††††† 301 KAR 3:022. License, tag, and permit fees.

 

††††† RELATES TO: KRS 150.025, 150.180, 150.183, 150.240, 150.275, 150.280, 150.290, 150.450, 150.485, 150.520, 150.525, 150.600, 150.603, 150.660, 150.720

††††† STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 150.175, 150.195(4)(f), 150.225, 150.620

††††† NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 150.175 authorizes the types of licenses, permits and tags. KRS 150.195(4)(f) requires the department to promulgate an administrative regulation establishing the license and permit terms and the expiration date of licenses and permits. KRS 150.225 authorizes the department to promulgate administrative regulations establishing reasonable license fees relating to hunting, fishing, and trapping. KRS 150.620 authorizes the department to charge reasonable fees for the use of lands and waters it has acquired for wildlife management and public recreation. This administrative regulation establishes fees and terms for licenses, permits, and tags.

 

††††† Section 1. Licenses, tags, and permits listed in this section shall be valid from March 1 through the last day of February the following year. (1) Sport fishing licenses:

††††† (a) Statewide annual fishing license (resident): twenty (20) dollars;

††††† (b) Statewide annual fishing license (nonresident): fifty (50) dollars;

††††† (c) Joint statewide fishing license (resident): thirty-six (36) dollars;

††††† (d) Statewide three (3) year fishing license (resident): fifty-five (55) dollars; and

††††† (e) Trout permit (resident or nonresident): ten (10) dollars.

††††† (2) Commercial fishing licenses:

††††† (a) Commercial fishing license (resident) plus ten (10) resident commercial gear tags: $150; and

††††† (b) Commercial fishing license (nonresident) plus ten (10) nonresident commercial gear tags: $600.

††††† (3) Commercial fishing gear tags (not to be sold singly):

††††† (a) Commercial fishing gear tags (resident) block of ten (10) tags: fifteen (15) dollars; and

††††† (b) Commercial fishing gear tags (nonresident) block of ten (10) tags: $100.

††††† (4) Hunting licenses:

††††† (a) Statewide hunting license (resident): twenty (20) dollars;

††††† (b) Statewide hunting license (nonresident): $140;

††††† (c) Statewide junior hunting license (resident): six (6) dollars;

††††† (d) Statewide junior hunting license (nonresident): ten (10) dollars;

††††† (e) Shooting preserve hunting license (resident or nonresident): five (5) dollars; and

††††† (f) Migratory game bird and waterfowl permit (resident or nonresident): fifteen (15) dollars.

††††† (5) Combination hunting and fishing license (resident): thirty (30) dollars.

††††† (6) Senior or disabled combination hunting and fishing license (resident): five (5) dollars.

††††† (7) Trapping licenses:

††††† (a) Trapping license (resident): twenty (20) dollars;

††††† (b) Trapping license (resident landowner/tenant): ten (10) dollars;

††††† (c) Trapping license (nonresident): $130; and

††††† (d) Junior trapping license (resident): five (5) dollars.

††††† (8) Game permits:

††††† (a) Resident bear: thirty (30) dollars;

††††† (b) Resident bear chase: thirty (30) dollars.

††††† (c) Resident junior bear chase: ten (10) dollars;

††††† (d) Resident quota cow elk permit: sixty (60) dollars;

††††† (e) Nonresident quota cow elk permit: $400;

††††† (f) Resident quota bull elk permit: $100;

††††† (g) Nonresident quota bull elk permit: $550;

††††† (h) Resident out-of-zone elk permit: thirty (30) dollars;

††††† (i) Nonresident out-of-zone elk permit: $400;

††††† (j) Resident deer permit: thirty-five (35) dollars;

††††† (k) Nonresident deer permit: $120;

††††† (l) Junior game permit, resident deer: ten (10) dollars;

††††† (m) Junior game permit, nonresident deer: fifteen (15) dollars;

††††† (n) Bonus antlerless deer permit (two (2) tags per permit) (resident or nonresident): fifteen (15) dollars;

††††† (o) Bonus quota hunt deer permit (resident or nonresident): thirty (30) dollars;

††††† (p) Game permit, resident spring turkey: thirty (30) dollars;

††††† (q) Game permit, nonresident spring turkey: seventy-five (75) dollars;

††††† (r) Game permit, resident fall turkey: thirty (30) dollars;

††††† (s) Game permit, nonresident fall turkey: seventy-five (75) dollars;

††††† (t) Junior game permit, resident turkey: ten (10) dollars;

††††† (u) Junior game permit, nonresident turkey: fifteen (15) dollars;

††††† (v) Junior game permit, resident elk: thirty (30) dollars; and

††††† (w) Junior game permit, nonresident elk: forty (40) dollars.

