Wildlife Feeding Violations

The feeding of wildlife on your property is strictly prohibited. This includes supplying attractants that are human food, pet food, hay, forage product or supplement, grain, seed, salt licks, birdseed, garbage or salt licks to the following animals:

  • Antelope
  • Bears
  • Bighorn Sheep
  • Bobcats
  • Coyotes
  • Deer
  • Elk
  • Fox
  • Lynx
  • Moose
  • Mountain Goats
  • Mountain Lions
  • Raccoons
  • Wild Bison
  • Wolves
A bear on a truck bed with a bumper sticker that reads a fed bear is a dead bear

Bear Resistant Refuse & Recycle Containers

Pay special attention to your garbage. Refuse and recycle containers and  dumpsters are required to be bear resistant in areas designated as Conflict Area 1. To find out if your property is within this designated area, go to the geographic information system (GIS). Areas within the Town of Jackson, Melody Ranches or Rafter J subdivision are not required to have bear resistant containers.

Contact Information

For more information on any code topics or other zoning issues, please stop by our offices at 200 South Willow Street in Jackson or call 307-733-3959. To report a violation, please call the Code Compliance Officer at 307-733-3959.