I prefer to look for ways to encourage people to do what they desire, rather than looking for ways to discourage them.
Originally Posted by CountyCorrectionOfficer
Luckily for the original poster, who will probably not think to check this thread after six years, Yates county has been listed as consistently "green" on the county map posted here on the NYFirearms forums. That thread is the most centrally located gathering of county policies on the issuance of pistol licenses. Quoting from that useful thread, that means
Though it's a little outside the scope of the original poster's question, the informal agreement between the counties of Bradford PA and Chemung NY was a little laughable, as this article quotes the Chemung County Sheriff citing the already in-place requirements (via Penal Law 400.00) to have some connection to his county to apply in Chemung NY. From the article:
[the county] will (as a general proposition) issue full carry licenses to qualified private citizens. A county that requires applicants to hold restricted licenses for a period of time, to complete a training course, and/or to specifically ask for a license to carry is green if it will generally issue full carry licenses to individuals who meet the requirements.
"If you're a Bradford County resident and you own land in Chemung County, you work in Chemung County, if you are a current or retired law enforcement officer or if you frequently do business in Chemung County," said Sheriff Christopher J. Moss from Chemung County, New York.