Township of Worcester, PA
Montgomery County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Worcester as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Dogs — See Ch. 44, Art. I.
[Adopted 11-14-1955 by Ord. No. 15]

§ 87-1 Restrictions on deer hunting.

On or after the passage of this article, it shall be unlawful for any person or persons to hunt, shoot, wound, kill or pursue with intent to kill or wound any deer situate in the Township of Worcester with any firearm except with a shotgun firing a single ball or slug; but nothing in this section shall be construed to prevent the hunting of deer in season with bow and arrow within the Township of Worcester.

§ 87-2 (Reserved) [1]

[1]
Editor's Note: Former § 87-2, Possession of loaded rifle, pistol or revolver, was repealed 6-15-2016 by Ord. No. 259.

§ 87-3 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 8-21-1996 by Ord. No. 150]
Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this article, shall, for each offense, be subject to a penalty as provided in Chapter 1, Article II, General Penalty, to be recovered as penalties are now by law recoverable.
[Adopted 10-7-1957 by Ord. No. 26]

§ 87-4 Restrictions on game hunting.

From and after the enactment of this article, it shall be unlawful for any person to hunt for, shoot at, catch, take, wound or kill or attempt to catch, take, shoot at or kill game of any kind within the Township of Worcester, except as hereinafter provided.

§ 87-5 Definitions.

As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
GAME
Includes all wild birds and wild animals, whether protected or unprotected under the game laws of the commonwealth, found in a wild state.

§ 87-6 Hunting on private property.

A. 
This article shall not prohibit the owner, tenant or lessee, or members of the household of such owner, tenant or lessee, from hunting or gunning upon land occupied by such owner, tenant or lessee within this township and on which he or they reside.
B. 
This article shall not prohibit those having written approval of the owner or lessee of a tract of land, and promptly displaying such approval on request, from hunting and gunning on such tract of land. Such approval shall be valid only during the calendar year in which it is dated. Such approval shall be on forms supplied to the owner or lessee of the tract of land upon his request by the Board of Supervisors.

§ 87-7 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 8-21-1996 by Ord. No. 150]
Any person or persons violating this article shall, upon summary conviction before any District Justice having jurisdiction within this township, be sentenced as provided in Chapter 1, Article II, General Penalty.