Chapter 7.32


7.32.010    Electric fences prohibited.

7.32.020    Definitions.

7.32.030    Authority of police to disconnect enclosure.

7.32.040    Violation – Penalty.

7.32.010 Electric fences prohibited.

It is unlawful for any person, individually or by their agent or as an agent for another, or for any entity hereinafter defined, to install, use and/or operate, or permit to be used, installed and/or operated, an electric fence as defined in this chapter upon property and land owned, occupied and/or under the control of such person and/or entity, situated within the city. (Ord. 913 § 1, 1988)

7.32.020 Definitions.

“Electric fence” means any wire or wire enclosure which can be or is energized by an electrical current, which current does or could run through said enclosure. In addition, “any person” and/or “entity” means and includes any person, firm, partnership, corporation, agent and/or other associations and relationships of persons. (Ord. 913 § 2, 1988)

7.32.030 Authority of police to disconnect enclosure.

The police of the city shall be allowed to immediately disconnect said enclosure if it is determined that the same is in violation of this chapter. (Ord. 913 § 4, 1988)

7.32.040 Violation – Penalty.

Any violation of this chapter shall constitute a violation of a criminal ordinance, and any person convicted of a violation thereof shall be punished by a fine of not to exceed $500.00 or by imprisonment for a period not to exceed 90 days or by both such fine and imprisonment. (Ord. 913 § 3, 1988)