Information Session: Proposed Firearm Safety Zoning Use Bylaw

Published April 1, 2024 | Select Board | Updated April 4, 2024

This information session will provide details and answer questions regarding Article 16: Amend Zoning Bylaw Sections 2200 and 7000, Firearms Safety Business Use of the 2024 Sudbury Annual Town Meeting.


Thank you to everyone who attended the information session and those who submitted questions and comments.

Information Session Materials

Firearms Forum Presentation Presented by Select Board Member Charlie Russo

Questions Submitted for Firearm Safety Zoning Use Bylaw Information Session

The Information Session was recorded by SudburyTV and is available on SudburyTV Video On-Demand.

Thursday, March 28, 2024
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Hybrid Meeting
In-Person at Goodnow Library

Goodnow Library
21 Concord Rd, Sudbury, MA 01776

Virtual via Zoom

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Hear from Town officials and staff on the proposed bylaw.

  • Janie Dretler, Lisa Kouchakdjian, Dan Carty, Jen Roberts, and Charlie Russo, Select Board
  • Andy Sheehan, Town Manager
  • Adam Burney, Director of Planning & Community Development
  • Chief Scott Nix, Police Chief
  • Lee Smith, Janelle Austin and Robin Stein, Town Counsel (KP Law)
  • Billy Clark, Senior Litigation Attorney & Second Amendment Issues Manager (GIFFORDS Law Center) – Added 3/27/24. Mr. Clark was unable to attend the event. – Added 3/29/24



Discussions regarding updates to Sudbury Zoning Bylaw which would regulate the sale of firearms in Sudbury has taken place at the following Select Board and Town Meetings:

In addition, the Winter 2024 Municipal Update newsletter includes the articles Firearm Safety in Sudbury by Select Board Member Russo and Gun Shops: A Community Conversation by Select Board Member Kouchakdjian.



Questions for the information session were accepted in advance via email to by 12PM on 3/28/24. Name and address included for the record. Q&A followed the presentation.

Questions Submitted for Firearm Safety Zoning Use Bylaw Information Session


The forum will be broadcast live on SudburyTV and will be made available to view On-Demand.

Comcast: Channel 8
Verizon: Channel 31
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