(1) It shall be unlawful for any person to take or permit any animals, excluding Hearing or Seeing Eye Dogs, whether on a leash or in the arms of their owners, in any establishment or place of business where food or food products fit for human consumption are sold or distributed, including but not limited to restaurants, grocery stores, meat markets, and fruit or vegetable stores.
(2) (a) Dogs, whether on a leash or not on a leash, shall be completely prohibited from all City owned parks, school premises during school hours and school activities, and posted picnic, pond, and play areas.
(i) This Subsection shall not apply to guide dogs in the company of a blind or hearing impaired person, or other certified aid dogs, or dogs in the presence of their masters for the purpose of public education programs or law enforcement exercises.
(ii) This Subsection shall not apply to the portions of the City's trail system that are outside of the boundaries of formal, established parks. However, any person having a dog on the trail system shall have a leash on the dog and be in control thereof at all times.
(3) It is unlawful for the owner of any dog, excluding Hearing or Seeing Eye Dogs, to permit the dog to enter or be in a place of worship during public service.
Ord. No.97-35, Recodified, 6/19/1997
Ord. No. 04-53, Amended, 8/5/2004
Ord. No. 98-12, Enacted, 2/5/1998
Ord. No. 98-52, Amended, 8/6/1998