To participate and hunt within the city limits of Newark, all hunters, and the property they wish to hunt, must meet specific requirements and be approved by the Division of Police in advance of any hunting activity.  Hunting within the city is limited to the bow hunting of deer only and under strict regulations approved by the Director of Public Safety.  Hunters wishing to participate in the program must possess a valid State of Ohio hunting license as well as one valid deer permit before seeking approval to hunt.  Hunters must pass an archery proficiency test with the equipment they plan to use.

The City of Newark Deer Hunting Program follows the state archery season which is:  September 30th, 2017 through February 4th, 2018.

Hunters who wish to participate in the lottery or assigned a property to hunt that is owned or controlled by the City of Newark must have their applications and proficiency test completed and turned into the Division of Police by 5:00pm on September 15th, 2017 for consideration.  Descriptions of the 5 available hunting zones are located in the Hunter Application Packet and maps are available below.

The annual hunters meeting will be held on Tuesday September 19th, 2017 at 6:00pm at the Newark Division of Police, 39 South 4th Street, Newark, Ohio 43055.    

Get details and Applications Here .