1501:31-15-08 Deer damage control permits.

(A) The chief of the division of wildlife hereby establishes free deer damage control permits. Persons having sustained actual and substantial nursery, orchard, farm crop or other property damage by deer shall apply for a permit, which may be issued according to individual circumstances and need and for such length of time as determined by personnel of the division of wildlife or the chief's designee. Failure to comply with the provisions set forth in the application for a deer damage control permit shall result in the immediate revocation of the permit and the person violating the provisions will be subject to prosecution under existing laws.

(B) It shall be unlawful to sell, barter or trade any part of a deer killed under authority of a deer damage control permit.

(C) It shall be unlawful for any person not listed on a deer damage control permit to aid or assist in the taking or killing of deer.

(D) It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take deer at any time during the closed season, except when taken under the authority of a deer damage control permit. Provided further, it shall be unlawful to take deer at any time other than within the dates listed on the deer damage control permit.

(E) It shall be unlawful to dispose of any parts of a deer except as specified on the deer damage control permit.

(F) It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take a deer at any time of the day or night except during the times specifically listed on the deer damage control permit.

(G) It shall be lawful to take or attempt to take a deer on a deer damage control permit with any rifle, shotgun, pistol, revolver, bow or crossbow and arrow unless otherwise prohibited on the issued permit.

(H) All definitions set forth in rule 1501:31-1-02 of the Administrative Code shall apply to this rule.

(I) It shall be unlawful to sell, barter, or trade a deer damage control permit obtained under this section.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 06/22/2011 and 06/15/2016
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1531.08
Rule Amplifies: 1531.08
Prior Effective Dates: 3/1/73, 6/1/78, 6/1/79, 6/1/84, 7/31/89, 7/15/98, 7/5/00, 01/01/01, 7/19/02, 8/17/07, 07/01/08