Wright City, MO
Warren County
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Section 640.010 "Maintaining" Defined.

[Ord. No. 751 §I, 3-22-2012]
The term "maintain a kennel", as used in this Chapter, shall mean owning, keeping or harboring at any time, whether at one (1) or more locations in the City, four (4) or more dogs or cats over the age of four (4) months.

Section 640.020 License Required.

[Ord. No. 751 §I, 3-22-2012]
Any person who shall maintain a kennel within the City without a license duly issued therefor, as herein provided, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction, be guilty of a violation of this Code.

Section 640.030 Licensing Procedure.

[Ord. No. 751 §I, 3-22-2012]
The license shall be issued by the City Clerk for a period of one (1) year and the annual fee shall be fifty dollars ($50.00), but no dog or cat license for each dog or cat shall be required.

Section 640.040 Number of Dogs and Cats Limited.

[Ord. No. 751 §I, 3-22-2012]
The number of dogs and cats to be kept in any licensed kennel at any one time shall not exceed fifteen (15). If dogs and cats are harbored by the same keeper, the combined number of animals in the kennel at any one time shall not exceed fifteen (15).

Section 640.050 Inspections — Violations and Nuisances.

[Ord. No. 751 §I, 3-22-2012]
All licensed kennels shall be inspected by the Animal Control Department at least once each ninety (90) days. If said kennel on any inspection be found not to comply with the provisions of this Chapter, or to constitute a nuisance, the Animal Control Official shall report the facts to the Board of Aldermen and the Board may revoke such license or suspend the same as it may deem proper.