City of Prescott, WI
Pierce County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Prescott as Title 7, Ch. 1, of the former City Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Peace and good order — See Ch. 435.
Zoning — See Ch. 635.

§ 235-1 Definitions. [1]

In this chapter, unless the context or subject matter otherwise requires, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
ANIMAL
Mammals, reptiles and birds.
AT LARGE
To be off the premises of the owner and not under the control of some person by leash. A dog or cat within an automobile of its owner, or in an automobile of any other person with the consent of the owner of said dog or cat, shall be deemed to be upon the owner's premises.
CAT
Any feline, regardless of age or sex.
CRUEL
Causing unnecessary and excessive pain or suffering or unjustifiable injury or death.
DOG
Any canine, regardless of age or sex.
FARM ANIMAL
Any warm-blooded animal normally raised on farms in the United States and used for food or fiber.
LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER
Has that meaning as appears in § 967.02(5), Wis. Stats., and includes a humane or animal control officer under § 173.03, Wis. Stats., but does not include a conservation warden appointed under § 23.10, Wis. Stats.
NEUTERED
A dog or cat having nonfunctional reproductive organs.
OWNER
Any person owning, harboring or keeping a dog or cat and the occupant of any premises on which a dog or cat remains or to which it customarily returns daily for a period of 10 days; such person is presumed to be harboring or keeping the dog or cat within the meaning of this section.
PET
An animal kept and treated as a pet.
RESIDENTIAL LOT
A parcel zoned as residential, occupied or to be occupied by a dwelling, platted or unplatted, and under common ownership. For the purpose of this chapter, any vacant parcel or parcels adjoining a dwelling and under the same ownership shall constitute one lot.
[1]
Editor's Note: Original Sec. 7-1-1(a), License required, which immediately preceded this section, was repealed at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II). See § 235-3.

§ 235-2 Rabies vaccination required for dogs and cats.

A. 
Rabies vaccination. The owner of a dog or cat shall have the dog or cat vaccinated against rabies by a veterinarian at no later than five months of age and revaccinated within one year after the initial vaccination. If the owner obtains the dog or cat or brings the dog or cat into the City of Prescott after the dog or cat has reached five months of age, the owner shall have the dog or cat vaccinated against rabies within 30 days after the dog or cat is brought into the City unless the dog or cat has been vaccinated as evidenced by a current certificate of rabies vaccination. The owner of a dog or cat shall have the dog or cat revaccinated against rabies by a veterinarian before the date of that immunization expires as stated on the certificate of vaccination or, if no date is specified, within three years after the previous vaccination. The certificate of vaccination shall meet the requirements of § 95.21(2), Wis. Stats.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
B. 
Issuance of certificate of rabies vaccination. A veterinarian who vaccinates a dog or cat against rabies shall complete and issue to the owner a certificate of rabies vaccination bearing a serial number and in the form approved by the City stating the owner's name and address, the name, sex, spayed or unspayed, neutered or unneutered, breed and color of the dog or cat, the date of the vaccination, the type of rabies vaccination administered and the manufacturer's name and serial number, the date that the immunization expires as specified for that type of vaccine by the Center for Disease Control of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the City.
C. 
Copies of certificate. The veterinarian shall keep a copy of each certificate of rabies vaccination in a file maintained for this purpose until the date that the immunization expires or until the dog or cat is revaccinated, whichever occurs first.
D. 
Rabies vaccination tag. After issuing the certificate of rabies vaccination, the veterinarian shall deliver to the owner a rabies vaccination tag of durable material bearing the same serial number as the certificate, the year the vaccination was given and the name, address and telephone number of the veterinarian.
E. 
Tag to be attached. The owner shall attach the rabies vaccination tag or a substitute tag to a collar and a collar with the tag attached shall be kept on the dog or cat at all times, but this requirement does not apply to a dog or cat during competition or to a dog or cat securely confined indoors. The substitute tag shall be of a durable material and contain the same information as the rabies vaccination tag. The requirements of this subsection do not apply to a dog or cat, which is not required to be vaccinated under Subsection A of this section.
F. 
Duplicate tag. The veterinarian may furnish a new rabies vaccination tag with a new serial number to an owner in place of the original tag upon presentation of the certificate of rabies vaccination. The veterinarian shall then indicate the new tag number on the certificate and keep a record in the file.
G. 
Cost. The owner shall pay the cost of the rabies vaccination and the cost associated with the issuance of a certificate of rabies vaccination and the delivery of a rabies vaccination tag.

§ 235-3 Issuance of dog and cat licenses.

