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Hunting and Discharge of Firearms
in the City of Harker Heights
It shall be unlawful for any person to knowingly discharge a firearm within the city limits, and it is hereby declared unlawful and is prohibited.


The property must be a minimum of TEN (10) ACRES in size. Some parcels of land may be considered unsafe and disallowed for hunting.

A person may not hunt within one hundred (100) yards of an occupied residence not owned or controlled by the person.

A City of Harker Heights hunting permit must be obtained.

A background check is run, prior to any hunting, on applicants for hunting permits to ensure they meet the requirements for issuance (Harker Heights Code of Ordinance Sec. 101.30).

Please contact the City of Harker Heights Administration Department; 305 Miller’s Crossing; Harker Heights, Texas 76548; (254) 953‐5600 for all the rules and regulations regarding hunting within the city limits and to obtain a city hunting permit.

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The Harker Heights Pet Adoption Center is located at 403 Indian Trail and is open on the following days and times.

Sunday: 10am - 2pm
Monday: 1pm - 4pm 
Tuesday - Friday: 1pm - 7pm
Saturday: 10am - 6pm

To contact the Pet Adoption Center during normal business hours call 254.953.5472.  
After normal business hours and on holidays please contact the Harker Heights Police Department at 254.953-5400.


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