DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES  
LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION  
LOCAL HUNTING AND FIREARMS CONTROLS  
(By authority conferred on the department of natural resources by section 41901 of  
1994 PA 451, MCL 324.41901)  
Regulation No. 101, Alcona county.  
R 317.101.1 Greenbush township, portion of sections 31 and 32; hunting  
restricted.  
Rule 1. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a rifle is unlawful within the  
following described area of Greenbush township, Alcona county: Beginning at a  
point where VanEttan Lake road intersects with Kings Corner road; thence north 1/2  
mile to the east/west 1/4 mile line of section 31, T25N, R9E; thence east on the 1/4  
mile line for 3/4 of a mile to the 1/8 line of section 32, T25N, R9E; thence south on  
the 1/8 line of section 32, T25N, R9E to Kings Corner road; thence west on Kings  
Corner road to the point of beginning.  
History: 1981 AACS.  
Regulation No. 106, Arenac county.  
R 317.106.1 Sims township, portion; hunting restricted.  
Rule 1. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a rifle is unlawful within the following  
described area in Sims township, Arenac county, except at a target range recognized  
and approved by the township board: Beginning at a point where the north line of Sims  
township intersects with the Lake Huron shoreline, T19N, R7E; thence west on the  
township line to the centerline of U.S. 23; thence southwesterly on U.S. 23 to Tonkey  
road; thence south on Tonkey road as extended to the Lake Huron shoreline;  
thence northeasterly along the Lake Huron shoreline to the point of beginning.  
History: 1979 AC.  
Regulation No. 108, Barry county.  
R 317.108.1 Barry township, portion; hunting prohibited.  
Rule 1. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm is unlawful on the Delton W.  
K. Kellogg school property located in sections 5 and 6, T1N,  
R9W, Barry township, Barry county.  
History: 1979 AC.  
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R 317.108.2 Prairieville township; Shelp lake, hunting prohibited.  
Rule 2. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm is unlawful on or over the  
waters of Shelp lake, located in section 4, T1N, R10W, Prairieville township,  
Barry county.  
History: 1980 AACS.  
Regulation No. 111, Berrien county.  
R 317.111.1 Niles township, parts of southeast portion.  
Rule 1. Hunting for any wild animal or wild bird with a firearm, pellet or BB gun,  
or bow and arrow, or the discharge of a firearm, pellet or BB gun or bow and arrow is  
prohibited in that part of Niles township, Berrien county, in town 8 south, range 17  
west, except the east 1/2 of section 12, the east 1/2 of section 13, the northeast 1/4 of  
section 24 and those parts of sections 15 and 22 east of the St. Joseph river.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.111.2 Bertrand township, portion of waters of St. Joseph river hunting  
prohibited.  
Rule 2. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm is unlawful on or over the  
waters of that portion of the St. Joseph river fronting the West River subdivision  
beginning at the highway bridge on U.S. highway 12 located in section 3, T7S,  
R17W, then south for a distance of 2000 feet.  
History: 1983 AACS.  
Regulation No. 120, Crawford county.  
R 317.120.1 Grayling township, military reservation.  
Rule 1. (1) A person may not hunt for any wild animal or wild bird with a firearm  
or bow and arrow or discharge a firearm or bow and arrow on those parcels of land  
located in T26N, R4W, Grayling township, Crawford county, and within the Camp  
Grayling military reservation and described as follows:  
(a) The northwest 1/4 of the southeast 1/4 of section 22.  
(b) The northeast 1/4 of the southwest 1/4 of section 22.  
(c) The north 1/2 of the northeast 1/4 of section 28.  
(d) The northeast 1/4 of section 33.  
(e) The southwest 1/4 of the northwest 1/4 of section 34.  
(2) This rule shall not apply to law enforcement officers or military personnel  
discharging firearms while in the performance of their official duties.  
History: 1979 AC.  
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R 317.120.2 Frederic township, portion of section 25; hunting prohibited.  
Rule 2. Hunting with or the discharge of a firearm is unlawful in the southeast  
1/4 and the east 1/2 of the southwest 1/4 of section 25, T27N, R4W, of Frederic  
township, Crawford county.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.120.3 Lovells township, sections 18, 19, and portions of sections 13 and  
24; hunting with, or the discharge of, rifles prohibited.  
Rule 3. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a rifle is unlawful within the following  
described areas in Lovells township, Crawford county: All of sections 18 and 19,  
T28N, R1W, and those portions of sections 13 and 24, T28N, R2W, located east of  
Twin Bridges road.  
History: 1979 AC.  
Regulation No. 123, Eaton county.  
R 317.123.1 Delta township; portion; hunting with firearm other than a  
shotgun prohibited.  
Rule 1. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm other than a shotgun  
loaded with shot not larger than no. 2 is unlawful in that portion of Delta township, Eaton  
county, located east of interstate highway 96  
(I-96), except section 11, T4N, R3W, which is bounded on the north by Willow  
highway, on the south by Saginaw highway, on the east by Elmwood road, and on the  
west by Creyts road; those areas of sections 21, 22, 27, and 28 bounded on the north by  
St. Joseph highway, on the south by Millett highway, on the east by Creyts road, and on  
the west by I-96; and at target ranges recognized and approved by the township  
board.  
History: 1979 AC; 1982 AACS.  
R 317.123.2  
prohibited.  
Delta township, Waverly school district sites; hunting  
Rule 2. Hunting with, or the discharge of, any firearm is unlawful within 150  
yards of properties belonging to and under the control of the Waverly school district,  
Delta township, Eaton county, described as: the Administration building site located in  
the SW 1/4 of section 25, T4N, R3W; the Campus and Colt sites located in sections  
13 and 14, T4N, R3W; the Elmwood site located in section 11, T4N, R3W; and the  
Bretton Woods site located in section 12, T4N, R3W.  
History: 1979 AC.  
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R 317.123.3 Delta township; section 11; hunting prohibited.  
Rule 3. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm is unlawful in all of section 11,  
T4N, R3W, bounded on the north by Willow highway, on the south by Saginaw  
highway, on the east by Elmwood road, and on the west by Creyts road, Delta  
township, Eaton county.  
History: 1982 AACS.  
R 317.123.4 Delta township; portion; hunting with a rifle prohibited.  
Rule 4. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a rifle is unlawful in that portion of  
Delta township, Eaton county, described as follows: Beginning at a point where St.  
Joseph highway intersects with I-96; thence east on St. Joseph highway to Creyts road;  
thence south on Creyts road to Millett highway; thence west on Millett highway to I-  
96; thence north on I-96 to the point of beginning.  
History: 1982 AACS.  
Regulation No. 124, Emmet county.  
R 317.124.1 Bear Creek township; portion; hunting prohibited.  
Rule 1. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a rifle is unlawful in those parts of  
sections 3, 4, and 5, T34N, R5W, and sections 22, 27, 32, 33, 34, and 35, T35N, R5W,  
Bear Creek township, Emmet county, described as follows: Beginning at a point  
where the east city limits of the city of Petoskey intersects with Mitchell road; thence  
east on Mitchell road to Alcan road; thence north on Alcan road to Country Club  
road; thence east on Country Club road to Kolinski road; thence north on Kolinski  
road to Pickerel Lake road; thence west on Pickerel Lake road to U.S. highway 31;  
thence northeasterly on U.S. highway 31 to Shaw road; thence north on Shaw road, as  
extended across Round lake to Powell road; thence west on Powell road, as extended  
to the shore of Little Traverse bay; thence south and westerly along the shore of Little  
Traverse bay to the east city limits of the city of Petoskey; thence south on the east city  
limits of the city of Petoskey to the point of beginning, except at a target range  
recognized and approved by the township board.  
History: 1979 AC.  
Regulation No. 125, Genesee county.  
R 317.125.1 Fenton township.  
Rule 1. Hunting for any wild animal or wild bird with a firearm, or the discharge  
of a firearm, is prohibited in a part of Fenton township described as that part of  
section 2 lying south of North Long Lake road and Wiggins road, all of section 11,  
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that part of section 12 lying south of North Long Lake road and west of Fenton road,  
that part of section 13 lying west of Fenton road, all of section 14, that part of section  
15 lying east of Torrey road, the north 1/2 of section 23 except the northwest  
1/4 of the northwest 1/4, and that part of the north 1/2 of section 24 lying west of  
Fenton road, town 5 north, range 6 east, Fenton township, Genessee county.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.125.2 Fenton township, Byram lake and shoreline.  
