The office of Tax Collector Shirley Jenkins has opened an office to issue concealed weapons permits.

The office of Tax Collector Shirley Jenkins has opened an office to issue concealed weapons permits.

The office, in Room 137 of the Gulf County Courthouse, is open 9:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.

The phone number is 229-5353.

To be eligible for a concealed weapons permit you must be 21 years or older, a citizen of the U.S. residing in the U.S. and have demonstrable competence with a firearm.