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Gun shop proposed for Hwy. K location

Jim Lynch, of Adventure Accessories in Chesterfield, has proposed opening Adventure Shooting Sports at 2505 Hwy. K within the Four Seasons shopping center.  The storefront currently houses the soon-to-be-closed Evergreen Spa/Massage. 

The storefront has Title Partners next door to the east, a Martial Arts Studio next door to the west, and Show Me’s restaurant two doors to the east. 

Current storefront at 2505 Hwy. K (John Tremmel photo)

The business would sell firearms and accessories. The owners are not proposing to pawn guns. 

Business hours would be 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturdays. The applicant has proposed security shutters on the glass, as well as alarms and security cameras. 

The Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) has placed a condition on its recommendation of approval: A police department review of security and possible requirements from that review. 

To establish and operate this business, the applicant has applied for a conditional use permit (CUP).  Approval of the CUP has been proposed in Bill No. 7306, sponsored by Ward 4 council members Jeff Kuehn and Dr. Jim Ottomeyer. 

The bill was given a public hearing and first reading at the April 8 City Council meeting.  If normal process and timing are followed, the bill will receive a second reading and vote for passage at the April 22 meeting. 

Gun shop location map (source: City of O’Fallon)
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