Town of Lewisboro, NY
Westchester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Lewisboro 4-9-1985 by L.L. No. 1-1985. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 138-1 Legislative intent.

The Town Board of the Town of Lewisboro finds that, because of the use of the various Town-owned and Town-controlled lands for governmental purposes and for both active and passive recreation, hunting and trapping on said lands is dangerous to others using said lands and therefore detrimental to the health, safety and welfare of the residents of the Town of Lewisboro.

§ 138-2 Definitions.

As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
Pursuing, shooting, killing or capturing (other than trapping as hereinafter defined) wildlife.
All real property of which the Town of Lewisboro is the fee owner, whether or not such real property has been declared park land and all real property over which the Town Board of the Town of Lewisboro has control within park districts established under the provisions of Article 12 of the Town Law of the State of New York.
Taking, killing and capturing wildlife with traps, deadfalls and other devices commonly used to take wildlife.

§ 138-3 Prohibited acts.

No person shall engage in hunting or trapping on Town lands.

§ 138-4 Penalties for offenses.

Upon conviction, a violation of this chapter shall be deemed an offense and punishable by a fine not to exceed $500 or by imprisonment not to exceed 15 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment.