Series 103 2002 ORDINANCES/RESOLUTIONS
Section 103-392; Ord. 17381; Amending Chapter 5 RE: Animals
Ordinance No. 17381 Council
Bill No. B 245-02A
amending Chapter 5 of the City Code as it relates to animals; and fixing the time when this
ordinance shall become effective.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, AS
SECTION 1. Chapter 5 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Columbia,
hereby amended as follows:
Material to be deleted in
strikeout; material to be added underlined.
Sec. 5-1. Definitions.
The following words and terms, as used in this chapter, shall be deemed to have
. . .
Livestock shall include cattle, horses, mules, goats, sheep, hogs
rabbits and chickens, ducks,
geese, turkeys, lamas, emu, ostriches, camels or any other domestic fowl or domestic beast.
. . .
Sec. 5-81. Keeping within city restricted.
(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
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
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.
. . .
SECTION 2. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after
PASSED this 15th day of July, 2002.