North Carolina allows open carry in vehicles as long as the firearm is fully visible. There are local regulations on open carry in some counties. The state has complete preemption when it comes to concealed carry, not allowing any local government to create their own concealed carry regulations. North Carolina allows felons to own firearms if they were pardoned, the permit can not violate the terms of the pardon.
It is illegal to hunt on Sundays with a firearm. However, this law is being tested and may be repealed soon. It is illegal to own Teflon-coated covered bullets.
|Permit to Purchase||No||Yes|
|State Preemption of Local Restrictions||Yes||Yes|
(often encompasses the open carry permit)
The following is a list of imitation firearms in North Carolina:
Air rifle air pistol BB gun
North Carolina does not have an inheritance gun law.