A. 
Licensing of dogs and cats.
(1) 
It shall be unlawful for any person in the City of Prescott to own, harbor or keep any dog or cat more than five months of age without complying with the provisions of this chapter and §§ 174.05 through 174.10, Wis. Stats., relating to the listing, licensing and tagging of the same.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
(2) 
The owner of any dog or cat more than five months of age on January 1 of any year, or five months of age within the license year, shall annually, or on or before the date the dog and cat becomes five months of age, pay a license tax and obtain a license.
(3) 
The minimum license tax under this section shall be as prescribed in the City's fee schedule for spayed females or neutered males. The minimum fee for unspayed or unneutered animals shall be as prescribed in the City's fee schedule. These amounts shall be reduced by 1/2 if the animal became five months of age after July 1 during the license year. The license year shall commence January 1 and end December 31.
(4) 
Upon payment of the required license tax and upon presentation of evidence that the dog and cat is currently immunized against rabies, as required by § 235-2 of this chapter, the City Clerk shall complete and issue to the owner a license for such dog and cat containing all information required by state law. The City Clerk shall also deliver to the owner, at the time of issuance of the license, a tag of durable material bearing the same serial number as the license, the name of the county in which issued and the license year.
(5) 
The owner shall securely attach the tag to a collar and the collar with the tag attached shall be kept on the dog and cat for which the license is issued at all times, except as provided in § 235-2E.
(6) 
The fact that a dog and cat is without a tag attached to the dog and cat by means of a collar shall be presumptive evidence that the dog and cat is unlicensed. Any City law enforcement or humane officer shall seize, impound or restrain any dog or cat for which a dog or cat license is required which is found without such tag attached.
(7) 
Notwithstanding the foregoing, every dog or cat specifically trained to lead blind or deaf persons is exempt from the dog or cat license tax, and every person owning such a dog shall receive annually a free dog or cat license from the City Clerk upon application therefor.
B. 
Kennel licenses.
(1) 
Any person who keeps or operates a kennel may, instead of the license tax for each dog required by this chapter, apply for a kennel license for the keeping or operating of the kennel. Such person shall pay for the license year a license tax fee as prescribed in the City's fee schedule for a kennel of 12 or fewer dogs and an additional fee as prescribed in the City's fee schedule for each dog in excess of 12. Upon payment of the required kennel license tax and, if required by the City, upon presentation of evidence that all dogs over five months of age are currently immunized against rabies, the City Clerk shall issue the kennel license and a number of tags equal to the number of dogs authorized to be kept in the kennel. Kennels may only be located in commercial and/or residential areas following a public hearing and approval by the Common Council utilizing the conditional use procedures prescribed in the City's Zoning Code; the Council may attach conditions to such approval as a conditional use under the City's Zoning Code.[2]
[2]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 635, Zoning.
(2) 
The owner or keeper of a kennel shall keep at all times a kennel license tag attached to the collar of each dog over five months old kept by the owner or keeper under a kennel license, but this requirement does not apply to a show dog during competition, to a dog securely confined indoors or to a dog securely confined in a fenced area. These tags may be transferred from one dog to another within the kennel whenever any dog is removed from the kennel. The rabies vaccination tag or substitute tag shall remain attached to the dog for which it is issued at all times, but this requirement does not apply to a show dog during competition, to a dog securely confined indoors or to a dog securely confined in a fenced area. No dog bearing a kennel tag shall be permitted to stray or to be taken anywhere outside the limits of the kennel unless the dog is on a leash or temporarily for the purposes of hunting, breeding, trial, training or competition.
(3) 
The term "kennel" means any establishment wherein or whereon three or more dogs are kept.
(4) 
No kennel license shall be issued to the keeper or operator of a kennel who fails to provide proper food and drink and proper shelter for the dogs in said kennel or who neglects or abandons said dogs. The Chief of Police or other designated official shall investigate any complaints regarding the failure to maintain proper standards or investigate any kennel premises upon his own initiative. Expressly incorporated by reference in this section as minimum standards for kennel keepers or operator are the relevant provisions of Chapter 951 of the Wisconsin Statutes.

§ 235-4 Late fees.

The City Clerk shall assess and collect a late fee as prescribed in the City's fee schedule from every owner of a dog or cat five months of age or over if the owner failed to obtain a license prior to April 1 of each year, or within 30 days of acquiring ownership of a licensable dog or cat or if the owner failed to obtain a license on or before the dog or cat reached licensable age. Said late fee shall be charged in addition to the required license fee.

§ 235-5 Rabies quarantine.

A. 
Dogs and cats confined. If a district is quarantined for rabies, all dog or cats within the City shall be kept securely confined, tied, leashed or muzzled. Any dog or cat not confined, tied, leashed or muzzled is declared a public nuisance and may be impounded. All officers shall cooperate in the enforcement of the quarantine. The City Clerk shall promptly post in at least three public places in the City notices of quarantine.
B. 
Exemption of vaccinated dog or cats from City quarantine. A dog or cat which is immunized currently against rabies, as evidenced by a valid certificate of rabies vaccination or other evidence, is exempt from the City quarantine provisions of Subsection A if a rabies vaccination tag or substitute tag is attached to the dog's or cat's collar.
C. 
Quarantine or sacrifice of an animal suspected of biting a person or being infected or exposed to rabies.
(1) 
Quarantine or sacrifice of dog or cat. An animal control or law enforcement officer shall order a dog or cat quarantined if the officer has reason to believe that the animal bit a person, is infected with rabies or has been in contact with a rabid animal. If a quarantine cannot be imposed because the dog or cat cannot be captured, the officer may kill the animal. The officer shall attempt to kill the animal in a humane manner and in a manner which avoids damage to the animal's head.
(2) 
Sacrifice of other animals. An officer may order killed or may kill an animal other than a dog or cat if the officer has reason to believe that the animal bit a person or is infected with rabies.
D. 
Quarantine of dog or cat.
(1) 
Delivery to isolation facility or quarantine on premises of owner. An animal control or law enforcement officer who orders a dog or cat to be quarantined shall deliver the animal or shall order the animal delivered to an isolation facility as soon as possible but no later than 24 hours after the original order is issued or the officer may order the animal to be quarantined on the premises of the owner if the animal is immunized currently against rabies as evidenced by a valid certificate of rabies vaccination or other evidence.
(2) 
Health risk to humans. If a dog or cat is ordered to be quarantined because there is reason to believe that the animal bit a person, the custodian of an isolation facility or the owner shall keep the animal under strict isolation under the supervision of a veterinarian for at least 10 days after the incident occurred. In this subsection, "supervision of a veterinarian" includes, at a minimum, examination of the animal on the first day of isolation, on the last day of isolation and on one intervening day. If the observation period is not extended and if the veterinarian certifies that the dog or cat has not exhibited any signs of rabies, the animal may be released from quarantine at the end of the observation period.
(3) 
Risk to animal health.
(a) 
If a dog or cat is ordered to be quarantined because there is reason to believe that the animal has been exposed to a rabid animal and if the dog or cat is not currently immunized against rabies, the custodian of an isolation facility or the owner shall keep the animal leashed or confined for 180 days. The owner shall have the animal vaccinated against rabies between 155 and 165 days after the exposure to a rabid animal.
(b) 
If a dog or cat is ordered to be quarantined because there is reason to believe that the animal has been exposed to a rabid animal but if the dog or cat is immunized against rabies, the custodian of an isolation facility or the owner shall keep the animal leashed or confined for 60 days. The owner shall have the animal revaccinated against rabies as soon as possible after exposure to a rabid animal.
(4) 
Sacrifice of a dog or cat exhibiting symptoms of rabies. If a veterinarian determines that a dog or cat exhibits symptoms of rabies during the original or extended observation period, the veterinarian shall notify the owner and the officer who ordered the animal quarantined and the officer or veterinarian shall kill the animal in a humane manner and in a manner which avoids damage to the animal's head. If the dog or cat is suspected to have bitten a person, the veterinarian shall notify the person or the person's physician.
E. 
Delivery of carcass; preparation; examination by laboratory of hygiene. An officer who kills an animal shall deliver the carcass to a veterinarian. The veterinarian or local health department shall prepare the carcass, properly prepare and package the head of the animal in a manner to minimize deterioration, arrange for delivery by the most expeditious means feasible of the head of the animal to the State Laboratory of Hygiene and dispose of or arrange for the disposal of the remainder of the carcass in a manner which minimizes the risk or exposure to any rabies virus. The Laboratory of Hygiene shall examine the specimen and determine if the animal was infected with rabies. The State Laboratory of Hygiene shall notify the City, the veterinarian which prepared the carcass and, if the animal is suspected to have bitten a person, that person or the person's physician.
F. 
Cooperation of veterinarian. Any practicing veterinarian who is requested to be involved in the rabies control program by an officer is encouraged to cooperate in a professional capacity with the City, the Laboratory of Hygiene, the local health department, the officer involved and, if the animal is suspected to have bitten a person, the person's physician.
G. 
Responsibility for quarantine and laboratory expenses. The owner of an animal is responsible for any expenses incurred in connection with keeping the animal in an isolation facility, supervision and examination of the animal by a veterinarian, preparation of the carcass for laboratory examination and the fee for the laboratory examination. If the owner is unknown, the county is responsible for these expenses.

