Chapter 5 ANIMALS AND FOWL*
Section 5-81 Keeping within city restricted.
(a) No person shall keep
in an outdoor enclosure, outbuilding or pasture, the exterior
boundary of which is within one hundred (100) feet of the dwelling house of another, or a
church, school or place of business, without the consent in writing of the occupant of such
dwelling house, trustees of such church or school, or owner of such place of business.
(b) No person shall keep
in an outdoor enclosure, outbuilding or pasture, unless such
enclosure, outbuilding or pasture shall have an area of one-half acre for each of such animals and
fowl; provided, that this area requirement shall not apply to the keeping of suckling offspring of
a cow or mare.
(c) The provisions of this section shall not apply to any
lawfully operated stockyard,
slaughterhouse, or any university or college.
(d) No person shall keep more than four (4) weaned rabbits
on any parcel of land less than one
(e) Upon proper application, the director,
in the directors discretion, may approve a variance
from or a waiver to compliance with this section. The director may impose terms or conditions
in association with the grant of a variance or waiver. Any act or conduct that is not in
compliance with the terms and conditions of the variance or waiver shall be deemed a violation
of this section.
(Code 1964, § 5.100; Ord. No. 13575 § 1, 1-19-93; Ord. No. 17381, §
; Ord. No.
21015, § 1, 7-5-11
(Ord. 21015, Amended, 07/05/2011, Prior Text; Ord. 17381, Amended, 07/15/2002, Prior Text)