Chapter 9.33


9.33.010    Definitions.

9.33.020    Miscellaneous crimes – Chapter 9.91 RCW et seq. adopted.

9.33.030    Hunting prohibited and penalties for violations.

9.33.010 Definitions.

For the purpose of this chapter, the following terms are defined and understood to mean the following:

A. “Hunting” or “to hunt” shall be defined herein as an effort to kill, injure, harass, harvest, or capture an animal or bird. (Ord. 2015-20 § 1, 2016).

9.33.020 Miscellaneous crimes – Chapter 9.91 RCW et seq. adopted.

The following provisions of Chapter 9.91 RCW are hereby adopted including any subsequent amendments thereto: 9.91.010, 9.91.020, 9.91.025, 9.91.120, 9.91.130, 9.91.150(2). (Ord. 2015-20 § 1, 2016; Ord. 90-34 § 62, 1990. Formerly 9.33.010).

9.33.030 Hunting prohibited and penalties for violations.

A. It is unlawful to hunt, or attempt to hunt, any animal or bird on public property within the town of Eatonville; provided, that this section shall not apply to the following persons or activities:

1. The hunting of animals or birds by law enforcement officers or game department personnel while engaged in the performance of their official duties;

2. The nonlethal trapping or capturing of animals or birds by means designed to ensure the safety and well-being of the animals; and

3. The hunting of animals or birds on private property with the express permission of the owner or owners and not closer than 500 feet from any dwelling or access way on adjacent public or private property.

B. Any person convicted of a violation of this section shall be guilty of a gross misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of not less than $250.00 and not more than $1,000, or by imprisonment of not more than 364 days, or by both the fine and imprisonment. (Ord. 2015-20 § 1, 2016).