Office of Pistol Permit Licensing
THE PISTOL OFFICE IS RESUMING DAY TO DAY TRANSACTIONS WITH SOME LIMITATIONS.
Day to day transactions are now back to a first come first serve basis effective Monday June 22, 2020.
Oneida County Sheriff Deputies will continue to monitor all persons entering the building and ONLY allow 4 persons up to the office in 1/2 hour increments beginning at 8:45 am and ending at 3:15 pm. For a total of 36 persons per day. This will be done because of the current guidelines for social distancing.
WE WILL NOT BE TAKING APPOINTMENTS FOR NORMAL DAY TO DAY TRANSACTIONS. WE WILL CONTINUE TO BE CLOSED FROM NOON UNTIL 1:00 PM DAILY.
PLEASE READ BELOW.
ALL LICENSEES WHO DO HAVE TRANSACTIONS THAT INVOLVE REMOVAL OF FIREARMS FROM THEIR LICENSE, ADDRESS CHANGES, NAME CHANGES, OR PICKING UP AN APPLICATION WILL BE GIVEN AN EXTENSION TO SEPTEMBER 1, 2020 TO COMPLETE THEIR INDIVIDUAL TRANSACTIONS WITHOUT PENALTY. IF YOU ARE IN THIS CATOGORY PLEASE WAIT UNTIL MID JULY TO DO THESE TRANSACTIONS TO HELP AVOID THE INITIAL RUSH INTO THE OFFICE.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE IN THESE HISTORIC TIMES.
The pistol permit office is a county office established to administer the state pistol permit law in Oneida County as required by section 400 of the penal law. This pistol licensing officer, Oneida County Judge, is responsible for the issuance of all license applications, the receipt and review of all pre-and post-licensing investigations, the issuance of licenses, the receipt and processing of license amendments, the receipt and investigation of police agency reports of bad acts and crimes by licensees, and the scheduling of hearings. Annually, this office serves, in person, about 5,000 people in the Utica and Rome Courthouses, and responds to a greater number of telephone inquiries.
|Hours: Utica Office 8:30am - 12:00pm - 1:00pm - 3:30pm Monday-Friday
The Rome Office will be closed until September 3, 2020 due to medical leave
|Dan Patrick Sullivan
Assistant Pistol Licensing Officer
Oneida County Office of Pistol Licensing
Oneida County Office Building
800 Park Avenue
Utica, New York 13501
Phone 315.798.5821 Fax: 315.731.3430
ROME: Griffiss Business and Technology Park