Rule 2. Hunting for migratory waterfowl with a firearm or the possession of a  
firearm for the purposes of hunting migratory waterfowl on the waters of Byram lake in  
Fenton township, Genessee county, or within 300 feet from the shore thereof is  
prohibited.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.125.3 Mt. Morris township, east and southeast parts.  
Rule 3. Hunting for a wild animal or wild bird with a firearm, pellet gun, BB gun  
or bow and arrow or the discharge of a firearm, pellet gun or BB gun is prohibited in  
the following described area in Mt. Morris township, Genesee county: Sections 1,  
12 to 14, 22 to 24, 27 and 34, T8N, R6E, except those areas in sections 1 and 12 in the  
city of Mt. Morris and those areas in sections 23 and 34 in the city of Flint. However,  
target shooting is permitted in these areas at ranges approved by the township  
legislative body.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.125.4 Fenton township, Silver lake; hunting prohibited.  
Rule 4. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm is unlawful on the waters of  
Silver lake and within 450 feet of the water's edge, sections 27, 28 and 33, T5N, R6E,  
Fenton township, Genesee county.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.125.5 Fenton township, Marl lake; hunting prohibited.  
Rule 5. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm is unlawful on the waters of  
Marl lake and within 450 feet of the water's edge, sections 32 and 33, T5N, R6E,  
Fenton township, Genesee county.  
History: 1979 AC.  
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R 317.125.6 Argentine township, Lobdell and Softwater lakes; hunting  
prohibited.  
Rule 6. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm is unlawful in that part of  
Argentine township, Genesee county, described as follows:Beginning at the  
intersection of the Genesee county line and Seymour road; thence north on Seymour  
road to Silver Lake road; thence east on Silver Lake road to Glen Hatt road; thence  
east on Glen Hatt road to Lobdell Lake road; thence southeast on Lobdell Lake road to  
Hilltop drive; thence south on Hilltop drive as extended southerly to the Genesee county  
line; thence west on the Genesee county line to the point of beginning.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.125.7 Flint township, portion; hunting restricted.  
Rule 7. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm other than a shotgun  
loaded with shot not larger than no. 2 is unlawful in that part of Flint township,  
Genesee county, west of a line described as follows: Beginning at a point where the  
south township line intersects Dye road; thence north on Dye road to M-69; thence  
northeasterly on M-69 to Linden road; thence north on Linden road to a point where  
Ryant drain crosses  
Linden road; thence westerly along Ryant drain to Mud creek; thence northerly  
along Mud creek to the north line of the NE 1/4 of the SW 1/4 of section 18, T7N, R6E;  
thence east on the north 1/4 line to the east 1/4 line of the SW 1/4 of the NW 1/4 of  
section 17, T7N, R6E; thence north on the east 1/4 line to Calkins road; thence west  
on Calkins road to Mud creek; thence north on Mud creek to the north 1/4 line of the  
SE 1/4 of the SW 1/4 of section 7, T7N, R6E; thence east on the north 1/4 line to  
the west line of the NE 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of section 7, T7N, R6E; thence north on the  
west 1/4 line to the north 1/4 line of the NE 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of section 7, T7N, R6E;  
thence east on the north 1/4 line to the east 1/4 line of the west 1/2 of the NW 1/4 of  
section 8, T7N, R6E; thence north on the east 1/4 line to Beecher road; thence east  
on Beecher road as extended to I-75; thence north on I-75 to the north township line.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.125.8 Flint township, portion; hunting with firearm prohibited.  
Rule 8. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm is unlawful in that part of Flint  
township, Genesee county, east of a line described as follows: Beginning at a point  
where the south township line intersects Dye road; thence north on Dye road to Miller  
road; thence east on Miller road to Linden road; thence north on Linden road to Lennon  
road; thence west on Lennon road 1 mile to the section line common to sections 19 and  
20, T7N, R6E; thence north on section line common to sections 19 and 20 to Ryant  
drain; thence northwesterly along the Ryant drain to Mud creek; thence north along  
Mud creek to Corunna road; thence west on Corunna road to Elms road; thence north  
on Elms road to Beecher road; thence east on Beecher road to Linden road; thence  
north on Linden road to Flushing road; thence northwesterly on Flushing road to the  
north township line.  
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History: 1979 AC; 1982 AACS; 1984 AACS.  
Regulation No. 135, Iosco county.  
R 317.135.1 AuSable township.  
Rule 1. Hunting for any wild animal or wild bird with a firearm or bow and  
arrow, or the discharge of a firearm or bow and arrow, is prohibited in the northwest 1/4  
of section 5, and the northeast 1/4 of section 6, town 23 north, range 9 east, AuSable  
township, Iosco county.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.135.2 Oscoda township, portion of sections 5 and 6; hunting  
restricted.  
Rule 2. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a rifle is unlawful within the following  
described area of Oscoda township, Iosco county: Beginning at a point where VanEttan  
Lake road intersects with Kings Corner road; thence south 1/4 mile to the 1/8 line  
of section 6, T24N, R9E; thence east 3/4 of a mile on the 1/8 line of section 6, T24N,  
R9E, to the 1/8 line of section 5, T24N, R9E; thence north on the 1/8 line of section  
5, T24N, R9E, to Kings Corner road; thence west on Kings Corner road to the point of  
beginning.  
History: 1980 AACS.  
R 317.135.3 Oscoda township, portion of section 33; hunting prohibited.  
Rule 3. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm is unlawful in those  
portions of section 33, T24N, R9E, Oscoda township, Iosco county, described as  
follows:  
(a) South of the AuSable river bounded on the west by a line extending north  
from Grass Lake road, on the east by the D&M railroad tracks, and on the south by the  
River road.  
(b) North of the AuSable river bounded on the west by the Three Pipes drain, on  
the east by the D&M railroad tracks, and on the north by Wurtsmith air force base.  
History: 1984 AACS.  
Regulation No. 138, Jackson county.  
R 317.138.1 Leoni township, Gilletts lake, hunting prohibited.  
Rule 1. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm is unlawful within that part of  
sections 27, 28, 33 and 34, T2S, R1E, Leoni township, Jackson county, hereinafter  
described: Beginning at the intersection of Ann Arbor road and Ponderosa drive; thence  
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south on Ponderosa drive to Kapok  
drive; thence easterly on Kapok drive to  
Dogwood drive; thence southerly on Dogwood drive to Viking drive; thence  
southerly on Viking drive and as extended, easterly to Donnely road; thence south on  
Donnely road to Water drive; thence easterly on Water drive as extended to Ambs  
drive; thence south on Ambs drive to Shady lane; thence northeasterly on Shady lane  
to Gilletts Lake road; thence north on Gilletts Lake road to Ann Arbor road; thence  
west to point of beginning.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.138.2 Summit township; hunting with, or discharge of, rifle  
prohibited; exception.  
Rule 2. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a rifle is unlawful within Summit  
township, Jackson county, except at a target range recognized and approved by the  
Summit township board.  
History: 1980 AACS.  
R 317.138.3 Summit township; hunting restricted.  
Rule 3. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm is unlawful within Summit  
township, Jackson county, except on those lands zoned agricultural as of January 1,  
1978.  
History: 1980 AACS.  
Regulation No. 139, Kalamazoo county.  
R 317.139.1 Oshtemo township, parts of sections 11, 13, 14, 24, 25, and 26;  
hunting prohibited.  
