Town of Genesee, WI
Waukesha County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Genesee 2-9-2015 by Ord. No. 15-13. Amendments noted where applicable.]
There shall be no hunting within the limits of the Town of Genesee unless said hunter has permission from the owner of the land upon which he/she is hunting. Any person apprehended on land not owned by that person without permission from the owner shall be deemed to have violated the terms of this chapter.
No person shall discharge any shotgun, bow and arrow or crossbow, rifle, pistol, revolver (of whatever caliber), air rifle, BB gun or other weapon using air as a propulsion device, or a muzzleloader, black powder, or antique or replica weapon within the limits of the Town of Genesee without permission from the owner of the land where the weapon is discharged, and, in addition, any such discharge is subject to the following limitations and restrictions:
A. 
Discharge is prohibited within 250 feet of any building in the Town of Genesee that is not owned by the person discharging the weapon.
B. 
Hunting with a bow and arrow or crossbow is subject to the following additional limitations and restrictions: No person shall hunt with a bow and arrow or crossbow within 100 yards from a building located on another person's land, provided that this prohibition does not apply if the person who owns the land on which the building is located allows the hunter to hunt within 100 yards of the building. Any person who hunts with a bow and arrow or crossbow must discharge the arrow or bolt from the respective weapon toward the ground, such as from a tree stand.
C. 
No person may hunt on any land owned or leased by the Town of Genesee.
Nothing in this chapter shall be deemed to prohibit any person from the discharging of firearms when said discharge is solely for the protection of life or property.
Each violation of any provision of this chapter shall be subject to the penalties and remedies described in Chapter 1, General Provisions, Article I, General Penalty, of this Code.