left the site one time. That just reaffirmed my desire to keep a gun close.

    Just make sure your employer doesn't have a policy against it so you don't get fired if you get caught. Keeping it in my car fell under the 'Keep a Gun in your car at work' law. My boss even ok'd it.