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Concealed Pistol License (CPL) Applications

Concealed Pistol License (CPL) 
New Applications - Application/information packets are available at the Records Bureau counter Monday through Thursday , 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (closed  from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. and Fridays and holidays).  The application is processed by the Macomb County Gun Board located south of the Macomb County Clerk's Office.

For your convenience, an informational stand is available in the lobby of the Police Department that contains CPL packets, Request for Records forms and instructions, etc.  
 
Current CPL Holders 
Please contact the Records Bureau at (586) 731-2121, Ext. 1 for any information you may require.
 
Handgun(s) - Permit to Purchase
Hours:  Monday through Thursday - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (CLOSED FROM 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.)

Handgun(s) - Permit to Purchase Through an FFL Dealer
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You may go directly to the store or to the FFL dealer to purchase your weapon; you do not need to obtain a Pistol Purchase Permit from our department first.  The background investigation will be completed by the FFL dealer.  You will then have ten (10) days from the date of purchase to return the MSP copy of the Pistol Sales Record to the Shelby Township Police Department to register the firearm(s).  For your convenience, there is also a dropbox in the lobby of the police department for these completed forms. 

Handgun(s) -  Permit to Purchase Through an Individual or Non-FFL Dealer:
A valid Michigan Driver's License or State of Michigan ID card is required.  If you are not purchasing the firearm(s) from an FFL dealer, you will need to appear at the Shelby Township Records Bureau or any police agency in Michigan that processes Pistol Purchase Permits to obtain the permit(s).  Once the background investigation is completed and approved and the permit(s) issued, you will have thirty (30) days from the date of issuance to purchase your handgun(s).  You will then have ten (10) days from the date of purchase to return the MSP copy of the Pistol Purchase Permit form(s) to the Shelby Township Police Department or to the agency from which you obtained your permit(s).

Handgun(s) - Concealed Pistol License (CPL) Holders:
If you are a Concealed Pistol License (CPL) Holder, you may use the Pistol Sales Record form for purchasing handguns.  Once you purchase your handgun(s), please return the MSP copy of the Pistol Sales Record form to the appropriate agency for registering the firearm(s).  Please print legibly on this form. 

Handgun(s) - Registrations (FFL or non-FFL Dealer):
Once you purchase your firearm, you have ten (10) days from the date of the purchase to mail or deliver just the MSP copy of the Pistol Purchase Permit or Sales Record form to the appropriate agency to register the firearm(s).  Please make sure your permit is legible, as this is the information that is being used to register your firearm(s).

If you purchased your firearm(s) from an FFL dealer and you reside in Shelby Township, please mail or deliver just the MSP copy of the Pistol Sales Record form to the Shelby Township Police Department.  You may use the dropbox in the police department lobby. 

If you purchased your firearm using a Pistol Purchase Permit form obtained from the Shelby Township Pllice Department, you will need to return the MSP copy of the permit to the Shelby Township Police Department.

If you do not reside in Shelby Township, you must return the MSP copy of the permit form to the police agency that services the area where you reside, unless you previously pulled the Pistol Purchase Permit from the Shelby Township Police Department. 

If you do reside in Shelby Township and you pulled a Pistol Purchase Permit from another agency, you will need to return your registration form to the agency from which you pulled the permit

Please contact the Shelby Township Police Department Records Bureau at (586) 731-2121, ext. "1" if you have any questions.

General Fingerprinting (Non-CPL)
Hours:  Tuesdays - 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. and Saturdays - 9:00 a.m. to Noon at the front desk.
Services of this nature are generally reserved for Shelby Township residents and business owners only.