2021 City of Charleston Urban Deer Hunt

2021 City of Charleston
Urban Deer Management
Rules and Regulations


The City of Charleston’s split Urban Deer Hunt season will be open from September 5 – December 31, 2022 and January 9-31, 2023 for the extended season.  The City will accept hunter applications only between July 1 and August 12, 2022.  The application cost remains $10.00 per hunter and copies of all documentation are required for the application to be processed. 

We will be accepting applications through the US Postal Service.  The signed application, support document and payment must be mailed to the below address.  Please write “Urban Deer Hunt” on the outside of the envelope. 

Tommie Harless
City of Charleston
P.O. Box 2749
Charleston, WV 25330

Cross bow hunting is now permitted during the Urban Deer Hunt per Section 10-171 of the Municipal Code and falls under the same rules and regulations as bow and arrow hunting.

The list of UDH Tracts will be posted on this web page as they become approved.  If a phone number or email address is not provided for the property owner, this indicates that the owner has chosen not to accept public inquiries.

The deadline for new tract and renewal applications is June 30, 2022.

The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources 2022 – 2023 Hunting and Trapping Regulations can be accessed here:


Please contact the City Manager's Office Urban Deer Hunt Coordinator with any questions: (304) 348-8014 or urbandeer@cityofcharleston.org.

Click Here for the Application form


2022 Approved Property Tracts

Ariel Heights
Charleston North District 10, Tax Map 8 Parcel 5 (map)

Louden Heights/Connell Road
Hannah (map)

Lance Drive
Appalachian Outdoor(map)

Smith Road

Smith Road

Bakers Fork Road