Chapter 6.20


6.20.010    Definitions.

6.20.020    Feeding of wildlife prohibited.

6.20.030    Feeding exceptions.

6.20.040    Use of steel-jawed traps prohibited.

6.20.050    Excepted use of steel-jawed traps.

6.20.010 Definitions.

For the purposes of this chapter, “wildlife” means:

A. Coyotes, bobcats and mountain lions; and

B. Foxes, raccoons, opossums, ground squirrels and skunks. (Ord. 216 § 1, 1987)

6.20.020 Feeding of wildlife prohibited.

Except as expressly provided in this chapter, no person shall feed or in any manner provide food to any wildlife within the City. (Ord. 216 § 1, 1987)

6.20.030 Feeding exceptions.

Nothing in this chapter shall prohibit the feeding of wildlife under any of the following circumstances:

A. When the wildlife is kept, treated or fed pursuant to a valid certificate or permit issued by the State.

B. When the wildlife is kept, treated, or fed between the time the agency in charge of animal control is notified and the time the wildlife is picked up by such agency. (Ord. 216 § 1, 1987)

6.20.040 Use of steel-jawed traps prohibited.

Except as expressly provided in this chapter, it is unlawful for any person to set, trigger, activate or otherwise use, or cause to be set, triggered, activated or used any steel-jawed animal leg-hold trap. (Ord. 257 § 1, 1988)

6.20.050 Excepted use of steel-jawed traps.

Nothing in this chapter shall prohibit any governmental agency from using or causing to be used any steel-jawed leg-hold trap, provided that written notice of the intended location and dates of use is first provided by such agency to the City. (Ord. 257 § 1, 1988)