Prior to the adoption of Ord. 17381 on 07/15/2002, Section 5-81 read as follows.


    (a) No person shall keep a cow, bull, mare, jack, horse, goat, sheep, hog, swine, pig, chicken, duck, turkey or other domestic fowl livestock 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 more than one cow, bull, jack, horse, goat, sheep, hog, swine, pig, chicken, turkey or other domestic fowl or any combination of such animals or fowl livestock 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 acre.

(Code 1964, § 5.100; Ord. No. 13575 § 1, 1-19-93)