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Firing Range Planned For City Property


Last updated 6/13/2018 at 3:46pm

Matt McGregor

The proposed location for the new firing range beside the city's water treatment plant.

A new open-air firing range for the Brevard Police Department is being built behind the city's water treatment plant off Cathey's Creek Road, and it has two neighbors concerned.

Brevard Police Chief Phil Harris said the range will cost $50,000, which will come from the city's budget.

"The majority of the money will be used to grade the range and cut a road into the site," Harris said. "A firearms range for law enforcement is an allowable use for such a site, and our authority to have such a site as law enforcement is protected."

Harris said the site would not be a public range.

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