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Multnomah County stops taking new CHL apps from WA residents

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by MattBG, Apr 17, 2013.

  1. MattBG

    MattBG Battle Ground, WA Member

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  2. drew

    drew OR Well-Known Member

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    A four month backlog? Curious how many applications they have to process.
     
  3. Mark W.

    Mark W. Silverton, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    What a poorly written article.


    Why would they stop processing new applications? Wouldn't it make more sense to have said they will stop accepting new applications so they have time to catch up? If they stopped processing new applications how would they ever clear the back log? And there are spelling errors.
     
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  4. MattBG

    MattBG Battle Ground, WA Member

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    Yeah, that's what passes for journalism these days.

    Here is the release from the sheriff, they are doing what you suggested:
    http://www.mcso.us/public/forms/chl/CHL Press Release.pdf
     
  5. Don H

    Don H Oregon Well-Known Member

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    I sent my application in late January, got a response mid February, and actually get to talk to them mid May. 45 days from then I should have my permit. 7 months!
     
  6. Don H

    Don H Oregon Well-Known Member

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    From Blackstone Gun Safety Newsletter I just received:

     
  7. Father of four

    Father of four Portland, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    I would love to know how many sheriffs are actually working on getting people threw the CHL process in Multnomah county. Not enough it seems.
     
  8. Father of four

    Father of four Portland, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    There is no excuse for that!!!
     
  9. NWGlockgal

    NWGlockgal Oregon Well-Known Member

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    I wonder why they hire temporary help? The salaries would more than be covered by the fees they charge for a CHL.
     
  10. pdxcat

    pdxcat Sellwood Active Member

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    I faxed mine at the end of Feb. got my appointment letter a couple of weeks later for the 16th of April.
    I went in yesterday for Fingerprints and Picture taking.

    They said it will take four to five weeks to receive the actual permit.

    Cannot be early enough.

    I am also on week 6 of waiting for Utah permit...
     
  11. deen_ad

    deen_ad Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    Guess that saves them from having to run their own background check! When I got my OR permit in Multnomah Co they didn't require that. I did have to have a letter from the state Health Dept saying I wasn't adjudicated mentally defective and a letter from my employer saying it was OK. No idea why the letter from my employer since I was employed by WA state and never travelled in OR for anything work related.
     
  12. pdxcat

    pdxcat Sellwood Active Member

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    I finally received my Utah permit. 67 days after the application was received and 48 days after they charged my card.
    Not too bad considering current backlog.
     
  13. Will_Power

    Will_Power OR via OK Active Member

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    Sent my application in early January, got a response late January, and talked to them in mid March. Got my license in the mail mid April.

    Now I wait for my Washington permit, which I was told is being "processed" and is still a few weeks out.