§ 76-15.  Dangerous Weapons and Substances.  
The proclamation may prohibit the transportation or possession off one's own premises or
the sale or purchase of any dangerous weapon or substance. The Henderson County 
Manager may exempt from some or all of the restrictions classes of people whose 
possession, transfer or transportation of certain dangerous weapons or substances is 
necessary to the preservation of the public's health, safety or welfare. The proclamation 
shall state the exempted classes and the restrictions from which each is exempted.  
"Dangerous weapon or substance" means:  
Any deadly weapon, ammunition, explosive, incendiary device, radioactive 
material or device as defined in N.C.G.S. 14-288.1,  gasoline or other 
instrument or substance designed for a use that carries a threat of serious bodily 
injury or destruction of property.  
Any other instrument or substance that is capable of being used to inflict serious
bodily injury or destruction of property when the circumstances indicate that 
there is some probability that such instrument or substance will be so used.  
Any part or ingredient in any instrument or substance included above when the 
circumstances indicate a probability that such a part or ingredient will be so 
If imposed, the restrictions shall apply throughout the jurisdiction of the County or such 
part thereof as designated in the proclamation.  
A violation of this section shall be punishable as provided in N.C.G.S. 166A-19.31.