Chapter 9.48


9.48.010    Areas –Designated.

9.48.020    Molesting birds.

9.48.010 Areas –Designated.

The entire area embraced in city parks, as now or hereafter constituted, and the entire area of city owned property surrounding and including the sewer facility, as now or hereafter constituted, are designated as bird sanctuary. (Ord. 398 § 24.01, 1982)

9.48.020 Molesting birds.

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 sanctuaries of the city; 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. 398 § 24.02, 1982)