Wednesday, March 04, 2009
Bow Hunting in City Limits?
Q: I am an avid deer hunter. I have come across some land that I may be able to obtain permission to hunt on, however it is within the city limits of South Bend. I'm sure there are laws/ordinances against the discharging of firearms, but what about the use of Archery equipment in the practice of hunting within the city limits? Ground base it legal to hunt deer with Archery equipment within the City Limits of South Bend?

A: Bow hunting within the city limits is NOT permitted inside a designated public park area, as prohibited by Municipal Code 19-44. If you are on private property within the city limits, I did not find a code that would prohibit this, assuming it is not in violation of DNR restrictions.


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