The Sheriff's Office will process applications (PDF) for applicants who live in the county where a full-time police department is not in effect. If an applicant lives within the city limits of a city which has an active full-time police department, they need to go to their local police department to apply for the permit to purchase a handgun. These cities include:
The Sheriff's Office will process permits to purchase for residents who live within the city limits of Cuyuna and Emily. Deerwood PD will process the permits to purchase for the City of Ironton residents.