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Ordinance NO. 293
According to Ordinance NO. 293 Article 2.11.0204 NUISANCE - WHEN:
Any animal within the city limits is a public nuisance when:
(a) It frequently frightens, annoys, barks at or chases any person or vehicle;
(b) It is a female in heat and not continually confined indoors by its owner;
(c) It is more than 6 months old and does not have a current vaccination orinoculation against rabies.
(d) It is not wearing a collar bearing a City Animal license tag and rabiesvaccination tag verifying up to date vaccination.
(e) By loud and frequent, excessive or continuous barking, yelping, crying orhowling it annoys any person;
(f) It damages any property not the property of it=s owner;
(g) It runs at large upon any right of way, public property, or upon the private premises of any person other than the owner or the keeper of the animal.
(h) It bites any person, when the person so bitten was not at the time injuringthe animal or the person or property of the owner or keeper of such animal.
(i) When it is dead and buried improperly, so as to cause a hazard or potentialhazard to the public health.
Animal Complaint Form
2. "AT LARGE". The words "at large" shall mean not under the control of a person. The animal shall be attached to a leash held by a person, or attached to a leash which is securely fastened, or kept within a fenced area from which it cannot readily escape, or within a trailer or vehicle. The animal shall be controlled in such a manner so that it may not come in contact with persons using the public streets and sidewalks.