SECTION .1200 ‑ CONTROLLED FOX HUNTING PRESERVES

 

15A NCAC 10H .1201      LICENSE TO OPERATE

(a)  It shall be unlawful for any individual, firm, association or corporation to operate a controlled fox hunting preserve without first obtaining from the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission a license for this purpose. 

(b)  A controlled fox hunting preserve license shall entitle the holder or holders and their guests, to hunt foxes and coyotes at any time within the fenced area.  Controlled fox hunting preserve licenses shall not be transferable, either as to operator or as to site of operation

(c)  Applicants shall be prepared to show proof of ownership of the land contained in the proposed controlled fox hunting preserve or that they have this land under lease for the duration of the license period.  Applications for controlled fox hunting preserve licenses shall be made on forms obtained from the Commission.

(d) Upon receipt of an application accompanied by the statutory fee, the Commission shall issue a license, provided it is determined that the location and operation of such a hunting preserve is consistent with the wildlife conservation program and in the public interest; and further provided that all regulations herein regarding establishment of such areas have been complied with. 

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 113‑134; 113‑273(g);

Eff. August 1, 1990;

Amended Eff. June 1, 2004.