Hopewell Township will be accepting individual permit applications for the Township’s municipal deer management program for the 2017-2018 hunting season beginning June 13, 2017.
All applicants must be fourteen (14) years or older, have a valid New Jersey hunting license, and must show proof of and maintain 1 million dollar general liability insurance for the entire hunting season. There is a $30 non-refundable application fee.
Please note there are a limited number of open hunting spots available due to returning grandfathered hunters. Open permitted spots will be filled by lottery process. Once notified, successful applicants are required to participate in a hunter orientation safety course and pay an additional $70 to receive their hunting and parking permits. Permits will be valid for the entire 2017-18 white tail deer hunting season.
Licensed hunters who are interested in participating in the program should visit http://www.hopewelltwp.org/deer_mgmt_comm_main.html on June 13th for an application form and for additional details including parcel location maps showing maximum number of hunters, permitted sporting arms, rules, regulations, and Township ordinance for deer management.
Paper copies of these applications will be available in the Township’s municipal building lobby on June 13th also.
All applications and required documents must be submitted in-person by the applicant to the Hopewell Township Police Department, 201 Washington Crossing – Pennington Rd, Titusville, NJ 08650. Applications will only be accepted from 9am-4pm, Monday-Friday. The application deadline is Friday, July 8, 2017 at 4pm. Only completed applications will be processed.