§ 235-6 Restrictions on keeping of dogs, cats, fowl and other animals.

A. 
Restrictions. It shall be unlawful for any person within the City of Prescott to own harbor or keep any dog or cat which:
(1) 
Habitually pursues any vehicle upon any public street, alley or highway in the City.
(2) 
Assaults or attacks any person as described in Subsection B or destroys property.
(3) 
Is at large within the limits of the City.
(4) 
Habitually barks or howls to the annoyance of any person or persons. (See § 235-11.)
(5) 
Kills, wounds or worries any domestic animal.
(6) 
Is known by such person to be infected with rabies or to have been bitten by an animal known to have been infected with rabies.
(7) 
In the case of a dog or cat, is unlicensed.
B. 
Vicious dogs and animals.
(1) 
No vicious dog shall be allowed off the premises of its owner unless muzzled or on leash in charge of the owner or a member of the owner's immediate family over 16 years of age. For purposes of enforcing this section, a dog shall be deemed as being of a vicious disposition if, within any twelve-month period, it bites two or more persons or inflicts injury requiring medical attention to one person in unprovoked circumstances off the owner's premises.
(2) 
No person shall harbor or permit to remain on his premises any animal that is habitually inclined toward attacking persons or animals, destroying property, barking excessively or making excessive noises or running after motorized or nonmotorized vehicles.
C. 
Animals running at large.
(1) 
No person having in his possession or ownership any animal or fowl shall allow the same to run at large within the City. The owner of any animal, whether licensed or unlicensed, shall keep his animal tied or enclosed in a proper enclosure so as not to allow said animal to interfere with the passing public or neighbors. Any animal running at large shall be seized and impounded by an animal control or law enforcement officer.
(2) 
A dog or cat shall not be considered to be running at large if it is on a leash and under control of a person physically able to control it or is trained and in the immediate company of a person to which it immediately responds and obeys (e.g., a dog playing a game of fetch in a field, or walking alongside its owner or a member of the owner's immediate family) if such person is over the age of 12 years.
D. 
Owner's liability for damage caused by dogs; penalties. The provisions of Section 174.02, Wis. Stats., relating to the owner's liability for damage caused by dog or cats together with the penalties therein set forth are hereby adopted and incorporated herein by reference.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Original Sec. 7-1-6(e), Animals restricted on public grounds and cemeteries, which immediately followed this subsection, was repealed at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II). See § 235-8.

§ 235-7 Impoundment of animals.

A. 
Animal control agency.
(1) 
The City of Prescott may contract with or enter into an agreement with such person, persons, organization or corporation to provide for the operation of an animal shelter, impoundment of stray animals, confinement of certain animals, disposition of impoundment animals and for assisting in the administration of rabies vaccination programs.
(2) 
The City of Prescott does hereby delegate any such animal control agency the authority to act pursuant to the provisions of this section.
B. 
Impounding of animals. In addition to any penalty hereinafter provided for a violation of this chapter, any animal control or law enforcement officer may impound any dog, cat or other animal which habitually pursues any vehicle upon any street, alley or highway of the City, assaults or attacks any person, is at large within the City, habitually barks, cries or howls, kills, wounds or worries any domestic animal or is infected with rabies. In order for an animal to be impounded, the impounding officer must see or hear the violation of this section or have in his/her possession a signed statement of a complaining witness alleging the facts regarding the violation.
C. 
Claiming animal; disposal of unclaimed animals. After seizure of animals under this section by a law enforcement or animal control officer, the animal shall be impounded. The officer shall notify the owner, personally or through the U.S. mail, if such owner be known to the officer or can be ascertained with reasonable effort. If within seven days after such notice the owner does not claim such animal, the officer may authorize sale of the animal in a proper and humane manner; provided, if an animal before being impounded has bitten a person, the animal shall be retained in the animal shelter for 10 days for observation purposes. Within such times, the owner may reclaim the animal upon payment of impoundment fees, plus the actual cost of boarding the animal for each day or fraction thereof the dog or cat has been so impounded. Owners of unlicensed dog or cat shall also obtain a license prior to release of art impounded animal. No animal shall be released from the animal shelter without being properly licensed as required by state law or City ordinance.
D. 
City not liable for impounding animals. The City and/or its animal control agency shall not be liable for the death of any animal which has been impounded or disposed of pursuant to this section.

§ 235-8 Animals restricted on public grounds and cemeteries.

[Amended 5-29-2012 by Ord. No. 08-12; 2-24-2014 by Ord. No. 01-14]
No dog, cat or any other pets or farm animals shall be permitted in any public playground, school grounds, public park, beach, or swimming area within the City of Prescott unless on a leash not to exceed 15 feet in length or under the immediate and direct control of the owner or his/her designated representative at all times. Dogs, cats and other pets are prohibited from being in cemeteries. The owner shall pick up any litter caused by the animal. The owner may not allow the animal to intimidate other persons on the public grounds. Specially trained service dogs shall be exempt from this section.

