Firearms Licensing

All firearms licenses and licenses to carry mace,

are by appointment only.


Hunting Information:

Rules & Regulations

Open Season (All Dates Inclusive)

Mass Wildlife


NO HUNTING ON SUNDAYS

Please contact:


Officer John Scanlon

Days (8AM-4PM)

Officer Andrew MacGray

Evenings (4PM-12AM)


Holliston Police Department

550 Washington Street

Holliston, MA 01746

508-429-1212

General Application Instructions:

Answer all questions completely and truthfully. Providing false information on this application is punishable by a $1000.00 fine, or by imprisonment up to 2 years, or by both such fine and imprisonment. (read question #10 carefully

No such firearms course is required for Firearms Identification Cards (FID) restricted to chemical propellants only

There is no fee for renewal applicants over the age of 70 years old.


Application

Mass Resident LTC/FID/Machine Gun Application

First-time applicants will need:

  • Complete a firearms safety course by a state approved entity
  • Complete an application (both for a renewal or a first time application)
  • $100 dollar cash or check payable to the "Town of Holliston"
  • Firearms Application Form
  • $25 dollar cash or check payable to the "Town of Holliston" for a Class D (chemical propellant license)

The following is a brief overview of the

firearms law in Massachusetts

Carrying Violations:

(on the person)

Unlawful Carrying of a Firearm c.269 s.10(a)

- No LTC or not otherwise exempted; or

- Suspended or revoked LTC (except where same was the result of

fail to notify change of address) or renewal denied after expiration

Punishment: Felony (2 1/2 to 5 or 1-2 1/2 House of Correction)

1 year mandatory

Unlawful Carrying of a Rifle or Shotgun c.269 s.10(a)

- No FID card or LTC or not otherwise exempted

- Suspended or revoked LTC or FID (except where same was the

result of failure to notify of change of address) or renewal denied

after expiration

Punishment: Felony (2 1/2 to 5 or 1-2 1/2 House of Correction)

1 year mandatory

Carrying a firearm on school grounds c.269 s.10(j)

- Only law enforcement officers (LEO) may carry firearm on school

grounds

Punishment: Misdemeanor

No arrest allowed unless other crimes involved

Carrying a firearm in violation of an LTC restriction c.140 s.131

- Carrying in violation of restrictions set by licensing authority for a

Class A or B

- Verify restriction parameters with issuing authority (vary w/

jurisdiction)

Punishment: Misdemeanor ($1,000 - $10,000 fine)

No arrest allowed

Carrying a firearm in violation of LTC Class B conditions c.140 s.131

- Carrying in violation of statutory restrictions (no loaded-concealed

carry in public), or;

- Carrying a large capacity firearm with a Class B LTC

Punishment: Misdemeanor ($1,000 - $10,000 fine)

No arrest allowed

Carrying a loaded non-large capacity rifle or shotgun on public way c.269 s.12d(a)

- Except persons lawfully engaged in hunting or otherwise exempt by law;

- carries any LOADED non-large capacity rifle or shotgun on a public way

Punishment: Misdemeanor (2 years House of Correction)

Statutory right of arrest without a warrant