Rule 1. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm is unlawful within the  
following described area in Oshtemo township, Kalamazoo county, except at a target  
range recognized and approved by the township board: Beginning at the intersection of  
Drake road and Parkview avenue; thence west on Parkview avenue to Atlantic  
avenue; thence southwesterly on Atlantic avenue to 9th street; thence north on 9th  
street to Erie street; thence southwest on Erie street to Chime street; thence north on  
Chime street to West Michigan avenue; thence northeasterly on West Michigan avenue  
to 9th street; thence north on 9th street to to the NW corner of the SE 1/4 of section  
26, T2S, R12W; thence east 1/2 mile on the 1/4 line to the NE corner of the SE 1/4  
of section 26, T2S, R12W; thence north 1/2 mile on the section line to the NW corner  
of section 25, T2S, R12W; thence east 1/2 mile on the section line to 11th street;  
thence north on 11th street to KL avenue; thence northwesterly on KL avenue to the SW  
corner of the NW 1/4 of section 24, T2S, R12W; thence north 1/2 mile on the section  
line to the NW corner of section 24, T2S, R12W; thence west on the section line 1/2  
mile to the SW corner of the SE 1/4 of section 14, T2S, R12W; thence north on the  
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1/4 line for 1 and 1/2 miles to the NW corner of the SE 1/4 of section 11, T2S, R12W;  
thence east 3/4 mile to the centerline of U.S. 131; thence south 1/2 mile on U.S.  
131 to the north section line of section 13, T2S, R12W; thence east 3/4 mile to Drake  
road; thence south on Drake road to the point of beginning.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.139.2 Ross township, Sherman lake, hunting prohibited.  
Rule 2. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm is unlawful within 150 yards  
inland from the water's edge and on, or over, the waters of Sherman lake, sections  
29 and 32, T1S, R9W, Ross township, Kalamazoo county.  
History: 1979 AC.  
Regulation No. 147, Livingston county.  
R 317.147.1 Green Oak township, parts of sections 3, 4 and 5.  
Rule 1. Hunting for any wild animal or wild bird with a firearm or the discharge  
of a firearm is prohibited in those parts of sections 3, 4 and 5 of Green Oak township,  
Livingston county, bounded on the east by the west 1/8 line of section 3, on the south  
by the Chesapeake & Ohio railroad, on the west by US-23, and on the north by the  
Brighton-Green Oak township line.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.147.2 Green Oak township, parts of sections 21 to 23 and 26 to 28.  
Rule 2. Hunting for any wild animal or wild bird with a firearm or the discharge  
of a firearm is prohibited in those parts of sections 21, 22, 23, 26, 27 and 28 of Green  
Oak township, Livingston county, bounded on the east by Rushton road, on the south  
by Nine Mile road, on the west by Marshall and Silver Lake roads, and on the north  
by Silverside drive and Doane road.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.147.3 Brighton township, parts of sections 32 and 33.  
Rule 3. Hunting for any wild animal or wild bird with a firearm or the discharge  
of a firearm is prohibited in those parts of sections 32 and 33 of Brighton township,  
Livingston county, south of Grand River road (interstate business route 96) and  
east of the northbound lane of US-23 expressway.  
History: 1979 AC.  
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R 317.147.4 Genoa township, parts of sections 21, 22, 27 and 28.  
Rule 4. Hunting for any wild animal or wild bird with a firearm, pellet gun, BB  
gun or bow and arrow, or the discharge of a firearm, pellet gun, BB gun or bow and  
arrow is prohibited on the waters of Round, Big and Little Crooked lakes and within  
500 feet of the shores thereof in sections 21, 22, 27 and 28, Genoa township, Livingston  
county.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.147.5 Genoa township, parts of sections 3, 4 and 9 to 11.  
Rule 5. Hunting for a wild animal or wild bird with a firearm or bow and arrow or  
discharge of a firearm or bow and arrow is prohibited in the following described  
areas in Genoa township, Livingston county: Beginning at the intersection of the section  
line between sections 10 and 11, T2N, R5E, with the centerline of Grand River road  
(BL-96); thence southeasterly along that road to the north and south eighth line of  
the southwest quarter of section 11; thence northerly along that eighth line to the east  
and west quarter line; thence westerly along that quarter line to Hughes road; thence  
northwesterly along Hughes road to the section line between sections 10 and 11; thence  
northerly to the section corner common to sections 2, 3, 10 and 11; thence westerly  
along the section line between sections 3 and 10 to the easterly north and south eighth  
line of section 3; thence northerly along that eighth line to the intersection with the  
northerly east and west eighth line of section 3; thence westerly along the  
northerly east and west eighth lines of sections 3 and 4 to the north and south quarter  
line of section 4; thence southerly along the north and south quarter lines of sections 4  
and 9 to the intersection with the centerline of Grand River road (BL-96); thence  
southeasterly along that centerline to the point of beginning. However, target  
shooting is permitted in this area at ranges approved by the township legislative  
body.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.147.6 Marion township, Coon lake; hunting prohibited.  
Rule 6. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm is unlawful on the waters of  
Coon lake, sections 24 and 25, T2N, R4E, Marion township, Livingston county.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.147.7 Deerfield township, parts of sections 1 and 2; hunting  
prohibited.  
Rule 7. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm is unlawful in those parts of  
sections 1 and 2, T4N, R5E, Deerfield township, Livingston county, described as  
follows: Beginning at a point where the Livingston county line intersects Argentine  
road; thence south on Argentine road to Bennett lake road; thence east on Bennett  
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lake road to Crosby drive; thence north on Crosby drive to the Livingston county  
line; thence west on the Livingston county line to the point of beginning.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.147.8 Hamburg township; Gut lake.  
Rule 8. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm is unlawful on or over the  
waters of Gut lake, lying in sections 14, 15, 22, and 23, T1N, R5E, Hamburg  
township, Livingston county.  
History: 1981 AACS.  
Regulation No. 150, Macomb county.  
R 317.150.1 Shelby township.  
Rule 1. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm is unlawful in Shelby  
township, Macomb county, except as follows:  
(a) Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm is lawful on property from  
Juengel road north to the east/west 1/4 section line and from Dequindre road east  
approximately 3,200 feet to the Clinton river; on  
the state-owned land in the  
Rochester-Utica recreation area; and on target ranges registered with the township  
clerk.  
(b) Hunting with, or the discharge of, a shotgun loaded with shot not larger than  
no. 2 is lawful on the following described areas: sections 1, 13, 14, and 23 and that  
portion of section 2 lying north and east of the middle branch of the Clinton river, T3N,  
R12E.  
History: 1979 AC; 1982 AACS.  
R 317.150.2 Clinton township, hunting prohibited.  
Rule 2. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm is unlawful in Clinton  
township, Macomb county.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.150.3 Bruce township, part of section 34.  
Rule 3. Hunting for any wild animal or wild bird with a firearm or the discharge  
of a firearm is prohibited in that part of section 34, town 5 north, range 12 east, Bruce  
township, Macomb county, described as follows: Beginning at the intersection of Earl  
memorial highway (M-53) and 33-mile road, westerly on 33-mile road a distance of  
3,980 feet; thence southerly 2,691 feet to Gates road; thence westerly on Gates road  
1,320 feet to its intersection with Camp Ground road; thence southerly on Camp  
Ground road to its intersection with 32-mile road; thence easterly on 32-mile road to  
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the west city limits of Romeo; thence northerly on the west city limits of Romeo to Gates  
road; thence easterly on Gates road to its intersection with Earl memorial highway  
(M-53); thence northerly on Earl memorial highway to point of beginning.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.150.4 Harrison township, north of and including the Clinton river.  
Rule 4. Hunting with, and the discharge of, a firearm or bow and arrow is  
prohibited in that area north of and including the Clinton river in Harrison  
township, Macomb county, except under permit for target shooting as authorized by the  
township board. This rule shall not apply to lands owned by or under control of the  
department of natural resources or the United States government.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.150.5 Rescinded.  
History: 1979 AC; 1982 AACS.  
R 317.150.6 Rescinded.  
History: 1979 AC; 2012 AACS.  
R 317.150.7 Rescinded.  
History: 1979 AC; 2012 AACS.  
R 317.150.8 Rescinded.  
History: 1979 AC; 2012 AACS.  
R 317.150.9 Chesterfield township, south of 24-mile road.  