§ 235-9 Duty of owner in case of dog or cat bite.

Every owner or person harboring or keeping a dog or cat who knows that such dog or cat has bitten any person shall immediately report such fact to the Chief of Police and shall keep such dog or cat confined for not less than 10 days or for such period of time as the animal control officer shall direct. The owner or keeper of any such dog or cat shall surrender the dog or cat to a law enforcement, health, or animal control officer upon demand for examination.

§ 235-10 Injury to property by animals.

It shall be unlawful for any person owning or possessing an animal, dog or cat to permit such animal, dog or cat to be upon any parkway or private lands or premises without the permission of the owner of such premises and break, bruise, tear up, crush or injure any lawn, flower bed, plant, shrub, tree or garden in any manner whatsoever, or to defecate or urinate thereon.

§ 235-11 Barking dogs or crying cats.

It shall be unlawful for any person knowingly to keep or harbor any dog which habitually barks, howls or yelps, or any cat which habitually cries or howls to the great discomfort of the peace and quiet of the neighborhood or in such manner as to materially disturb or annoy persons in the neighborhood who are of ordinary sensibilities.

§ 235-12 Prohibited and protected animals, fowl, reptiles and insects.

A. 
Protected animals.
(1) 
Possession and sale of protected animals. It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to possess with intent to sell or offer for sale, or buy or attempt to buy, within the City any of the following animals, alive or dead, or any part or product thereof: all wild cats of the family felidae, polar bear (thalarctos maritimus), red wolf (canis niger), vicuna (vicugna vicugna), or alligator, cairnan or crocodile of the order of crocodilia, gray or timber wolf (canis lupus), sea otter (enhydra lutris), Pacific fidley turtle (lepidochelys olivacea), Atlantic green turtle (chelonia mydas), Mexican ridley turtle (lepidochelys kernpi).
(2) 
Compliance with federal regulations. It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to buy, sell or offer for sale a native or foreign species or subspecies of mammal, bird, amphibian or reptile, or the dead body or parts thereof, which appears on the endangered species list designated by the United States Secretary of the Interior and published in the Code of Federal Regulations pursuant to the Endangered Species Act of 1969 (Public Law 135, 91st Congress).
(3) 
Regulating the importation of certain birds. No person, firm or corporation shall import or cause to be imported into this City any part of the plumage, skin or dead body of any species of hawk, owl or eagle. This subsection shall not be construed to forbid or restrict the importation or use of the plumage, skin, body or any part thereof legally collected for use by the American Indians for ceremonial purposes or in the preservation of their tribal customs and heritage.
B. 
Exceptions. The provisions of Subsection A above shall not be deemed to prevent the lawful importation, possession, purchase or sale of any species by any public agency, institute of higher learning, persons holding federal permits, or by a person holding a scientific collectors permit issued by the Secretary of the Department of Natural Resources of the state, or to any person or organization licensed to present a circus.
C. 
Wild animals; prohibition on keeping. Except for state-licensed game farms, it shall be unlawful for any person to keep, maintain or have in his possession or under his control within the City any poisonous reptile or any other dangerous or carnivorous wild animal, insect or reptile, any vicious or dangerous domesticated animal of any other animal or reptile of wild, vicious or dangerous propensities. Specifically, it shall be unlawful for any person to keep, maintain or have in his/her possession or under his control within the City any of the following animals, reptiles or insects:
(1) 
All poisonous animals and reptiles including rear-fang snakes.
(2) 
Apes: chimpanzees (Pan); gibbons (Hylobates); gorillas (Gorilla); orangutans (Pongo); ans siamangs (Symphalangus).
(3) 
Baboons (Papoi, Mandrillus).
(4) 
Bears (Ursidae).
(5) 
Bison (Bison).
(6) 
Cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus).
(7) 
Crocodilians (Crocodilia), 30 inches in length or more.
(8) 
Constrictor snakes, six feet in length or more.
(9) 
Coyotes (Canis latrans).
(10) 
Game cocks and other fighting birds.
(11) 
Hyenas (Hyaenidae).
(12) 
Jaguars (Panthera onca).
(13) 
Leopards (Panthera pardus).
(14) 
Lions (Panthera leo).
(15) 
Lynxes (Lynx).
(16) 
Ostriches (Struthio).
(17) 
Pumas (Felis concolor); also known as cougars, mountain lions and panthers.
(18) 
Sharks (class Chondrichthyes).
(19) 
Snow leopards (Panthera uncia).
(20) 
Tigers (Panthera tigris).
(21) 
Wolves (Canis lupus).
(22) 
Poisonous insects.
(23) 
Except in properly zoned districts, horses, mules, ponies, llamas, donkeys, cows, pigs, goats, sheep, chickens, poultry or any animal raised for fur-bearing purposes unless otherwise permitted elsewhere in this Code.
D. 
Exceptions. The prohibitions of Subsection C above shall not apply where the creatures are in the care, custody or control of: a state-licensed game farm, a veterinarian for treatment; agricultural fairs; shows or projects of the 4-H Clubs; a display for judging purposes; an itinerant or transient carnival, circus or other show; dog or cat shows or trials; public or private educational institutions; zoological gardens; if:
(1) 
Their location conforms to the provisions of the Zoning Ordinance[1] of the City.
[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 635, Zoning.
(2) 
All animals and animal quarters are kept in a clean and sanitary condition and so maintained as to eliminate objectionable odors.
(3) 
Animals are maintained in quarters so constructed as to prevent their escape.
E. 
Farm animals; miniature pigs. Except as provided in § 235-21 and on properties zoned in an agricultural classification, no person shall own, keep, harbor or board any cattle, horses, ponies, swine, goats, sheep or rabbits (more than four).[2]
[Amended 1-9-2012 by Ord. No. 12-11]
[2]
Editor's Note: Original Sec. 7-1-13, Sale of rabbits, chicks or artificially colored animals, Sec. 7-1-14, Providing proper food and drink to confined animals, and Sec. 7-1-15, Providing proper shelter, which immediately followed this section, were repealed at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II). See §§ 951.10, 951.11, 951.13 and 951.14, Wis. Stats., adopted by reference in Ch. 435, Peace and Good Order, § 435-1.

§ 235-13 Poultry.

