Chapter 7.08
FOWL AT LARGE*

Sections:

7.08.010    Fowl at large prohibited—Keeping under sanitary conditions.

7.08.020    Fowl to be maintained in sanitary fashion.

7.08.030    Fowl at large declared a nuisance—Abatement authorized.

7.08.040    Penalty for violations.

*    For statutory provisions authorizing cities of the second class to prevent the running at large of animals, see RCW 35.23.440(12); for provisions authorizing declaration and abatement of nuisances, see RCW 35.23.440(11).

7.08.010 Fowl at large prohibited—Keeping under sanitary conditions.

It is unlawful for any person, firm, company or corporation to permit any poultry, pigeon, dove, or any other domestic fowl to run, roam, wander or fly at large. The same shall be kept and maintained under sanitary conditions on the premises of the owners. (Prior code § 7.08.010)

7.08.020 Fowl to be maintained in sanitary fashion.

No person within the limits of the city of Shelton shall keep poultry, pigeon, dove or any other domestic fowl except under sanitary conditions. (Prior code § 7.08.020)

7.08.030 Fowl at large declared a nuisance—Abatement authorized.

Any poultry, pigeon, dove or any other domestic fowl permitted to run, roam or fly at large is declared to be a public nuisance, which may be summarily abated by the city of Shelton; provided the owner or persons entitled to possession of such domestic fowl fails, for a period of two days, to confine the same after being notified in writing so to do. (Prior code § 7.08.030)

7.08.040 Penalty for violations.

Any person found guilty of a violation of any of the provisions of this chapter shall be punished by a fine of not less than one dollar and not more than one hundred dollars and costs, and/or by imprisonment in the city jail for not more than thirty days. (Prior code § 7.08.040)