OK, its compicated, onerous, and expensive.
And this is worse than a complete ban HOW?
Sure, they want to make legal ownership as difficult as they can, because they don't approve of private gun ownership. This should have been obivous from the total ban they were able to enact and maintain for many years.
Baby steps, people. We have to walk before we can run. At least now, we don't have to crawl. Suits will come, and even though the Mayor can spend the city even more bankrupt defending the law, I'm sure eventually it will be overturned. OF course, that may not be in our lifetime.