[Added 1-9-2012 by Ord. No. 24-11]
A. 
Purpose and intent. The purpose of this section is to outline conditions under which City residents in certain residential districts may safely keep and maintain a limited number of small poultry (chickens and ducks) to provide eggs for household use; to assure appropriate coops or poultry structures in which to house small poultry; and to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the general population of the City of Prescott. The City recognizes that adverse neighborhood impacts may result from the keeping of domesticated ducks or chickens as a result of noise, odor, unsanitary animal living conditions, unsanitary waste storage and removal, the attraction of predators, rodents, insects or parasites, and nonconfined animals leaving the owner's property. This section is intended to create licensing standards and requirements that ensure that domesticated ducks and chickens do not adversely impact the neighborhood surrounding the property on which the chickens are kept.
B. 
Definitions. For the purposes of this section, the following terms have the meaning indicated:
ABUTTING PROPERTY
All lots that the applicant's property comes into contact with at one or more points, except for lots that are legally abutting to or are separated from the applicant's property by a public or private street.
CHICKEN
A female gallinaceous bird or hen of any age, including chicks. This definition does not include other kinds of fowl, including quail, pheasant, geese, turkeys, guinea fowl, peafowl, emus, or ostriches.
COOP
An enclosed structure which is roofed.
DUCKS
Domesticated fowl of the anatidae family.
FRONT YARD
That portion of a lot enclosed by the property's front lot line and the side lot lines to the points where the side lot lines intersect with an imaginary line established by the front of the single-family structure and extending to the two side lot lines.
POULTRY STRUCTURE
The shelter which houses small poultry.
RUN
A penned area connected to the coop. The run shall have an earthen floor.
SMALL POULTRY
Chickens or ducks.
C. 
License required.
(1) 
No person shall own, harbor, keep, or maintain small poultry within the corporate limits of the City without first obtaining a license.
(2) 
Applications shall be made to the City Clerk prior to acquiring licensable small poultry, on such forms as provided by the City. The license year shall commence on January 1 and shall end on the following December 31, and the license shall be renewed annually.
D. 
Fees.
(1) 
The annual license fees shall be as cited in the City of Prescott fee schedule.
(2) 
A late fee as stated in the City of Prescott fee schedule shall be assessed and collected from every small poultry owner if the owner fails to renew his license annually.
(3) 
Licenses shall not be transferable, and license fees shall not be prorated or refundable.
E. 
Property requirements and coop design.
(1) 
Property requirements.
(a) 
Small poultry shall be kept and maintained on a lot zoned R-1 and used as a single-family dwelling.
(b) 
Small poultry shall not be kept or maintained upon a vacant lot.
(c) 
A poultry structure shall not be located in the front yard of the license holder's residence.
(d) 
A poultry structure shall be placed at least five feet from an abutting property line.
(2) 
Coop design.
(a) 
All small poultry shall be kept and maintained within a ventilated and roofed coop.
(b) 
Coop areas shall provide a minimum of four square feet of habitable area per small poultry.
(c) 
Poultry runs shall provide a minimum area of 10 square feet per bird.
(d) 
Poultry structures shall be well maintained.
F. 
Conditions for keeping and sanitation.
(1) 
Conditions for keeping.
(a) 
A person keeping or maintaining chickens on residential property shall:
[1] 
Keep or maintain not more than six chickens or six ducks or a combination of the two not to exceed six total.
[2] 
Not keep or maintain any roosters or call ducks.
[3] 
Not sell any eggs.
[4] 
Not slaughter any small poultry within City limits.
(b) 
Except when under the personal control of the licensee/designee, chickens or ducks shall be confined at all times within the poultry structure. Small poultry shall be provided with access to feed and clean water at all times.
(c) 
Birds ill with an infectious disease capable of being transmitted from bird to bird or from birds to humans, including but not limited to salmonella and avian influenza, are prohibited and shall be immediately euthanized at a veterinarian's office or removed from the City and humanely euthanized outside the City.
(d) 
A dog or cat which kills or injures a duck or chicken shall not, for that reason alone, be considered a dangerous animal.
(2) 
Sanitation.
(a) 
Small poultry over six weeks of age shall be kept and maintained at all times in outdoor areas and shall not be permitted inside a residential premises or dwelling.
(b) 
All feed shall be stored and kept in containers which make the feed unavailable to rodents, vermin, wild birds and predators.
(c) 
All poultry structures and backyards where small poultry are kept or maintained shall be reasonably free from substances, including but not limited to manure, such that they do not cause the air or environment to become noxious or offensive or to be in such condition as to promote the breeding of flies, mosquitoes, or other insects, or to provide a habitat, breeding or feeding place for rodents or other animals, or otherwise be injurious to public health.
G. 
Inspection and enforcement.
(1) 
The City shall have the power, whenever it may deem reasonably necessary, to enter a building, structure, or property related to a license under this section to ascertain whether the license holder is in compliance with this section. The City may issue compliance orders and citations pursuant to the provisions of this section, City Code, and state law.
(2) 
Violations of this section may constitute a public nuisance under Chapter 410, Nuisances, of this Code or under Ch. 823, Wis. Stats. The City may maintain an action to recover damages or abate a public nuisance pursuant to Chapter 410 of this Code or Ch. 823, Wis. Stats.
(3) 
A license issued hereunder may be revoked by the City Clerk upon determination that the licensee has failed to comply with the provisions of the section, this Code, or state law, or the chickens or premises has been declared a public nuisance.
(4) 
Appeals from orders for compliance or license revocation shall be pursuant to the procedures for conducting appeals enumerated in Ch. 68, Wis. Stats.
H. 
Other methods not excluded. The provisions of this section are not exclusive and may be used in combination with each other or with any other section of the Code or state statute applicable to this subject matter.
I. 
Violation and penalty. Any person who violates the provisions of this section shall, upon conviction thereof, forfeit not more than $25 per day of violation, if applicable, together with the costs of prosecution.

§ 235-14 Neglected or abandoned animals.

