|City council voted last fall to expand allowances for deer hunting within the city to 93 days out of the year/Chris O'Donoghue|
It's deer season, and, per an expansion to a city ordinance that went into effect last fall, it will be legal to bow hunt deer within city limits for an upcoming 93 days out of the year. The season, as a result, can have a number of different impacts on city residents.
Bow hunting was originally permitted within city limits by an ordinance that city council passed back in 2007, in order to control the growing deer population in the area.
Although deer can be found on most streets in Fort Thomas, Memorial Parkway, Route 8, Chesapeake, and Newman seem to be the most dangerous areas, according to Fort Thomas Lt. Rich Whitford.
Here are a few tips to keep in mind during deer season: