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8.04.010. Nuisance animals
(1) All persons having custody of animals shall exercise proper care and control of his/her animal(s) in order to prevent them from becoming a nuisance. Any owner or possessor of an animal who keeps such animal contrary to the provision of this ordinance shall be guilty of a class B misdemeanor and subject to punishment under authority of this ordinance.
(2) An animal shall be deemed to be a nuisance if the animal:
(a) causes damage to the property of anyone other that its owner;
(b) causes unreasonable odors;
(c) causes unsanitary conditions;
(d) barks, whines, howls, or makes other disturbing noises for an extended period of time;
(e) chases vehicles;
(f) is an animal which has been impounded for being at large on three (3) separate occasions within a twelve (12) month period, or its owner or possessor has been convicted for the dog being at large on three (3) separate occasions within a twelve (12) month period;
(g) is an animal previously declared potentially dangerous or dangerous and is found in violation of restrictions placed on that dog by the Animal Control Department; or
(h) is declared a vicious animal by the Animal Control Department.
Ord. No.97-35, Recodified, 6/19/1997
Ord. No. 98-12, Enacted, 2/5/1998