Yes, a law enforcement agency is exempt from obtaining an ammunition vendor license or purchasing ammunition through an ammunition vendor for training.
Pursuant to Penal Code section 30312, subdivision(c)(11), a person enrolled in the basic training academy for peace officers or any other course certified by the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training, an instructor of the academy or course, or a staff member of the academy or entity providing the course, who is purchasing the ammunition for the purpose or use in the course is exempt from obtaining an ammunition vendor license or processing a sale through an ammunition vendor.
Furthermore, a law enforcement agency is exempt from obtaining an ammunition vendor license or purchasing ammunition through an ammunition vendor for work purposes. Pursuant to Penal Code 30312, subdivision (c)(1), an authorized law enforcement representative of a city, county, city and county, or state or federal government, is exempt from obtaining an ammunition vendor license or processing a sale through a licensed ammunition vendor, if the sale, and delivery, or transfer is for exclusive use by that government agency and, prior to the sale, delivery, or transfer of the ammunition, written authorization from the head of the agency employing the purchaser or transferee is obtained, identifying the employee as an individual authorized to conduct the transaction, and authorizing the transaction for the exclusive use of the agency employing the individual.
Yes, pursuant to Penal Code section 30348, subdivision (a), the sale of ammunition by a licensed vendor shall be conducted at the location specified in the license. The address on the license must be the physical address where the ammunition is stored and the transaction is conducted.
A vendor may sell ammunition at a gun show or event if the gun show or event is not conducted from any motorized or towed vehicle pursuant to Penal Code section 30348, subdivision (b).
Out of state trucking companies do not need a Certificate of Eligibility to deliver to a California ammunition vendor or a firearms dealer, unless they are employees or agents of that California ammunition vendor or dealer. (Pen. Code, § 30347)
An ammunition vendor license is only required if you sell more than 500 rounds of ammunition. A Certificate of Eligibility is required if you are a California ammunition vendor or any agent or employee of an ammunition vendor who handles, sells, delivers, or has under his or her custody or control any ammunition. (Pen. Code, § 30342, 30347)
Yes, if they sell more than 500 rounds of ammunition, they are required to have an ammunition vendor license. (Pen. Code, § 30342)
You can submit documentation from the city or county that indicates no business license is required. (Pen. Code, § 30395)
Yes. Any ammunition purchased or otherwise obtained from outside of California has to be delivered to a licensed ammunition vendor for delivery. (Pen. Code, § 30314(a))
Minors under 18 cannot handle, sell, deliver, or transport ammunition because they cannot meet the age requirement for a Certificate of Eligibility. (Pen. Code, § 26710, 30300, 30347)
Sales tax questions should be addressed to the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration.
The gun club and customer are both responsible. The gun club is exempt from ammunition vendor license requirements and a customer is exempt from having to go through an ammunition vendor, pursuant to Penal Code section 30312, subdivision (c)(9) which states, a person who purchases or receives ammunition at a target facility holding a business or other regulatory license, provided that the ammunition is at all times kept within the facility’s premises.
If both parties do not follow the requirements then, pursuant to Penal Code section 30312, subdivision (d), a violation of this section is a misdemeanor.
Indicate by writing or typing in "non-profit" on the application in the business section. Business Ownership Type Checklist, pdf