Hopewell Township Municipal Deer Management Program accepting applications

Hopewell Township will be accepting individual permit applications for the township’s municipal deer management program for the 2020-2021 hunting season BEGINNING April 6, 2020.

All applicants must be fourteen (14) years or older, have a valid New Jersey hunting license, and must show proof of and maintain $1Million 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 2020-21 white tail deer hunting season. 

Licensed hunters who are interested in participating in the program should visit http://www.hopewelltwp.org/299/Deer-Management-Advisory-Committee on April 6, 2020, for an application form, and for parcel location maps showing maximum number of hunters, and permitted sporting arms, rules and regulations, township ordinance for Deer Management.

Applications for the 2020-2021 Deer Management Program are only available through the Township’s website at the above link. All applications and required documents must be delivered to the Hopewell Township Municipal Building, 201 Washington Crossing – Pennington Rd, Titusville, NJ 08650. 

Due to the current state of emergency and temporary closing of the municipal building, all applications must be deposited in the night deposit slot of the municipal building near the flagpole. The application deadline is Friday, May 8, 2020 at 4pm.

Only completed applications will be processed. For any questions, please call 609-537- 0243 or email deermanagement@hopewelltwp.org.

Submitted by Hopewell Township.

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