Permits are issued through the Police Department in the community where you reside. The cost of the permit is
$10.00 and is valid for four years from the date of issue. In order for Loudon residents to obtain a pistol permit, an
applicant must provide his/her Photo ID and also show proof of residency, be at least 18 years of age, and have a
criminal record check free of felony convictions. The Police Department will obtain a criminal record check on the
individual, and note any felony or violent crimes that may prevent the issuance of the permit. Domestic violence
related crimes or restraining orders may prevent the issuance of a permit.