Town of Bethlehem, NY
Albany County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Bethlehem 4-25-1990. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Firearms — See Ch. 66.
This chapter may be known and cited as the "Town of Bethlehem Hunting Ordinance."
The purpose of this chapter is to protect the public health, welfare, safety, peace and tranquility by regulating hunting and trapping on park property owned by the Town of Bethlehem.
No person shall hunt, trap or use any hunting device on property which is designated as parkland. Hunting devices include firearms, bows and arrows, traps or any other device used for hunting.
[Amended 6-24-2020 by L.L. No. 4-2020]
The prohibition contained in § 79-3 shall not apply to:
A law enforcement or peace officer in the performance of his or her official duties.
Persons licensed to hunt who possess hunting rights established in leases on land acquired by the Town subject to those leases.
Any person violating the provisions of this chapter shall be guilty of a violation and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punishable by a fine not exceeding $250.