[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Roseville 2-28-1984 by Ord. No. 895 as Ch. 174 of the 1984 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Chief of Police — See Ch. 7, Sec. 7.9.
Except as hereinafter provided, no person shall at any time or in any manner take, pursue, shoot at, kill or wound any game or wild animals or any game or nongame birds or any introduced animals or birds, within the corporate limits of the city.
Except as hereinafter provided, no person shall hunt within the corporate limits of the city with any firearm, compressed air gun, bow and arrow, trap, pit, pitfall or deadfall or with dogs or in any other manner whatsoever.
The owner of any acreage within the corporate limits of the city may at any time apply to the Chief of Police of the city for permission to hunt animals or birds upon his or her own property; provided, however, that before applying to the Chief of Police, the owner shall first secure from the Michigan State Conservation Department a certificate to the effect that it is necessary that certain animals or birds be hunted and killed to prevent damage to crops upon the acreage, and provided further that the issuance of a permit to hunt upon property within the city shall be a discretionary matter with the Chief of Police and shall be granted only when the Chief of Police feels that life or property would not be endangered, and provided further that such permit, when issued, shall be valid for only 15 days, including the date of issue.
After the owner has secured permission from the Chief of Police to hunt upon his or her own acreage, the owner shall notify the Chief of Police of the exact time and place and length of time that he or she intends to hunt upon his or her own property. Such hunting shall be under the direct supervision of the Police Department and provided that when, in the discretion of the Chief of Police or the police officer assigned to supervise the hunting, the hunting is being conducted in such a manner as to endanger life or property, the Chief of Police or the police officer supervising the hunting shall have the power and authority to stop the hunting and revoke the permit heretofore issued.
No permits shall be issued under the provisions of this chapter until the applicant shall have paid the sum as provided in Chapter 133, Fees, to the City Clerk to cover the costs of the supervision required under the provisions of this chapter.
Any person violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction before any court of competent jurisdiction, shall be punished punished as provided in Chapter 1, General Provisions, Article I.