A. 
Neglected or abandoned animals.
(1) 
No person may abandon any animal.
(2) 
Any law enforcement or animal control officer may remove, shelter and care for an animal found to be cruelly exposed to the weather, starved or denied adequate water, neglected, abandoned or otherwise treated in a cruel manner and may deliver such animal to another person to be sheltered, cared for and given medical attention, if necessary. In all cases the owner, if known, shall be immediately notified and such officer, or other person, having possession of the animal shall have a lien thereon for its care, keeping and medical attention and the expense of notice.
(3) 
If the owner or custodian is unknown and cannot, with reasonable effort, be ascertained or does not, within five days after notice, redeem the animal by paying the expenses incurred, it may be treated as a stray and dealt with as such.
(4) 
Whenever in the opinion of any such officer an animal is hopelessly injured or diseased so as to be beyond the probability of recovery, it shall be lawful for such officer to kill such animal and the owner thereof shall not recover damages for the killing of such animal unless he shall prove that such killing was unwarranted.
(5) 
Section 173.10, Investigation of cruelty complaints, and § 173.24, Reimbursement for expenses, Wis. Stats., are hereby adopted by reference and made a part of this chapter.
B. 
Injured animals. No person who owns, harbors or keeps any animal shall fail to provide proper medical attention to such animal when and if such animal becomes sick or injured. In the event the owner of such animal cannot be located, the City or any animal control agency with whom the City has an agreement or contract shall have the authority to take custody of such animal for the purpose of providing medical treatment, and the owner thereof shall reimburse the person or organization for the costs of such treatment.

§ 235-15 Cruelty to animals and birds. [1]

No person except a law enforcement officer or humane officer in the pursuit of his/her duties shall, within the City, shoot or kill or commit an act of cruelty against any animal or bird or disturb any bird's nest or bird's eggs.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II). See also §§ 951.04, 951.06, 951.07 and 951.09, Wis. Stats., adopted by reference in Ch. 435, Peace and Good Order, § 435-1.

§ 235-16 Limitation on number of dogs and cats.

A. 
Purpose. The keeping of a large number of dogs and cats within the City of Prescott for a considerable period of time detracts from and, in many instances, is detrimental to, healthful and comfortable life in such areas. The keeping of a large number of dogs/cats is, therefore, declared a public nuisance.
B. 
Number limited. No more than three dogs and three cats may be kept in one household, except a litter of offspring from one female dog/cat may be kept for not more than 16 weeks from birth or when a kennel license has been issued.

§ 235-17 Animal feces.

A. 
Person walking animal required to remove fecal matter. It shall be unlawful for any person to cause or permit any animal, specifically including, but not limited to, dogs, horses, and cats, to be on property, public or private, not owned or possessed by such person unless such person has in his immediate possession an appropriate device for scooping excrement and an appropriate depository for the transmission of excrement to a receptacle located upon property owned or possessed by such person. Any person causing or permitting a dog or cat, horse, or cat to be on property not owned or possessed by such person shall immediately remove all excrement of such dog, horse, or cat to a receptacle located upon property owned or possessed by such person. No person shall permit their dog or cat or other animal to excrete feces upon public rights-of-way or in any park in the City. This section shall not apply to a person who is visually or physically handicapped.
B. 
Accumulation of fecal matter prohibited on private yards. The owner or person in charge of the dog or cat must also prevent accumulation of animal waste on his own property by regularly patrolling and properly disposing of the fecal matter.

§ 235-18 Trapping of animals.

A. 
In the interest of public health and safety, it shall be unlawful for any person, in or on City owned land within the City of Prescott, to set, place or tend any trap for the purpose of trapping, killing, catching, wounding, worrying or molesting any animal, except by use of live box-type traps only. "Live box-type traps" shall be defined as those traps which capture and hold an animal in an alive and unharmed condition.
B. 
This section shall prohibit the use of all traps other than live traps as described above, including, but not limited to, traps commonly known as leg traps, pan-type traps or other traps designed to kill, pound or close upon a portion of the body of an animal.
C. 
All such traps set, placed or tended shall comply with Chapter 29 of the Wisconsin Statutes as they relate to trapping.
D. 
This section shall not apply to trapping on private property.
E. 
Nothing in this section shall prohibit or hinder the City of Prescott or its employees or agents from performing their official duties.

§ 235-19 Dangerous animals.