Rule 9. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm, except under permit for  
target shooting as authorized by the township board, or to control nuisance animals  
as authorized by the department of natural resources, is prohibited within the  
following described area of Chesterfield township, Macomb county: Starting at 23-  
mile road and the Macomb township-Chesterfield township common border; thence  
easterly on 23-mile road to Gratiot avenue; thence northeasterly on Gratiot avenue to  
24-mile road; thence easterly on 24-mile road to Baker road; thence northerly on  
Baker road to New Haven road/Washington avenue; thence southeasterly on New  
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Haven road/Washington avenue to the west city limits of New Baltimore; thence  
southerly along the west city limits of New  
Baltimore to the shoreline of Lake St. Clair; thence southwesterly along the Lake  
St. Clair shoreline to William P. Rosso highway; thence westerly along William P.  
Rosso highway to the west boundary of Chesterfield township; thence northerly  
along the west boundary of Chesterfield township to 23-mile road, the point of  
beginning. The provisions of this rule shall not apply to lands owned by, or under  
the control of, the department of natural resources or the United States government.  
History: 1979 AC; 1985 AACS.  
R 317.150.10 Rescinded.  
History: 1979 AC; 1982 AACS  
R 317.150.12 Macomb township, portion, hunting with firearm prohibited.  
Rule 12. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm is unlawful in that part of  
Macomb township, Macomb county, described as follows: Beginning at a point  
where M-59 intersects with Hayes road; thence north on Hayes road to 22-mile road;  
thence east on 22-mile road to where Salt Slang drain crosses 22-mile road; thence  
southerly following Salt Slang drain to the one-quarter line of section 30, T3N, R13E;  
thence east on the one-quarter line of sections 30 and 29; T3N, R13E, to Romeo Plank  
road; thence south on Romeo Plank road to M-59; thence west to M-59 to the point of  
beginning.  
History: 1983 AACS.  
Regulation No. 151, Manistee county.  
R 317.151.1 Onekama township; portion; hunting with center-fire rifle  
prohibited.  
Rule 1. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a center-fire rifle is unlawful within  
the following described area of Onekama township, Manistee county: Beginning at the  
junction of highway M-22 and Portage Point drive; thence northwesterly along Portage  
Point drive to Ivanhoe drive; thence northwesterly along Ivanhoe drive in section 21,  
T23N, R16W, to the Lake Michigan shoreline; thence southerly to Portage lake  
entry; thence easterly along the north shore of Portage lake to the west 1/4 section  
line of section 26, T23N, R16W; thence northerly along the 1/4 section line to the  
point of beginning.  
History: 1985 AACS.  
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Regulation No. 163, Oakland county.  
R 317.163.1 Orion township.  
Rule 1. Hunting for any wild animal or wild bird with a firearm or bow and arrow  
or the discharge of a firearm is prohibited in sections 1, 2, 3, 10, 11, and 12, town 4  
north, range 10 east, except the state-owned land in the Bald Mountain recreation area,  
Orion township, Oakland county.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.163.2 Oxford township.  
Rule 2. Hunting for any wild migratory waterfowl with a firearm, bow and arrow,  
or slingshot, is prohibited in a part of Oxford township described as follows: That part of  
sections 26 and 27 west of state highway M-24, except the village of Oxford; all of  
section 28; that part of section 29 east of Sanders road; that part of section 33 east of  
Newman road; all of section 34, and that part of section 35 west of state highway M-  
24, all in town 5 north, range 10 east, Oxford township, Oakland county.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.163.3 Holly township.  
Rule 3. Hunting for any wild animal or wild bird with a firearm or bow and  
arrow, or the discharge of a firearm, is prohibited in that part of sections 22 and 27,  
town 5 north, range 7 east, lying southerly of Quick road and northerly of Grange Hall  
road and easterly of the Holly village limits, all in Holly township, Oakland county.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.163.4 Commerce township, section 7, and parts of sections 6 and 8.  
Rule 4. Hunting for any wild animal or wild bird with a firearm or bow and  
arrow, or the discharge of a firearm, except at shooting ranges approved by the  
township board, is prohibited in section 7, the southwest 1/4 and west 1/2 of the  
southeast 1/4 of section 6, and that part of section 8 lying west of the Detroit Edison  
power line, Commerce township, Oakland county.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.163.5 Commerce township, parts of sections 9, 10, 15, and 16.  
Rule 5. Hunting for any wild animal or wild bird with a firearm or bow and arrow  
or the discharge of a firearm, except on state-owned land in the southwest 1/4 of the  
southwest 1/4 of section 9 and the northwest 1/4 of the northwest 1/4 of section 16 and  
at shooting ranges approved by the  
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township board, is prohibited in those parts of sections 9, 10, 15, and 16 of  
Commerce township, Oakland county, bounded on the east by South Commerce  
road, on the south and west by Oakley Park, Benstein and Bass Lake roads, and on  
the north by Sleeth and Commerce roads.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.163.6 Independence township; hunting restricted.  
Rule 6. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a center-fire rifle is unlawful in  
Independence township, Oakland county, except at target ranges registered with the  
township clerk.  
History: 1979 AC; 1984 AACS.  
R 317.163.7 Independence township; hunting prohibited.  
Rule 7. Hunting with a firearm is unlawful in the following described areas of  
Independence township, Oakland county:  
(a) In or over the waters of Walters lake located in sections 12, 13, and 14, T4N,  
R9E.  
(b) Beginning at a point in the southeast corner of section 35, T4N, R9E, where  
Clintonville road intersects with Mann road; thence north on Clintonville road to I-75;  
thence northwesterly on I-75 to the section line common to sections 26 and 27;  
thence south on the section line and Dvorak road to Maybee road; thence west on  
Maybee road to Chickadee lane; thence north on Chickadee lane 1/2 mile to Goldfinch  
lane; thence east 1 mile to the section line common to sections 27 and 28; thence  
north 1/4 mile to the quarter section line; thence 1/2 mile west to the center line of  
section 28; thence north on the center line to Almond road/Clarkston road continuing  
on the center line of section 16 to Perry Lake road; thence west on Perry Lake road  
1/4 mile to the quarter line of section 16; thence north to the north line of section 16;  
thence west to the corner common to sections 8, 9, 16, and 17; thence south 1/2 mile  
to Cranberry Lake road; thence west on Cranberry Lake road to M-15; thence south  
on M-15 to I-75; thence west on I-75 to Holcomb road; thence southeasterly on  
Holcomb road/White Lake road to Dixie highway; thence southeasterly on Dixie  
highway to Lingor road; thence southwesterly on Lingor road/Parkview road and  
Andersonville road to the south line of Independence township; thence east to the point  
of beginning.  
History: 1979 AC; 1984 AACS.  
R 317.163.8 Rescinded.  
History: 1979 AC; 1984 AACS.  
R 317.163.9 Addison township, parts of sections 26, 27, and 28.  
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Rule 9. Hunting for any wild animal or wild bird with a firearm or the discharge  
of a firearm is prohibited in those parts of sections 26, 27, and 28 of Addison  
township, Oakland county, bounded on the east by Rochester road, on the south by  
Lakeville and Rochester roads and on the west by Lakeville road.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.163.10 Rescinded.  
History: 1979 AC; 1984 AACS.  
R 317.163.11 Rescinded.  
History: 1979 AC; 1984 AACS.  
R 317.163.12 Rescinded.  
History: 1979 AC; 1984 AACS.  
R 317.163.13 White Lake township, parts of section 21, 28, and 29.  
Rule 13, Hunting for any wild animal or wild bird with a firearm or bow and  
arrow or the discharge of a firearm is prohibited in those parts of sections 21, 28, and  
29 of White Lake township, Oakland county, beginning at the junction of the east section  
line of section 21 and state highway M-59 (Highland road), thence westerly on M-59  
to Sunset street, southerly on Sunset street to Biscayne avenue, thence westerly on  
Biscayne avenue to Bogie Lake road, thence southerly on Bogie Lake road to  
centerline of section 29, thence east on centerline of section 29 and section 28 to the  
east section line of section 28, thence north on the east section line of section 28 and  
section 21 to point of beginning.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.163.14 White Lake township, parts of sections 23 and 24.  
Rule 14. Hunting for any wild animal or wild bird with a firearm or bow and  
arrow or the discharge of a firearm is prohibited in those parts of sections 23 and 24  
of White Lake township, Oakland county, beginning at the junction of the Huron  
river and state highway M-59 (Highland road), westerly on state highway M-59  
(Highland road) to Hilltop drive, thence southeasterly on Hilltop drive to its end,  
south from end of Hilltop drive to the shores of Oxbow lake, thence southerly on the  
shores of Oxbow lake to the north bank of the Huron river, thence easterly and  
northerly along the north and west banks of the Huron river to point of beginning.  