††††† (9) Peabody individual permit: fifteen (15) dollars.

††††† (10) Commercial mussel licenses:

††††† (a) Musseling license (resident): $400;

††††† (b) Musseling license (nonresident): $1,600;

††††† (c) Mussel buyer's license (resident): $600; and

††††† (d) Mussel buyer's license (nonresident): $1,600.

††††† (11) Sportsmanís license (resident), which includes a resident hunting and fishing license, spring turkey permit, fall turkey permit, trout permit, state migratory game bird and waterfowl permit, and deer permit: ninety-five (95) dollars.

††††† (12) Junior sportsmanís license (resident ), which includes a junior hunting license, two (2) junior deer permits, and two (2) junior turkey permits: thirty (30) dollars.

††††† (13) Land Between the Lakes hunting permit: twenty (20) dollars.

††††† (14) Conservation permit: five (5) dollars.

 

††††† Section 2. Licenses, tags, and permits listed in this section shall be valid for the calendar year issued. (1) Live fish and bait dealer's licenses:

††††† (a) Live fish and bait dealer's license (resident): fifty (50) dollars; and

††††† (b) Live fish and bait dealer's license (nonresident): $150.

††††† (2) Commercial taxidermist license: $150.

††††† (3) Commercial guide licenses:

††††† (a) Commercial guide license (resident): $150; and

††††† (b) Commercial guide license (nonresident): $400.

††††† (4) Shooting area permit: $150.

††††† (5) Dog training area permit: fifty (50) dollars.

††††† (6) Collecting permits:

††††† (a) Educational wildlife collecting permit: twenty-five (25) dollars; and

††††† (b) Scientific wildlife collecting permit: $100.

††††† (7) Nuisance wildlife control operators permit: $100.

††††† (8) Pay lake license:

††††† (a) First two (2) acres or less: $150; and

††††† (b) Per additional acre or part of acre: twenty (20) dollars.

††††† (9) Commercial captive wildlife permit: $150.

††††† (10) Commercial fish propagation permit: fifty (50) dollars.

††††† (11) Wildlife rehabilitator's permit: twenty-five (25) dollars.

††††† (12) Annual wildlife transportation permit: $250.

††††† (13) Peabody Wildlife Management Area annual event permit: $250.

††††† (14) Fish transportation permit: twenty-five (25) dollars.

 

††††† Section 3. Licenses, tags, and permits listed in this section shall be valid for three (3) years from the date of issue. (1) Falconry permit: seventy-five (75) dollars.

††††† (2) Noncommercial captive wildlife permit: seventy-five (75) dollars.

 

††††† Section 4. Licenses, tags, and permits listed in this section shall be valid for the date or dates specified on each. (1) Short-term licenses:

††††† (a) One (1) day resident fishing license: seven (7) dollars;

††††† (b) One (1) day nonresident fishing license: ten (10) dollars;

††††† (c) Seven (7) day nonresident fishing license: thirty (30) dollars;

††††† (d) Fifteen (15) day nonresident fishing license: forty (40) dollars;

††††† (e) One (1) day resident hunting license (not valid for deer, elk, or turkey hunting): seven (7) dollars;

††††† (f) One (1) day nonresident hunting license (not valid for deer, elk, or turkey hunting): fifteen (15) dollars;

††††† (g) Seven (7) day nonresident hunting license (not valid for deer, elk, or turkey hunting): fifty-five (55) dollars; and

††††† (h) Three (3) day fur bearer's license: fifty (50) dollars.

††††† (2) Individual wildlife transportation permit: twenty-five (25) dollars.

††††† (3) Special resident commercial fishing permit: $600.

††††† (4) Special non-resident commercial fishing permit: $900.

††††† (5) Commercial waterfowl shooting area permit: $150.

††††† (6) Shoot to retrieve field trial permits:

††††† (a) Per trial (maximum four (4) days): seventy-five (75) dollars; and

††††† (b) Single day: twenty-five (25) dollars.

