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Notice of Public Hearing Sussex County Board of Supervisors
Notice of Public Hearing Sussex County Board of Supervisors
Notice is hereby given pursuant to Va. Code § 15.2-1427, the Sussex County Board of Supervisors will hold a Public Hearing

The meeting will be held at a continued meeting on Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. in the Sussex Elementary School Gymnasium located at 21392 Sussex Drive, Stony Creek, Virginia 23882 on the following ordinance being proposed for adoption:

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE SUSSEX COUNTY CODE ARTICLE V. GAME AND FIREARMS, TO REQUIRE ELEVATED STANDS AND LANDOWER PERMISSION FOR HUNTING BY MUZZLE LOADER, AND TO ALLOW THE USE OF SHOTGUN SLUG RIFLES AND MODERN MUZZLE LOADING RIFLES TO HUNT DEER AS FOLLOWS ( 1) THE PERSON SHALL HUNT ONLY FROM AN ELEVATED STAND AT LEAST TEN (10) FEET ABOVE GROUND LEVEL; UNLESS THE HUNTER OBTAINS THE DISABLED HUNTER EXEMPTION AS PROVIDED BY VIRGINIA CODE § 29.1-528.2 OR OTHER APPLICABLE STATE LAW; (2) THE RIFLE MAY HAVE A ROUND IN ITS CHAMBER ONLY WHEN IT IS ON THE ELEVATED STAND; AND (3) THE PERSON FIRST OBTAINS WRITTEN PERMISSION FROM THE LANDOWNER; AND (4) THE PERSON COMPLIES WITH ALL SAFETY AND OTHER REGULATIONS OF THE SUSSEX COUNTY CODE AND THE VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF WILDIFE RESOURCES.

A copy of the proposed ordinance or amendment to ordinance will be available at the County Administration office located 20135 Princeton Road, Sussex, Virginia 23884. Business hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

All interested parties are invited to attend.

Authorized by:
Richard Douglas
County Administrator

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