Chapter 9.08


9.08.010    Purpose of provisions.

9.08.020    Hunting unlawful – Area.

9.08.030    Discharge of weapons – Unlawful.

9.08.040    Discharge of weapons – Written permission required when.

9.08.050    Violation – Penalty.

9.08.010 Purpose of provisions.

The owners of a majority of the property in the area described in SJCC 9.08.020 have petitioned the board for a resolution prohibiting hunting either with firearms or bows and arrows. After public hearing the board finds it necessary for the preservation of the public health, safety and welfare that such resolution be adopted. (Res. 49-1974)

9.08.020 Hunting unlawful – Area.

It is unlawful for any person to hunt any animal or bird on, over or across the property situated in the County described as follows:

Sections 5, 6, 7 and 8 in Township 34 North, Range 2 West, W.M., and Government Lots 1, 2, 7 and 8 in Section 12, Township 34 North, Range 3 West, W.M.

(Res. 49-1974)

9.08.030 Discharge of weapons – Unlawful.

It is unlawful for any person to discharge any firearms, bow and arrow or other weapon that discharges any projectile by any means whatsoever on, over or across the property described in SJCC 9.08.020; provided, however, that this section shall not apply to law enforcement personnel in the performance of their official duties. (Res. 49-1974)

9.08.040 Discharge of weapons – Written permission required when.

A. It is unlawful for any person to discharge upon or across the land or premises of another (whether or not posted or fenced), any firearm or bow-and-arrow-type device without first obtaining the written permission of the owner or lessee of such real property and without carrying the original of such written permission upon the person.

B. The required written permission shall include the following:

1. Name of the permittee;

2. A description of the land and area permission;

3. Type of activity permitted;

4. Time period for which the permission is valid (which cannot exceed 12 months);

5. Signature of the owner or lessee and date signed.

C. It is unlawful to alter or falsify any information on a written permission.

D. This section shall not apply to any law enforcement officers while in the course of their official duties, or shooting ranges previously listed with the sheriff’s office. (Ord. 50-1987)

9.08.050 Violation – Penalty.

Any person who violates any provision of this chapter is guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be punished by imprisonment in the County jail for not more than 90 days, or by a fine of not more than $1,000, or both. (Ord. 14-2000 § 7(O); Res. 49-1974. Formerly 9.08.040)