ARTICLE II. DOGS1

DIVISION 1. GENERALLY

18-46 Limitation on number.

No person shall keep more than three dogs of the age of six months or over on any one property in the city except in conjunction with and at the premises of a duly licensed kennel or veterinary hospital.

(Code 1985, § 6-43)

18-47 Reserved.

Editor’s note—Ord. No. 2134, § 1, adopted June 20, 2002, repealed § 18-47 which pertained to running at large; leash requirement. See the Code Comparative Table.

18-48 Reserved.

Editor’s note—Ord. No. 2280, § 1, adopted May 6, 2013, repealed § 18-48, which pertained to stray dogs and derived from § 6-45 of the 1985 Code.

18-49 Reserved.

Editor’s note—Ord. No. 2134, § 1, adopted June 20, 2002, repealed § 18-49, which pertained to vicious dogs and derived from § 6-46 of the 1985 Code.

18-50 Reserved.

Editor’s note—Ord. No. 2280, § 1, adopted May 6, 2013, repealed § 18-50, which pertained to dangerous dogs being slain and derived from § 6-47 of the 1985 Code.

18-51 Noisy dogs prohibited.

No person shall harbor or keep any dog which by loud or frequent or habitual barking, yelping or howling shall cause a serious annoyance to the neighborhood or to people passing to and fro upon the streets.

(Code 1985, § 6-48)

18-52 Dog kennels or houses; location; maintenance.

(a)    No dog kennels, houses, yards, pens, coops or runs may be located:

(1)    In the front yard of a residential lot, tract or parcel;

(2)    Within ten feet of a side or rear lot line; or

(3)    Within 20 feet of an adjacent residential structure.

(b)    All doghouses shall be centered in a strategically located place to provide adequate shade in the summer months and shall be maintained in a clean and sanitary condition, devoid of rodents, vermin, debris and excrement, and free from objectionable odors.

(c)    A doghouse or other suitable shelter shall be provided for any dog left outside for more than three hours.

(Code 1985, § 6-49)

DIVISION 1.1. POSSESSION, MAINTENANCE AND OWNERSHIP

18-5318-75 Reserved.

Editor’s note—Ord. No. 2134, § 1, adopted June 20, 2002, repealed §§ 18-55, 18-56 and 18-59, which pertained to pit bull terriers. See the Code Comparative Table.

Editor’s note—Ord. No. 2280, § 1, adopted May 6, 2013, repealed §§ 18-53, 18-54, 18-57, 18-58 and 18-60—18-62, which pertained to possession, maintenance and ownership of dogs and derived from Ord. Nos. 2119, 2123 and 2134.

DIVISION 2. LICENSE

18-7618-110 Reserved.

Editor’s note—Ord. No. 2280, § 1, adopted May 6, 2013, repealed §§ 18-76—18-85, which pertained to dog licenses and derived from §§ 6-33—6-42 of the 1985 Code.


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Editor’s note—Ord. No. 2134, § 1, adopted June 20, 2002, amended and repealed various sections in Art. II, Dogs. At the discretion of the editor the title of Div. 1.1 was changed from “Possession, Maintenance and Ownership of Pit Bull Terriers” to “Possession, Maintenance and Ownership” to reflect the text changes made by Ord. No. 2134. See the Code Comparative Table for a detailed analysis of inclusion.