Township of Grosse Ile, MI
Wayne County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Board of the Township of Grosse Ile 8-11-1980 by Ord. No. 137 as Ch. 8, §§ 8-6 through 8-8, of the Grosse Ile Township Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Firearms — See Ch. 107.
Fishing and recreational activities — See Ch. 113.
It shall be unlawful for any person to hunt by any means any birds, animals or fowl within the Township.
It shall be unlawful for any person to trap or to set out or make use of any kind or type of trap for the purpose of trapping any animals, birds or fowl within the Township. This section shall not prohibit the owner or occupant of any property from trapping thereon any rodents or from trapping by use of a live trap any animal thereon for the purpose of live release thereafter of any such trapped animal as permitted and in accordance with Department of Natural Resources rules and regulations.
Any traps or other apparatus used in prohibited trapping and any firearms, dangerous weapons, air or BB guns, slingshots, or bow and arrow used in violation of this chapter shall be seized and disposed of in accordance with the order of the court in which such violation is prosecuted. In the event that there exists no court order for the disposition of such seized property, such property shall be returned to the owner or to the person entitled to possession thereof if such person is known or can be determined. In the event that the owner or person entitled to such property is not known or cannot be determined, then such seized property shall be disposed of in the manner provided for in the disposition of abandoned property.
[Added 7-22-2002]
Penalties for violation of this chapter shall be punishable as provided in Chapter 1, General Provisions, § 1-3. The provisions of Chapter 1, Article II, Municipal Civil Infractions, also apply to violations of this chapter.