Chapter 7.15


7.15.010    Transporting an animal.

7.15.020    Animal interfering with vehicle operation.

7.15.010 Transporting an animal.

No person may drive a motor vehicle when an animal is riding in or on the vehicle unless the animal is prevented, in a humane manner, from falling, jumping or being thrown from the vehicle by one of the following:

a. Confinement in the enclosed passenger compartment of the vehicle;

b. Confinement in an area within the vehicle that is fully enclosed or that is enclosed on all sides to a height of at least 46 inches above the floor;

c. Tethering in a manner that retains animal’s front and hind legs within the vehicle; or

d. Confinement in a secure container or cage. [Ord. 16-38(S)(A) § 2, 2016].

7.15.020 Animal interfering with vehicle operation.

No person may drive a vehicle while holding an animal or with an animal in the person’s lap or immediate area so as to unreasonably obstruct the view of the driver to the front or sides of the vehicle or so as to interfere with the driver’s control over the driving mechanism of the vehicle. [Ord. 16-38(S)(A) § 2, 2016].