History: 1979 AC.  
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R 317.163.15 White Lake township, parts of sections 26, 27, 34, and 35.  
Rule 15. Hunting for any wild animal or wild bird with a firearm or bow and  
arrow or the discharge of a firearm is prohibited in those parts of sections 26, 27, 34,  
and 35 of White Lake township, Oakland county, beginning at the intersection of  
Union Lake road and Elizabeth Lake road, westerly on Elizabeth Lake road, to Oxbow  
Lake road, thence southerly on Oxbow Lake road to Cedar Island road, thence  
southeasterly on Cedar Island road to Round Lake road, thence northerly on Round  
Lake road (Farnsworth road) to Union Lake road, thence northwesterly on Union Lake  
road to point of beginning.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.163.16 Rose township, part of section 3.  
Rule 16. Hunting for any wild animal or wild bird with a firearm or the discharge  
of a firearm is prohibited in that part of section 3, town 4 north, range 7 east, Rose  
township, Oakland county, described as follows: Beginning at the intersection of the  
north line of section 3 with the southwest right of way line of the Grand Trunk  
Western railroad; thence southeasterly along the right of way to a point 330 feet west  
of the east line of section 3; thence southerly along a line parallel and 330 feet  
west of the east line of section 3 to the water's edge on the south bank of Stiffs pond;  
thence westerly along the water's edge of Stiffs pond to the east right of way line of  
the Chesapeake & Ohio railroad; thence northeasterly along the east right of way  
line to the north line of section 3; thence easterly along the north line of section 3 to  
the point of beginning.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.163.17 Milford township, parts of sections 16, 20, 21, 28 to 30 and 33,  
and all of sections 31 and 32.  
Rule 17. Hunting for any wild animal or wild bird with a firearm or bow and  
arrow, or the discharge of a firearm or bow is prohibited within the defined and posted  
boundaries of the properties belonging to and under control of the Huron-Clinton  
metropolitan authority designated as the Kensington metropolitan park, being parts  
of sections 16, 20, 21, 28 to 30 and all of sections 31 and 32, and part of section 33,  
town 2 north, range 7 east, Milford township, Oakland county.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.163.18 Milford township, parts of sections 17 and 20.  
Rule 18. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm is prohibited in section 17  
and N 1/2 section 20, town 2 north, range  
7
east, Milford township, Oakland  
county, except shotguns, flintlock or percussion cap muzzle-loading rifles .44 caliber  
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or larger may be used during those seasons open to the taking of wild animals and  
wild birds. This rule shall not apply to the discharge of firearms at target ranges under  
permit as may be authorized by the local unit of government.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.163.19 Oakland township.  
Rule 19. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm is prohibited in Oakland  
township, Oakland county, except shotguns, flintlock or percussion cap muzzle-loading  
rifles .44 caliber or larger may be used during those seasons open to the taking of wild  
animals and wild birds. This rule shall not apply to the discharge of firearms at target  
ranges under permit as may be authorized by the local unit of government.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.163.20 Rescinded.  
History: 1979 AC; 1984 AACS.  
R 317.163.21 Oakland township, parts of sections 2 and 3.  
Rule 21. Hunting for a wild animal or wild bird with a firearm or bow and arrow  
or the discharge of a firearm or bow and arrow is prohibited within the following  
described area in Oakland township, Oakland county: Beginning at the intersection of  
the centerlines of Romeo road and Rochester road, T4N, R11E, thence southerly and  
southwesterly on Rochester road to the intersection with the centerline of Predmore  
road, thence westerly 1367.31 feet, thence north 0o 59' 40" east, 1324.73 feet, thence  
south 89o 41' 00" east, 674.30 feet, thence north along west line of section 2 to a  
point 450 feet lakeward of the shoreline of Cranberry lake, thence easterly, northerly  
and westerly along a line 450 feet lakeward of the shoreline of Cranberry lake to the  
west line of Log Cabin Club subdivision as recorded in liber 46 of plats, page 12,  
Oakland county records, thence north 5o 08' 00" west along that subdivision line  
as extended to the centerline of Romeo road, thence easterly on the centerline of  
Romeo road to the point of beginning. However, target shooting is permitted in this  
area at ranges approved by the township legislative body.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.163.22 Pontiac township; parts of section 1 to 6, 8 to 14, 23 to 26, 35,  
and 36; hunting prohibited.  
Rule 22. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm is unlawful within the  
following described area on Pontiac township, Oakland county: Beginning at the  
southeast corner of section 36, T3N, R10E; thence west on the township line to the east  
limits of the city of Pontiac; thence north on the east limits of the city of Pontiac to the  
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north limits of the city of Pontiac; thence west on the east and west quarterlines of  
sections 10, 9, and 8, to the centerline of Baldwin road, but excepting therefrom any  
areas in the city of Pontiac; thence northerly on the centerline of Baldwin road to the  
centerline of Lake Angelus road to the west township line; thence north on the west  
township line to the north township line; thence easterly on the north township line to  
the centerline of Joslyn road; thence south on the centerline of Joslyn road to the  
north boundary of highway I-75; thence easterly and southerly on the boundary line  
of I-75 to the exit of M-24; thence easterly on the M-24 exit to M-24; thence south on  
M-24 to Shimmons road; thence east on Shimmons road to Squirrel road; thence north  
on Squirrel road to Tienken road; thence east on Tienken road to the east boundary  
line of Pontiac township; thence south on the east Pontiac township line to Butler  
road; thence west on Butler road to Squirrel road; thence north on Squirrel road to  
University drive; thence west on University drive to I-75; thence south on I-75  
to the centerline of Featherstone road; thence easterly on the centerline of  
Featherstone road to the centerline of Squirrel road; thence southerly on the centerline  
of Squirrel road to the centerline of Hamlin road; thence easterly on the centerline of  
Hamlin road to the east township line; thence south on the east township line to the  
point of beginning. Hunting with or the discharge of a firearm other than a shotgun  
loaded with shot not larger than no. 2 is prohibited in that part of Pontiac township  
not included in this description, except at a target range recognized and approved by  
the township board.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.163.23 White Lake township, parts of sections 7 and 18.  
Rule 23. Hunting for a wild animal or wild bird with a firearm or the discharge  
of a firearm is prohibited within the following described area in White Lake township,  
Oakland county: Beginning at the intersection of the section line between sections 6  
and 7, T3N, R8E, and the west township line, thence east to the centerline of Ormond  
road, thence southerly to the centerline of England beach road, thence westerly to the  
centerline of Ridge road, thence southerly and westerly to the west township line,  
thence north on the west township line to the point of beginning. However, target  
shooting is permitted in this area at ranges approved by the township legislative  
body.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.163.24 Commerce township, parts of sections 1 to 3 and 10 to 14.  
Rule 24. Hunting for a wild animal or wild bird with a firearm or bow and arrow  
or discharge of a firearm or bow and arrow is prohibited within the following  
described area of Commerce township, Oakland county: Beginning at the intersection  
of the north township line and Bogie lake road, thence east on the north township line  
to the east township line, thence south on the east township line to the centerline of  
Richardson road, thence northwesterly and then westerly on the centerline of  
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Richardson road to the centerline of Newton road, thence north on the centerline  
of Newton road to the section line between sections 11 and 14, T2N, R8E, thence west  
to the centerline of South Commerce road, thence northerly on the centerline of  
South Commerce road to the centerline of Commerce road, thence westerly on  
Commerce road and continuing westerly on the centerline of Sleeth road to the north  
and south eighth line of the northwest 1/4 of section 10, then north on that eighth  
line to the centerline of Commerce road, thence east on the centerline of  
Commerce road to the centerline of Bogie lake road, thence north on the centerline of  
Bogie lake road to the point of beginning. However, target shooting is permitted in this  
area at ranges approved by the township legislative body.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.163.25 Rescinded.  
History: 1979 AC; 1984 AACS.  