[Amended 6-27-2011 by Ord. No. 03-11]
A. 
Keeping of animals prohibited. It shall be unlawful to keep, harbor, own or in any way possess within the corporate limits of the City of Prescott.
(1) 
Any warm-blooded, carnivorous or omnivorous, wild or exotic animal, including, but not limited to, nonhuman primates, raccoons, skunks, foxes and nondomestic cats.
(2) 
Any animal having poisonous bite.
(3) 
Any animal designated as dangerous. An animal may be designated as dangerous if it:
(a) 
Has directly or indirectly has inflicted significant injury on a human being on public or private property;
(b) 
Has significantly injured or killed a domestic animal while off the owner's property;
(c) 
Has been or is being used for the purpose of animal fighting, or is an animal trained for fighting; or
(d) 
Has without provocation chased or approached a person upon the streets, sidewalks, or other public grounds in a menacing fashion or apparent attitude of attack.
(e) 
An animal shall not be declared dangerous if the threat, injury or damage was sustained by a person who, at the time, was unlawfully on the property, or, while lawfully on the property, was tormenting, abusing or assaulting the dog or its owner or a family member. No animal may be declared dangerous if the animal was protecting or defending a human being.
(4) 
Any animal that is the subject of a dangerous animal investigation, that is not impounded by a police officer and/or animal control officer at the designation of the Chief of Police, shall be humanely and safely confined by the owner in a securely fenced or enclosed area pending the outcome of the investigation related to the dangerous animal classification. The address of where the animal resides shall be provided to a police officer and/or an animal control officer and a police officer and/or animal control officer shall be allowed reasonable inspection privileges. No animal that is the subject of a dangerous animal investigation may be relocated or ownership transferred pending the outcome of an investigation related to the determination of a dangerous animal classification. In the event that an animal is to be destroyed, the animal shall not be relocated or ownership transferred before the animal is destroyed.
(5) 
If a police officer and/or animal control officer at the designation of the Chief of Police determines that there is sufficient cause to classify the animal as dangerous, the officer shall provide written notification of this initial determination by registered or certified mail or cause to have it hand delivered to the owner of the animal within five calendar days of the initial determination.
B. 
Appeals procedure. The owner may file a written request for a hearing to appeal the classification within seven calendar days after receipt of the sufficient cause findings. The written request for a hearing shall be delivered to the Chief of Police. The hearing shall be conducted by the Health Committee within seven calendar days of the receipt of the appeal request and the owner shall be notified of the date, time and location of the hearing. The owner or his designee and/or a police officer and/or animal control officer may present such oral testimony, written or electronic statement and other evidence as may be deemed proper and relevant by the hearing examiners. The hearing examiners shall make their determination whether the animal is a dangerous animal, in writing, to the owner within a reasonable period following the conclusion of the hearing.
(1) 
During the appeals process it shall be unlawful for the owner of a dangerous animal to permit the animal to be outside a proper enclosure unless the dog is muzzled and restrained by a chain or leash, and under the immediate and direct control of a competent person. The muzzle must be made in a manner that will not cause injury to the dog or interfere with its vision or respiration, but will prevent it from biting any person or other animal. If transported, such animal shall be safely and securely restrained within a vehicle or other conveyance. The owner may exercise the animal in a securely fenced or enclosed area that does not have a top, without a muzzle or leash, if the dog remains in his/her sight and only members of the owner's immediate household or person 18 years of age or older are allowed in the enclosure when the animal is present. Any person who violates any provisions of this section is guilty of a fine not exceeding $500.
(2) 
If an animal that has previously been declared dangerous attacks or bites a person or a domestic animal without provocation, the animal shall be subject to confiscation by a police officer or an animal control officer at the designation of the Chief of Police, placed in quarantine, for the proper length of time, or impounded and held for 10 business days after the owner is given written notice, and thereafter destroyed in an expeditious and humane manner. The owner may appeal this action during the ten-day period. In addition, the owner of the dog shall be fined $500. Upon confiscation of the dog, animal control shall provide proof of the owner of the dog as shown by the tag worn on the dog, tattoo or electronic implantation, or as discovered by a police officer or animal control officer at the designation of the Chief of Police, a written civil violation notice listing the fine, fees, confiscation, quarantine, impoundment and intent of a police officer and/or animal control officer to destroy the animal within the time prescribed. The owner shall be responsible for payment of all boarding costs and other fees as may be required to humanely and safely keep the animal during any appeal procedures.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Original Sec. 7-1-21(e), Shooting at caged or staked animals, which immediately followed this subsection, was repealed at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II). See § 951.09, Wis. Stats., adopted by reference in Ch. 435, Peace and Good Order, § 435-1.

§ 235-20 Keeping of bees.

A. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to establish or maintain any hive, stand or box where bees are kept or keep any bees in or upon any premises within the corporate limits of the City of Prescott unless the bees are kept in accordance with the following provisions:
(1) 
No hive, stand or box where bees are kept shall be located closer than 20 feet to any property boundary. Such hives, stands or boxes may only be located in the rear yard.
(2) 
If bee colonies are kept within 50 feet of any exterior boundary of the property on which the hive stand or box is located. A barrier that will prevent bees from flying through it, no less than five feet high, shall be installed and maintained along said exterior boundary. Said barrier may be either a natural planting of artificial.
(3) 
Fresh, clean watering facilities for bees shall be provided on the said premises.
(4) 
The bees and equipment shall be kept in accordance with the provisions of state law.
(5) 
A conditional use permit shall first be obtained pursuant to the City Zoning Code.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 635, Zoning.
B. 
Nothing in this section shall be deemed or construed to prohibit the keeping of bees in a hive, stand or box located within a school or university building for the purpose of study or observation.

§ 235-21 Vietnamese potbellied pigs.

A. 
Definitions. As used in this section, the following words and phrases shall have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates that a different meaning is intended:
VIETNAMESE POTBELLIED PIG
A purebred Vietnamese potbellied pig registered through a North American Vietnamese Potbellied Pig Registry, which does not exceed 100 pounds in weight.
B. 
License required; fee. It is unlawful for any person, party, firm or corporation to keep or maintain within the City of Prescott limits a Vietnamese potbellied pig without first having obtained a license from the City Clerk and being in compliance with all provisions of this section. The fee for a license issued hereunder or renewal thereof shall be as prescribed in the City's fee schedule per calendar year or fraction thereof. Excepted from the license requirement is any law enforcement agency or agency under contract with the City to care for stray or unwanted animals.
C. 
License application.
(1) 
Any applicant for a license or renewal thereof under this section shall file with the City Clerk a fully executed application on a form prescribed by the City Clerk, accompanied by the annual license fee.
(2) 
No licenses or renewal thereof shall issue hereunder until:
(a) 
A certificate of purebred registration is filed with the Clerk.
(b) 
There has been an inspection by a City law enforcement officer or the Building Inspector of the premises being licensed and a determination by said inspector that all requirements of this section, and other applicable general and zoning ordinances, have been met.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
(c) 
There is an adequate means of restraining animals from running at large or disturbing the peace.
(3) 
Any license or renewal thereof issued hereunder shall be for a calendar year or portion thereof. Licenses must be renewed each calendar year on or before the 31st day of January. Licenses shall not be assignable or transferable either to another person, party, firm or corporation or for another location.
(4) 
When issued, a license shall be kept upon the licensed premises and exhibited, upon request, to any City personnel requesting to examine it and having authority to enforce this section.
(5) 
Only one Vietnamese potbellied pig may be at any premises.
D. 
License requirements. Licensee shall comply with the following as a condition of obtaining and maintaining a license:
(1) 
Animal feces to be collected on a daily basis and stored in a sanitary receptacle. Animals shall not be brought, or permitted to be, on property, public or private, not owned or possessed by the owner or person in charge of the animal, unless such person has in his/her immediate possession an appropriate device for scooping excrement and an appropriate depository for the transmission of excrement to a receptacle located upon property owned or possessed by such person.
(2) 
When sunlight is likely to cause overheating to discomfort, sufficient shade shall be provided to allow an animal kept outdoors to protect itself from the direct rays of the sun.
(3) 
An animal kept outdoors shall be provided with access to shelter to allow it to remain dry during rain or snow. Animals may be kept outdoors only if contained in a fenced enclosure sufficient for purposes of restraint.
(4) 
When the atmospheric temperature is less than 50° F., an animal shall be kept indoors at a temperature no less than 50° F., except for temporary ventures which do not endanger the animals health.
(5) 
An effective program for the control of insects, ectoparasites, avian and mammalian pests shall be established and maintained where a problem.
(6) 
Animals shall be fed and watered at least once a day, except as otherwise might be required to provide adequate veterinary care. The food shall be free from contamination, wholesome, palatable and of sufficient quality and nutritive value to meet the normal daily requirements for the condition and size of the animal. Food receptacles shall be accessible to the animal and shall be located so as to minimize contamination by excreta. Feeding pans shall be durable and kept clean. The food receptacles shall be cleaned daily. Disposable food receptacles may be used, but must be discarded after each feeding. Self feeders may be used for the feeding of dry food and they shall be sanitized as needed, but at least once per week, to prevent molding, deterioration or caking of feed.
(7) 
Animals may not be permitted to exceed 100 pounds in weight.
(8) 
Animals shall be examined by a veterinarian within a period of 60 days prior to a new license application being filed. The animal may be licensed only upon a written statement from a veterinarian as to:
(a) 
The animal's weight.
(b) 
The animal has received all recommended vaccinations and boosters.
(c) 
The animal is asymptomatic respecting disease or has a disease, which is not contagious and is receiving appropriate treatment.
(d) 
The animal's tusks, if any, have been removed or trimmed so as not to endanger any person or animal.
(e) 
The animal has passed a pseudorabies test administered in accordance with application state regulations.
(9) 
The animal shall not be permitted to run at large. "Run at large" shall mean the presence of an animal which is not on a leash of six feet or less on any public property or thoroughfare or on any private property. An animal may be unleashed on private property, with the permission of the property owner, in a fenced enclosure sufficient for purposes of restraint. Animals, which are not leashed in a motor vehicle shall not be deemed to "run at large" if secured in a manner as will prevent their escape therefrom.
(10) 
Animals shall not be kept in a manner as to disturb the peace of the neighborhood or of persons passing to and from upon the streets.
E. 
Suspension, revocation or denial of renewal of license. The Chief of Police shall have the right to suspend or revoke any license once granted or deny annual renewal thereof when it appears that any licensee has violated any of the provisions of this section, or any ordinance of the City, or law, rule or regulation of the State of Wisconsin, involving cruelty or mistreatment of the animal, or the unlawful possession of the animal. Prior to the suspension or revocation of any license or the denial of an application for a renewal thereof, written notice of the reason for such action shall be given to the applicant or licensee by the officer. Such notice shall state that the applicant may pursue an appeal to the Common Council by filing a request within 10 days of such notice.

