Chapter 6.39


6.39.010    Area designated.

6.39.020    Molesting birds unlawful.

6.39.030    Penalty for violation.

6.39.010 Area designated.

The entire area embraced in Jennings Park, as now or hereafter constituted, and the entire area of city-owned property surrounding and including the Marysville sewer lagoon, as now or hereafter constituted, is designated as a bird sanctuary. (Ord. 965 § 22.01, 1977).

6.39.020 Molesting birds unlawful.

It is unlawful to trap, hunt, shoot or attempt to shoot or molest in any manner any bird or wild fowl, or to rob bird nests or wild fowl nests within the designated bird sanctuary of the city of Marysville; provided, however, if starlings or similar birds are found to be congregating in such numbers in a particular locality that they constitute a nuisance or menace to health or property in the opinion of the chief of police, then the foregoing prohibition may be temporarily stayed, and the chief may designate the manner, time and place for bird-control measures to be taken. (Ord. 965 § 22.02, 1977).

6.39.030 Penalty for violation.

Any person violating a provision of this chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be punished by a fine not to exceed $1,000 or by imprisonment in jail for not more than 90 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment. (Ord. 1993 § 8, 1994; Ord. 965 § 22.03, 1977).