The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers' Institute (SAAMI) is an association of the nation's leading manufacturers of firearms, ammunition and components. SAAMI was founded in 1926 at the request of the federal government and tasked with:
Creating and publishing industry standards for safety, interchangeability, reliability and quality
Coordinating technical data
Promoting safe and responsible firearms use
NRA-National Rifle Association
A Brief History of the NRA
Dismayed by the lack of marksmanship shown by their troops, Union veterans Col. William C. Church and Gen. George Wingate formed the National Rifle Association in 1871. The primary goal of the association would be to "promote and encourage rifle shooting on a scientific basis," according to a magazine editorial written by Church.
After being granted a charter by the state of New York on November 17, 1871, the NRA was founded. Civil War Gen. Ambrose Burnside, who was also the former governor of Rhode Island and a U.S. senator, became the fledgling NRA's first president……
Ohio Attorney General
This website contains materials explaining many portions of Ohio's concealed handgun licensing law. Follow the links on the right side of the page for publications, resources and reference materials. These materials are intended for informational and education purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice. Direct specific questions to an attorney.
Franklin County Sheriff’ Office
Concealed Carry Permit Office
410 South High St.
Columbus, Ohio 43215
To schedule an appointment, call the Concealed Carry Office during business hours
Hours of Operation
Monday through Friday 9:00am till 2:00pm
Closed Saturday, Sunday and all Legal Holidays
Applications are accepted by APPOINTMENT ONLY
Emergency Applications do not need appointments.
The following is a checklist of items the applicant must have to apply for the permit:
An appointment with the concealed carry office
Must be a resident in Franklin County or an adjacent county for 30 days
Application filled out completely
Color photo of applicant, passport size 2"x2", taken within 30 days
Valid identification, drivers license, state I.D. or passport
Certificate of Competency or Prior Equivalent Documentation (The Sheriff's Office does not provide any training)
Fee payment in cash, cashier's check or money order in the amount of $67.00 New, $50.00 Renewal, $37.00 Emergency
If not a resident of Ohio for 5 years, an additional fee of $24.00 for a FBI Background Check
The Powder Room
Modern indoor shooting range with a full retail store, Firearms Dealer, Ammunition, Shooting Range
2470 Powell Rd
Powell, Ohio 43065
Buckeye Firearms Association
A grassroots political action committee (PAC) dedicated to defending and advancing the right of Ohio citizens to own and use firearms for all legal activities, including self-defense, hunting, competition, and recreation. We work to elect pro-gun candidates and lobby for pro-gun legislation.
Gun Envy, LLC
Firearms Dealer, Ammuniton, Online Store for all that is Firearms
Gun Envy LLC
6276 Seeds Road
Grove City, OH 43123-8932 map