Cook County, which includes Chicago, led the way with almost 24,000 permits, or more than one-quarter of Illinois’ total. Suburban Will County was a distant second, with more than 6,100 permits.
Illinois State Police say they’re getting ready to issue the state’s first concealed carry permits in the coming days.
There may be fewer deer hunting permits available in your area this year.
The Missouri Department of Natural Resources plans to start handling applications for a common permit over the Internet.
Make sure permit stickers are current.
Of the permits issued in July, about 760 were for demolition, with another 60 issued for new home construction.