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Borough of Lake City, PA
Erie County
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[Adopted 12-18-1972 by Ord. No. 207-72]
It is found and determined by the Borough Council of the Borough of Lake City that the keeping or maintaining of any fowl, pig, hog, sheep or cow within the borough constitutes a public nuisance, and that the keeping or maintaining of any horse or pony within the borough without a permit therefor, after a public hearing as hereinafter defined, constitutes a nuisance.
It shall be hereafter unlawful for any person to keep or maintain within the borough any fowl, pig, hog, sheep or cow.
It shall be hereafter unlawful for any person to keep or maintain any horse or pony within the borough without a permit therefor issued by the Borough Secretary at the direction of the Borough Council, after a public hearing as hereinafter defined.
Any person desiring a permit allowing the keeping or maintaining of a horse or pony within the borough shall file an application therefor with the Borough Secretary stating the number of said animals to be kept, identifying the premises at which same will be kept and maintained and identifying the person or persons who will maintain said animals. Upon receipt of such application, the Borough Secretary will cause to be published, in a newspaper of general circulation in the borough, a notice of said application indicating the date, time and place upon which the Borough Council will consider same at their regular or special meeting. At or after such hearing, which shall be a public hearing, the Borough Council shall act by granting or denying such application. Said hearing shall be not less than 30 days after the filing of said application. If the Borough Council shall fail to act upon said application within 30 days after such hearing, the application shall be determined to be granted.
[Amended 2-19-2001 by Ord. No. 339-01; 6-22-2009 by Ord. No. 387-09]
Each day of violation of any of the provisions of this article shall be a separate violation hereof Any person violating any of the provisions of this article shall be subject to a fine or penalty of not less than $100 nor more than $500 for each offense, plus any recoverable cost, to be collected as fines or penalties are recoverable by law.