After hearing from about 100 residents last night, San Carlos City Council voted 4-1 to delay the opening of a new gun store until next year, if not indefinitely.
Vice Mayor Matt Grocott was the lone dissenting vote on the moratorium, which will prevent a Turner’s Outdoorsman, a chain store with mostly Southern California locations, from opening up at 1123 Industrial Road later this month as it had planned.
“It is not fair for this business to get as far as it has with an application … and then a firestorm happens,” Grocott said.
Turner’s Outdoorsman has already signed a 10-year lease for the location on Industrial Road near REI, and has spent $125,000 on the new store.
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