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Hunting Approval in City Limits

By: City of Bondurant
Date Published: Tuesday, December 19, 2017
 

City Council drafted a hunting ordinance which amends the City’s Code to permit hunting in areas zoned agriculture as long as:

  1. The hunter has a State of Iowa hunting license;
  2. The area being hunted zoned as "A-1 Agriculture" and no hunting occurs within 200 yards of any building inhabited or utilized by people or domestic livestock or a public recreational facility;
  3. The hunter uses ordnance appropriate to the prey and hunting season;
  4. The owner and tenant, if applicable, of the property have given written permission for hunting to occur on the property;
  5. The hunters has provided a copy of the person's individual hunting license, the address or map of where they are hunting, and a copy of the property owner/tenant permission slip to the City Clerk for the City to keep on file.
  6. The permit will expire one year from date of issue.

41.08    DISCHARGING WEAPONS. 

1. It is unlawful for a person to discharge rifles, shotguns, revolvers, pistols, guns, BB guns or other firearms of any kind within the City limits except by written consent of the Council, or for State-licensed hunters. State-licensed hunters can apply for a hunting permit from the City and are permitted to discharge weapons whose ordnance is appropriate to the prey and hunting season, but only upon areas zoned as “A-1 Agriculture” as long as no hunting occurs within 200 yards of any building inhabited or utilized by people or domestic livestock or within 200 yards of any public recreational facility and the owner and tenant, if applicable, of the property have given written permission for hunting to occur on the property. State-licensed hunters can apply for a City of Bondurant Hunting Permit by providing a copy of the person’s individual hunting license, the address or map of where they are hunting, and a copy of the property owner/tenant permission slip to the City Clerk for the City to keep on file. The permission slip can be obtained from the City Clerk. City of Bondurant Hunting Permits will expire one year from the date of issue.

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Application

Permission Slip Template