§ 235-22 Pigeon keeping.

A. 
Definitions. As used in this section, the following terms shall have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates a different meaning is intended:
FANCY PIGEON
A pigeon which, through past breeding, has developed certain distinctive physical and performing characteristics as to be clearly identified and accepted as such by the National Pigeon Association, the American Pigeon Club, or the Rare Breeds Pigeon Club. Examples: fantails, pouters, trumpeters.
LOFT
The structure for the keeping or housing of pigeons.
MATURE PIGEON
A pigeon aged six months or older.
OWNER
The owner of a pigeon or pigeons.
PIGEON
A member of the family Columbidae, and shall include "racing pigeons," "fancy pigeons" and "sporting pigeons" as defined in this section.
RACING PIGEON
A pigeon which, through selective past breeding, has developed the distinctive physical and mental characteristics as to enable it to return to its home after having been released a considerable distance therefrom, and which is accepted as such by the American Racing Pigeon Union, Inc., or the International Federation of Racing Pigeon Fanciers. Also commonly known as "racing homer," "hon-ling pigeon," or "carrier pigeon."
SPORTING PIGEON
A pigeon which, through selective past breeding, has developed the ability to fly in a distinctive manner, such as aerial acrobatics or endurance flying. Examples: rollers, tippers.
B. 
Conditions for keeping of pigeons. The keeping, breeding, maintenance and flying of pigeons shall be permitted, on the following conditions:
(1) 
The loft shall be of such sufficient size and design, and constructed of such material, that it can be maintained in a clean and sanitary condition.
(2) 
There shall be at least one square foot of floor space in any loft for each mature pigeon kept therein.
(3) 
The construction and location of the loft shall not conflict with the requirements of any Building Code or Zoning Code[1] of the City.
[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 259, Building Construction, and Ch. 635, Zoning.
(4) 
All feed for said pigeons shall be stored in such containers as to protect against intrusion by rodents and other vermin.
(5) 
The loft shall be maintained in a sanitary condition and in compliance with all applicable health regulations of the City.
(6) 
All pigeons shall be confined to the loft, except for limited periods necessary for exercise, training and competition; and at no time shall pigeons be allowed to perch or linger on the buildings of property of others.
(7) 
All pigeons shall be fed within the confines of the loft.
(8) 
No one shall release pigeons to fly for exercise training or competition except in compliance with the following rules:
(a) 
The owner of the pigeons must be a member in good standing of an organized pigeon club, such as the American Racing Pigeon Union, Inc., the International Federation of racing Pigeon Fanciers, the National Pigeon Association, the American Tippler Society, the International Roller Association, the Rare Breeds Pigeon Club, or a local club which has rules that will help preserve the peace and tranquility of the neighborhood.
(b) 
Pigeons will not be released for flying which have been fed within the previous four hours.
(9) 
No owner may have more than 20 pigeons in a residentially zoned area.
C. 
Right of entry for inspection. City law enforcement officers may enter and inspect any property or loft at any reasonable time for the purpose of investigating either an actual or suspected violation or to ascertain compliance or noncompliance with this section.

§ 235-23 Violations and penalties. [1]

Except where another penalty is prescribed, anyone who violates this chapter or Ch. 174, Wis. Stats., shall be subject to a penalty as provided in § 1-4 of this Code. An owner who fails to have a dog or cat vaccinated against rabies as required in § 235-2 shall be subject to a forfeiture of not less than $50 nor more than $100. An owner who refuses to comply with an order issued under § 235-5 to deliver an animal to an officer, isolation facility or veterinarian or who does not comply with the conditions of an order that an animal be quarantined shall be fined not less than $100 nor more than $1,000. The City Attorney may apply to a court of competent jurisdiction for a temporary or permanent injunction restraining any person from violating any aspect of this chapter.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).