Chapter 6.08
ANIMALS—PROHIBITED PRACTICES

Sections:

6.08.010    Definitions.

6.08.020    Keeping of animals.

6.08.030    Slaughtering of animals.

6.08.040    Cooking meat for consumption.

6.08.050    Conflict with other laws.

6.08.010 Definitions.

As used in this chapter the term “animal” shall include cows, pigs, sheep, goats, horses, mules and other mammals and fowl defined to include chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese and other domesticated birds. (Ord. 97-7 § 1 (part), 1997)

6.08.020 Keeping of animals.

It is unlawful for any person to keep any animal within the city except as may be permitted by Title 17 of the municipal code (the “zoning ordinance”). (Ord. 97-7 § 1 (part), 1997)

6.08.030 Slaughtering of animals.

It is unlawful for any person to slaughter or otherwise kill any animal for food purposes within the city except as may be permitted by the zoning ordinance. (Ord. 97-7 § 1 (part), 1997)

6.08.040 Cooking meat for consumption.

Without a written special permit first obtained from the public safety department it is unlawful to cook any animal or animals or parts thereof weighing in excess of thirty-five pounds over or under an outdoor fire, including but not limited to a fire pit, gas or charcoal grill at residential uses within residential zones as defined by the zoning ordinance. (Ord. 97-7 § 1 (part), 1997)

6.08.050 Conflict with other laws.

The practices prohibited by this chapter are intended to supplement any state or other laws or statutes and in cases where such laws are deemed to either conflict with this chapter or to have occupied the area of regulation, those laws shall prevail. (Ord. 97-7 § 1 (part), 1997)