Stricter gun restrictions have been enacted in Connecticut after a school shooting last year.
The council voted 4-3 in favor of the application.
Only 4.9 days were suitable for fieldwork.
Rhoden would face former governor Mike Rounds in the Republican primary.
No injuries were reported, but at least one house was damaged.
Renovation is expected to be completed in September 2014.
The district is expected to raise about 170,000 dollars annually.
The alleged shooter has died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Wade Musick will not have his hunting privileges revoked.
Barb and Jim Powers won two million dollars playing Powerball.