Chapter 6.24
DOG KENNELS, PET SHOPS, CATTERIES AND AVIARIES

Sections:

6.24.010    Permit—Required.

6.24.020    Permit—Revocation.

6.24.010 Permit—Required.

A. It is unlawful for any person, firm, corporation or association to erect, establish or maintain any dog kennel, pet shop, cattery or aviary as defined in Chapter 6.04 without first obtaining a permit from the license collector.

B. The granting of such permit shall be in the discretion of the hearth officer who shell take into consideration the type of construction to be employed as it relates to sanitation and manner in which the animals, birds, or fowl are to be housed, as well as the character of the person, firm, corporation or association making application and such zoning regulations as may now be in effect or adopted from time to time. Upon approval of the health officer, the license collector, upon the payment of the annual established license fee for the privilege of maintaining such dog kennels, pet shops, catteries or aviaries shall issue to the applicant a license in such form as he or she may prescribe. Such annual license shall be for the calendar year or any part thereof during which the dog kennel, pet shop, cattery or aviary shall be maintained, and shall be due and payable in advance on the first day of July of each year, and shall expire on the thirtieth day of June of such year, provided the above mentioned permit has not been revoked. Every person, firm or corporation maintaining a dog kennel, pet shop, cattery or aviary shall post a notice in a conspicuous place where it may be seen outside the locked premises, a notice listing names, addresses and telephone numbers of persons who may be contacted in the event of an emergency. (Prior code § 4004.0)

6.24.020 Permit—Revocation.

The permit for the maintenance and operation of a dog kennel, pet shop, cattery or aviary may be revoked at any time for cause when, in the opinion of the health officer, such dog kennel, pet shop, cattery or aviary is not being properly maintained or operated. (Prior code § 4004.1)