R 317.163.26 Oxford township, portion; hunting prohibited.  
Rule 26. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm is unlawful within the  
following described area of Oxford township, Oakland county: Beginning at the  
intersection of Seymour Lake road and Sanders road; thence south on Sanders road to  
Drahner road; thence east on Drahner road to Barr road; thence north on Barr road to  
Lakeville road; thence west on Lakeville road to Oxford road; thence south on Oxford  
road to Burdick street; thence west on Burdick street to Seymour Lake road to point of  
beginning.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.163.27 Oxford township; hunting with centerfire rifle unlawful.  
Rule 27. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a centerfire rifle is unlawful in  
Oxford township, Oakland county, except at a target range recognized and approved  
by the township board.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.163.28 Commerce township, portion; hunting restricted.  
Rule 28. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm other than a shotgun  
loaded with shot not larger than no. 2 is unlawful in those parts of sections 16 and 21,  
T2N, R8E, Commerce township, Oakland county, described as follows: Beginning  
at the junction of Bass Lake road and Benstein road; thence south on Benstein road  
to Glengary road; thence west on Glengary road 1 mile; thence north on the section  
line dividing sections 20 and 21, T2N, R8E, 1 mile to Bass Lake road; thence east  
on Bass Lake road to the point of beginning.  
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History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.163.29 White Lake township, Oxbow lake; hunting prohibited.  
Rule 29. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm is unlawful on the waters of  
Oxbow lake, or within 450 feet of the water's edge in sections 22, 23, 26, 27, T3N,  
R8E, White lake township, Oakland county.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.163.30 White Lake township, Bogie lake; hunting prohibited.  
Rule 30. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm is unlawful on the waters of  
Bogie lake, or within 450 feet of the water's edge in section 33, T3N, R8E, White  
lake township, Oakland county.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.163.31 White Lake township, Cooley lake; hunting prohibited.  
Rule 31. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm is unlawful on the waters of  
Cooley lake, or within 450 feet of the water's edge in section 36, T3N, R8E, White lake  
township, Oakland county.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.163.32 White Lake township, Pontiac lake; hunting prohibited.  
Rule 32. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm is unlawful on the waters of  
Pontiac lake, except those parts of sections 11 and 14, T3N, R8E, described as  
follows: Beginning at the intersection of Teggerdine road and Gale road; thence  
easterly on Gale road for a distance of 4,000 feet; thence south to Pontiac lake road;  
thence west along Pontiac lake road to Teggerdine road; thence north to Gale road  
and the point of beginning, White lake township, Oakland county.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.163.33 Brandon township, Bald Eagle lake; hunting prohibited.  
Rule 33. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm is unlawful on the waters of  
Bald Eagle lake and within 450 feet of the water's edge, sections 19 and 30, T5N,  
R9E, Brandon township, Oakland county.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.163.34 Brandon township, Lake Louise, portion; hunting prohibited.  
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Rule 34. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm is unlawful on that portion  
of the waters of Lake Louise and within 450 feet of that portion of the water's edge  
located in sections 19, 20, and 30, T5N, R9E, Brandon township, Oakland county.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.163.35 Orion township, Tommys lake; hunting prohibited.  
Rule 35. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm is unlawful on the waters of  
Tommys lake, or on the land within 450 feet of the water's edge in sections 15 and 16,  
T4N, R10E, Orion township, Oakland county.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.163.36 Rescinded.  
History: 1979 AC; 1984 AACS.  
R 317.163.37 Independence township; certain portions; hunting restricted.  
Rule 37. Hunting with, or the discharge of, any firearm, except a shotgun  
loaded with shot not larger than no. 2, is unlawful in those portions of sections 19 to  
22, 27, all of sections 28 to 32, and section 36, located south of interstate highway  
75 (I-75) in T4N, R9E, Independence township, Oakland county.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.163.38 Rescinded.  
History: 1979 AC; 1984 AACS.  
R 317.163.39 Milford township; portion; hunting prohibited.  
Rule 39. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm is unlawful in section 17  
T2N, R7E, Milford township, Oakland county, bounded on the north by General  
Motors road; on the west by Hickory Ridge road; on the east by Garner road; and on  
the south by a line extending from Dawson road west to Stobart road.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.163.40 Highland township, portion; hunting restricted.  
Rule 40. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a rifle, except at target ranges  
recognized and approved by the township board, is unlawful within the following  
described area in Highland township, Oakland county Beginning at a point where  
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Harvey Lake road intersects with M-59; thence west on M-59 to the Chesapeake and  
Ohio railroad tracks; thence north on the Chesapeake and Ohio railroad tracks to the  
north quarterline of section 22, T3N, R7E; thence east on the north quarterline of  
section 22, T3N, R7E, to Harvey Lake road; thence south on Harvey Lake road to  
the point of beginning.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.163.41 Rescinded.  
History: 1979 AC; 1984 AACS.  
R 317.163.42 Addison township, Lakeville lake; hunting prohibited.  
Rule 42. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm is unlawful on or over the  
waters of Lakeville lake, Addison township, Oakland county, that lie within the  
following described area: Beginning at the junction of Army road and Rochester road;  
thence northwesterly on Army road to the common section corner of sections 15, 16,  
21, and 22; thence south on the common section line between sections 21 and 22 to the  
1/2 section line; thence southeast to the northwest corner of Klink island; thence  
southeast to the southern tip of Baywood point; thence east to Rochester road; thence  
north to the point of beginning.  
History: 1985 AACS.  
R 317.163.43 White Lake township, portion; hunting restricted.  
Rule 43. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm, except a shotgun loaded  
with shot not larger than no. 4, is unlawful in that part of White Lake township,  
Oakland county, described as follows, except at target ranges recognized and  
approved by the township board: Beginning at the intersection of Highland road (M-  
59) and Ormond road; thence north on Ormond road to England Beach road; thence  
west on England Beach road to Ridge road; thence south and west on Ridge road to  
the west township line; thence south on the west township line to Highland road (M-  
59); thence east on Highland road (M-59) to the point of beginning.  
History: 1980 AACS.  
R 317.163.44 Highland township; portions; hunting prohibited.  
Rule 44. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm is unlawful, except at  
target ranges registered with the township board, in the portions of Highland  
township, Oakland county, described as follows:  
(a) Beginning at the intersection of the section line between sections 2 and 11,  
T3N, R7E, with Harvey Lake road; thence east along that section line and continuing  
east on the section line between sections 1 and 12 to the east line of Highland  
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township, south on that east line to the center line of Highland road (M-59); thence  
westerly to the center line of Duck Lake road; thence northerly to the center line of  
Wardlow road; thence westerly to the center line of Harvey Lake road; thence  
northwesterly and continuing north on the center line of Harvey Lake road to the  
point of beginning.  
(b) On the surface of, or within 450 feet of the water's edge of, Highland lake  
located in sections 8 and 17, T3N, R7E.  
(c) Beginning at a point where Wardlow road intersects with Harvey Lake road;  
thence south on Harvey Lake road to the north quarter line of section 22, T3N,  
R7E; thence west on the north quarter line of section 22, T3N, R7E, to the Chesapeake  
and Ohio railroad tracks; thence south on the Chesapeake and Ohio railroad tracks to  
M-59; thence west on M-59 to Milford road; thence north on Milford road to  
Wardlow road; thence east on Wardlow road to the point of beginning.  
(d) In those portions of section 10, T3N, R7E, lying west of Milford road; on or  
over those waters of Tagget lake lying in section 8, T3N, R7E; and all of section 9,  
T3N, R7E, except over the waters of Kellogg lake.  
History: 1984 AACS.  
R 317.163.45 Oakland township, portion; hunting prohibited.  
