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Lillington, North Carolina

Community on the Cape Fear

Establishment of Bird Sanctuary

  1. The area embraced within the corporate limits of the Town and all land owned or leased by the Town outside the corporate limits is hereby designated as a bird sanctuary.
  2. It shall be unlawful to intentionally trap, hunt, shoot, or otherwise  kill, within a sanctuary hereby established, any native wild bird. It shall be lawful to trap birds or fowl specifically declared a nuisance by the Town board when such birds or fowl are found to be congregating in such number in a particular locality that they constitute a nuisance or a menace to health or property.

  3. The bird clubs of the Town are hereby granted permission to erect artistic signs, giving notice of the regulations therein provided, at such places and of such design as may be approved by the Town Board.

                State Law Reference: Bird Sanctuary establishment, G.S. 160A-188