††††† (7) Boat dock permit: $100 per ten (10) year permit period beginning January 1, 2008, except that the fee shall be pro-rated for the number of years remaining in the ten (10) year period.

††††† (8) Shoreline use permit: Valid for a fifteen (15) year permit period beginning January 1, 2010 and shall contain three (3) tiers:

††††† (a) Tier I: $100;

††††† (b) Tier II: $200;

††††† (c) Tier III: $300; and

††††† (d) The fees shall be pro-rated to the nearest five (5) year interval remaining in the fifteen (15) year permit period.

††††† (9) Peabody individual event permit: twenty-five (25) dollars.

††††† (10) Commercial roe-bearing fish buyerís permit:

††††† (a) Commercial roe-bearing fish buyerís permit (resident): $500; and

††††† (b) Commercial roe-bearing fish buyerís permit (nonresident): $1,000.

††††† (11) Commercial roe-bearing fish harvesterís permit:

††††† (a) Commercial roe-bearing fish harvesterís permit (resident): $500; and

††††† (b) Commercial roe-bearing fish harvesterís permit (nonresident): $1,500.

††††† (12) Otter Creek Outdoor Recreation Area:

††††† (a) Daily Entry Permit: three (3) dollars, with children under twelve (12) free; and

††††† (b) Daily Special Activities Permit: seven (7) dollars.

††††† (13) Commercial foxhound training enclosure permit: $150.

 

††††† Section 5. Licenses, tags, and permits listed in this section shall be valid on a per unit basis as specified. (1) Ballard waterfowl hunt (per person, per day): fifteen (15) dollars.

††††† (2) Pheasant hunt permit (per person, per day): twenty-five (25) dollars.

††††† (3) Horse stall rental (per space, per day): two (2) dollars.

††††† (4) Dog kennel rental (per dog, per day): fifty (50) cents.

††††† (5) Pond stocking fee (per stocking):

††††† (a) Ponds less than 1.5 surface acres: seventy-five (75) dollars;

††††† (b) Ponds from 1.5 to 2.9 surface acres: $200; and

††††† (c) Ponds equal to or greater than 3.0 surface acres: $200 plus $150 for each additional surface acre of water over 3.0 acres prorated on a 0.25 acre basis.

††††† (6) Commercial captive cervid permit (per facility, per year): $150.

††††† (7) Noncommercial captive cervid permit (per facility; per three years): seventy-five (75) dollars.

 

††††† Section 6. The following licenses listed in this section shall be valid from April 1 through March 31 of the following year:

††††† (1) Fur processor's license (resident): $150;

††††† (2) Fur buyer's license (resident): fifty (50) dollars; and

††††† (3) Fur buyer's license (nonresident): $300.

 

††††† Section 7. The following Otter Creek Outdoor Recreation Act permits shall be valid from July 1 through June 30 of the following year:

††††† (1) Annual Entry Permit: thirty (30) dollars, with children under twelve (12) free; and

††††† (2) Annual Special Activities Permit: seventy (70) dollars. (18 Ky.R. 3556; Am. 19 Ky.R. 391; eff. 7-22-1992; 21 Ky.R. 71; 1297; eff. 9-28-1994; 23 Ky.R. 1619; 2460; 12-11-1996; 24 Ky.R. 646; eff. 11-12-1997; 2754; eff. 8-17-1998; 26 Ky.R. 2021; 27 Ky.R. 76; eff. 7-17-2000; 3342; 28 Ky.R. 364; eff. 8-15-2001; 2425; 29 Ky.R. 435; eff. 8-12-2002; 1323; eff. 1-16-2003; 30 Ky.R. 695; 2570; 12-5-2003; 31 Ky.R. 350; eff. 8-26-2004; 841; eff. 1-4-2005; 1719; eff. 6-8-2005; 32 Ky.R. 944; eff. 2-3-2006; 33 Ky.R. 522; 1100; 1297; eff. 11-8-2006; 3456; eff. 8-6-2007; 34 Ky.R. 852; 1396; eff. 12-12-2007; 34 Ky. R. 2224; 35 Ky.R. 555; eff. 9-12-2008; 1508; eff. 3-6-09; 36 Ky.R. 1105; eff. 4-2-2010; 37 Ky.R. 1754; eff. 4-1-2011; 38 Ky.R. 1903; 39 Ky.R. 56; 208; eff. 8-2-2012; 40 Ky.R. 655; 1096; 1250; eff. 1-3-2014.)