Rule 45. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm is unlawful in that portion  
of Oakland township, Oakland county, described as follows: Beginning at a point  
where the Penn Central railroad enters Oakland township in section 33, T4N, R11E;  
thence north on a line following the  
Penn Central railroad tracks to the center of section 20, T4N, R11E; thence west  
on the 1/4 line of section 20 and section 19, T4N, R11E, to the center of section 19,  
T4N, R11E; thence north on the 1/4 line of section 19 and section 18, T4N, R11E,  
to Orion road; thence northwest on Orion road to the west line of Oakland township;  
thence north on the west line of Oakland township to Stoney Creek road; thence east  
on Stoney Creek road to Adams road; thence south on Adams road to Orion road;  
thence southeasterly on Orion road to where the Detroit Edison powerline crosses  
Orion road; thence east along the Detroit Edison powerline to Collins road; thence  
south on Collins road to Orion road; thence south on Orion road to Snell road; thence  
east on Snell road to Sheldon road; thence south on Sheldon road to the south line of  
Oakland township; thence west on the south line of Oakland township to the point of  
beginning.  
History: 1981 AACS.  
R 317.163.46 Oakland township, portion; hunting prohibited.  
Rule 46. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm is unlawful in that portion  
of Oakland township, Oakland county, described as follows:Beginning at a point where  
Gunn road intersections with Hadden road; thence north on Hadden road to Buell  
road; thence east on Buell road to Hixon road; thence south on Hixon road to Gunn  
road; thence west on Gunn road to the point of beginning.  
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History: 1981 AACS.  
Regulation No. 169, Otsego county.  
R 317.169.1 Bagley township, parts of sections 15 and 16; hunting  
prohibited.  
Rule 1. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm, except at target ranges  
recognized and approved by the township board, is unlawful in parts of sections 15 and  
16, T30N, R3W, Bagley township, Otsego county, described as follows:  
Beginning at a point where Johnson road intersects with I-75; thence north on I-75  
to a point where McCoy road would intersect with I-75 if extended west; thence  
east on McCoy road to the junction of McCoy road, Krys road, and Osceola trail;  
thence south on Osceola trail to Johnson road; thence west on Johnson road to the  
point of beginning.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.169.2 Otsego Lake township, portion, hunting with firearm other than  
shotgun prohibited.  
Rule 2. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm, other than a shotgun, is  
unlawful in that portion of Otsego Lake township, Otsego county, described as  
follows: Beginning at a point where Marlette road intersects with I-75 expressway;  
thence north on I-75 to the north section line of section 20, T30N, R3W; thence west on  
that section line to old U.S. 27; thence south on old U.S. 27 to Marlette road;  
thence east on Marlette road to the point of beginning.  
History: 1980 AACS.  
Regulation No. 170, Ottawa county.  
R 317.170.1 Park township, parts of section 22, and part south of Ottawa  
Beach road.  
Rule 1. Hunting for any wild animal or wild bird with a firearm, pellet gun, air  
rifle, spring propelled BB gun or bow and arrow, or the discharge of a firearm, pellet gun,  
air rifle, spring propelled BB gun or bow and arrow is prohibited in the east 1/2 of the  
southeast 1/4 of section 22, Park township, Ottawa county, and all of the township  
south of Ottawa Beach road, except that hunting for waterfowl on Lake  
Macatawa is permitted lakeward from the water's edge and a resident may hunt  
waterfowl from the upland of the premises where he is regularly domiciled. A  
resident may target practice with a firearm, pellet gun, air rifle, spring propelled BB  
gun or bow and arrow on premises where he is regularly domiciled.  
History: 1979 AC.  
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R 317.170.2 Park township, portions of Lake Macatawa; hunting  
prohibited.  
Rule 2. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm is unlawful on the waters of  
Lake Macatawa on those portions of Pine Creek bay located in the north half of section  
25, T5N, R16W.  
History: 1979 AC.  
Regulation No. 171, Presque Isle county.  
R 317.171.1 Krakow township, parts of sections 23 to 26.  
Rule 1. Hunting for any wild animal or wild bird with a firearm or the discharge  
of a firearm is prohibited in those parts of sections 23, 24, 25, and 26, town 34 north,  
range 7 east, Krakow township, Presque Isle county, described as follows: Beginning  
at the intersection of the east section line of section 23 and county highway 638,  
thence southerly on the east section line of section 23 to its intersection with the  
waters of Grand lake, thence westerly along the shore of Grand lake and following on  
the shore line of Grand Pointe Peninsula to the intersection with the north and south  
quarter line of section 23, thence northerly on the quarter line to its intersection  
with county highway 638, thence easterly along county highway 638 to point of  
beginning.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.171.2 Presque Isle township; sections 18 to 20 and part of section 17;  
prohibited acts.  
Rule 2. The following acts are unlawful within sections 18, 19, and 20 and the  
SW 1/4 of section 17, T34N, R8E, Presque Isle township, Presque Isle county:  
(a) Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm or bow and arrow on any public  
road.  
(b) Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm other than a shotgun loaded with  
shot not larger than no. 2.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.171.3 Presque Isle township; Besser natural area; hunting  
prohibited.  
Rule 3. (1) Hunting with, or the discharge of, a rifle is unlawful in the Besser  
natural area located in sections 13 and 24, T33N, R8E, of Presque Isle township,  
Presque Isle county.  
(2) Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm is unlawful in the  
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Besser natural area located in sections 13 and 24, T33N, R8E, Presque Isle  
township, Presque Isle county, during the period from April 1 to and including  
September 14.  
History: 1985 AACS.  
Regulation No. 173, Saginaw county.  
R 317.173.1 Saginaw township, portion; hunting prohibited.  
Rule 1. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm is unlawful within the  
following described area of Saginaw township, Saginaw county:Beginning at a point  
in the northeast corner of Saginaw township at the junction of interstate highway 675  
and Tittabawassee road; thence west on Tittabawassee road to Mackinaw road; thence  
south on Mackinaw road to the 1/2 section line of section 4; thence west on the 1/2  
section line of section 4 to the center of section 4; thence south from the center  
along the 1/2 section line to McCarty road; thence west on McCarty road to  
Mannion road; thence south on Mannion road to Shattuck road; thence west on Shattuck  
road to state highway M-47; thence south on M-47 to Gratiot road; thence east on  
Gratiot road to St. Andrews street; thence south on St. Andrews street to Michigan  
street; thence east on Michigan street to the Saginaw township line; thence north on  
the Saginaw township line to Weiss street; thence east on Weiss street to the  
Saginaw township line and interstate highway 675; thence north on interstate highway  
675 to the point of beginning.  
History: 1979 AC; 1985 AACS.  
R 317.173.2 Saginaw township; hunting with rifle unlawful.  
Rule 2. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a rifle is unlawful in Saginaw  
township, Saginaw county, except at a target range recognized and approved by the  
township board.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.173.3 Thomas township, portion; hunting restricted.  
Rule 3. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a center-fire rifle, except at shooting  
ranges that are registered with the township clerk, is unlawful during the firearm  
deer season in that part of Thomas township described as follows: Beginning at the  
junction of Orr road and Tittabawassee road; thence east on Tittabawassee road to  
the Tittabawassee river; thence southeast along the center line of the Tittabawassee  
river to highway M-46; thence west on M-46 to highway M-52; thence south on M-52  
to the section corner common to sections 32 and 33, T12N, R3E, and sections 4  
and 5, T11N, R3E; thence west on the south section line of section 32 and Ederer road  
to Orr road; thence north on Orr road to the point of beginning.  
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History: 1982 AACS.  
Regulation No. 174, St. Clair county.  
R 317.174.1 East China township, east part.  
Rule 1. Hunting for a wild animal or wild bird with a firearm or bow and arrow or  
the discharge of a firearm or bow and arrow is prohibited within the following  
described area of East China township, St. Clair county: Beginning on the south line of  
section 36, T4N, R17E, at its intersection with the shoreline of the St. Clair river,  
thence westerly to the west boundary of the Port Huron and Detroit railroad, thence  
northerly  
on  
the west boundary to the centerline of Springborn road, thence  
southeasterly to  
the west shoreline of the Belle river, thence northerly along the shoreline to to  
its intersection with the south boundary of private claim 243, thence northwesterly on  
the south boundary line to the west boundary line of private claim 243, thence  
northeasterly on the west boundary line to the centerline of Meisner road, thence easterly  
and southeasterly on the centerline of Meisner road to the west boundary of the Port  
Huron and Detroit railroad, thence northerly on the west boundary to the centerline of  
Recor road, thence southeasterly on the centerline of Recor road to the centerline of  
River road (M-29), thence northerly on the centerline of River road (M-29) to the  
east and west quarter line in section 18, thence westerly on the quarter line to the west  
section line of section 18, thence northerly on the section line to the intersection  
with the north line of section 18, thence easterly on the section line to the centerline of  
River road (M-29), thence northerly on the centerline of River road (M-29) to the  
centerline of Bree road, thence westerly on the centerline of Bree road and continuing  
westerly to the west shoreline of the Pine river, thence northerly along the west  
shoreline of the Pine river to the south city limits of the city of St. Clair, thence  
easterly on the city limits of the city of St. Clair to the shoreline of the St. Clair  
river, thence southerly along the shoreline of the St. Clair river to the point of beginning.  
However, target shooting is permitted in this area at ranges approved by the township  
legislative body.  
History: 1979 AC.  
Regulation No. 181, Washtenaw county.  
R 317.181.1 Pittsfield township, Washtenaw county.  
Rule 1. Hunting for a wild animal or wild bird with a firearm or bow and arrow or  
the discharge of a firearm or bow and arrow is prohibited within the following  
described area in Pittsfield township, Washtenaw county: Beginning in the northeast  
corner of section 1, T3S, R6E; thence southerly on the east township line to the  
intersection with interstate 94; thence westerly to the intersection of interstate 94  
and the centerline of Ellsworth road; thence westerly on the centerline of Ellsworth  
road to the  
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centerline of Lohr road; thence northerly on the centerline of Lohr road to interstate  
94; thence northwesterly to the north township line of Pittsfield township in  
section 6, T3S, R6E; thence easterly on the north township line and continuing  
easterly to the point of beginning. Excepted  
from the above described area are all lands situated within the corporate limits of  
the city of Ann Arbor. This rule shall not apply to the discharge of firearms at  
target ranges under permit as may be authorized by the local unit of government.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.181.2 Superior township, portion; hunting prohibited.  
Rule 2. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm is unlawful in the south 1/2 of  
section 7, bounded on the north by state highway 14, and in sections 18, 19, 29, 30,  
31, 32, 34, 35, and 36, T2S, R7E, Superior township, Washtenaw county.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.181.3 Superior township, portion; hunting restricted.  
Rule 3. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm, other than a shotgun  
loaded with shot not larger than no. 2, is unlawful in sections 5, 8, 9, 25, and 33, T2S,  
R7E, Superior township, Washtenaw county.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.181.4 Superior township, section 17; hunting with a rifle prohibited.  
Rule 4. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a rifle is unlawful in section 17, T2S,  
R7E, Superior township, Washtenaw county.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.181.5 Northfield township, Whitmore lake; hunting prohibited.  
Rule 5. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm is unlawful over that portion  
of Whitmore lake extending 200 yards lakeward from the water's edge and on or  
over that portion of land extending 200 yards inland from the water's edge in  
sections 5 and 6, T1S, R6E, of Northfield township, Washtenaw county.  
History: 1982 AACS.  
Regulation No. 182, Wayne county.  
R 317.182.1 Plymouth township; hunting prohibited in certain area.  
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Rule 1. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm is unlawful in that part of  
Plymouth township east of a line described as follows: Beginning at a point where Ann  
Arbor road enters Plymouth township in section 31; thence northeasterly on Ann  
Arbor road to Ridge road; thence north on Ridge road to the corner common to  
sections 19, 20, 29, and 30, T1S, R8E; thence west on the south section line of section  
19, T1S, R8E, to the north-south centerline of section 19, T1S, R8E; thence  
northerly on the north-south centerline to the east-west centerline of section 19,  
T1S, R8E; thence east on the east-west centerline of section 19, T1S, R8E, to Ridge  
road; thence south on Ridge road to the north edge of the M-14 expressway; thence  
east on the M-14 expressway to Beck road; thence north on Beck road to the north line  
of Plymouth township.  
History: 1979 AC; 1983 AACS.  
R 317.182.2 Canton township, part of section 6; hunting prohibited.  
Rule 2. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm, except at a target range  
recognized and approved by the township board, is unlawful in the south 1/2 of  
section 6, T2S, R8E.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.182.3 Canton township, section 4; hunting prohibited.  
Rule 3. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm, except at a target range  
recognized and approved by the township board, is unlawful in section 4, T2S,  
R8E. Bounded on the north by Joy road, on the east by Canton Center road, on the  
south by Warren road and on the west by Beck road.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.182.4 Canton township, eastern portion; hunting prohibited.  
Rule 4. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm, except at a target range  
recognized and approved by the township board, is unlawful in that part of Canton  
township east of Canton Center road.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.182.5 Brownstown township; hunting with rifle prohibited.  
Rule 5. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a rifle, except at  
a
target range  
recognized and approved by the township board, is unlawful in Brownstown  
township. The department of natural resources may issue permits to control the  
depredations of birds and animals by shooting or other methods.  
History: 1979 AC.  
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R 317.182.6 Brownstown township, portion; hunting prohibited.  
Rule 6. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm, except at a target range  
recognized and approved by the township board, is unlawful within the following  
described area of Brownstown township: Beginning at the junction of Vreeland road  
and interstate highway 75; thence east on Vreeland road to state highway M-85;  
thence southwest on state highway M-85 to Allen road; thence south on Allen road to  
Woodruff road; thence west on Woodruff road to the New York Central railroad;  
thence northeast on the New York Central railroad to Gibraltar road; thence west  
on Gibraltar road as extended to interstate highway 75; thence north on interstate  
highway 75 to the point of beginning. The department of natural resources may issue  
permits to control the depredations of birds and animals by shooting or other  
methods.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.182.7 Brownstown township, portion; hunting prohibited.  
Rule 7. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm, except at a target range  
recognized and approved by the township board, is unlawful  
Brownstown township between Telegraph road and interstate  
in  
that part of  
highway 75. The  
department of natural resources may issue permits to control the depredations of birds  
and animals by shooting or other methods.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 317.182.8 Brownstown township; portion; hunting prohibited.  
Rule 8. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm is unlawful in that part of  
Brownstown township described as follows: Beginning at a point where Telegraph  
road intersects with the north city limits of the city of Flat Rock; thence north on  
Telegraph road to West road; thence west on West road to Arsenal road; thence south  
on Arsenal road to the city limits of Flat Rock; thence east on the Flat Rock city limits  
line to the point of beginning.  
History: 1980 AACS.  
R 317.182.9 Plymouth township; hunting restricted in certain area.  
Rule 9. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm, except a shotgun loaded with  
shot not larger than no. 6, is unlawful west of  
a
line described as follows:  
Beginning at a point where Ann Arbor road enters Plymouth township in section 31;  
thence northeasterly on Ann Arbor road to Ridge road; thence north on Ridge road to  
the corner common to sections 19, 20, 29, and 30, T1S, R8E; thence west on the  
south section line of section 19, T1S, R8E, to the north-south centerline of section  
19, T1S, R8E; thence northerly on the north-south centerline to the east-west  
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centerline of section 19, T1S, R8E; thence east on the east-west centerline of  
section 19, T1S, R8E, to Ridge road; thence south on Ridge road to the north edge of  
the M-14 expressway; thence east on the M-14 expressway to Beck road; thence  
north on Beck road to the north line of Plymouth township.  
History: 1983 AACS.  
R 317.182.10 Plymouth township; hunting prohibited during certain  
portion of the year.  
Rule 10. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm is unlawful in Plymouth  
township during the period March 1 to October 19 each year, except at target ranges  
recognized and approved by the township board.  
History: 1983 AACS.  
R 317.182.11 Canton township; hunting prohibited, exceptions.  
Rule 11. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm is unlawful in the north 1/2 of  
section 6 and in sections 5 and 9, T2S, R8E, except as follows:  
(a) Hunting with, or the discharge of, a shotgun loaded with shot not larger than  
no. 6 is permitted from October 20 to March 1.  
(b) The discharge of a firearm is permitted all year at target ranges that are  
registered with the township clerk.  
History: 1982 AACS.  
R
317.182.12  
Brownstown township;  
hunting or firearm discharge  
prohibited in certain portion.  
Rule 12. Hunting with, or the discharge of, a firearm is unlawful in that part of  
section 11, T4S, R10E, Brownstown