City of Ste. Genevieve, MO
Ste. Genevieve County
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Cross References — License fee for cattle dealers, horse dealers, poultry dealers, and slaughterhouses, §605.050; lights for horse-drawn vehicles, §380.130.
[CC 1985 §4-16; Comp. Ords. §14.01]
It shall be unlawful for the owner of any livestock animal to permit such animal to run at large within the City limits and any such animal running at large is hereby declared to be a nuisance. It is hereby made the duty of the Chief of Police to at once take up any animal found running at large in violation of this Section and impound it in some safe place until same shall be disposed of according to Section 205.170.
Cross References — Nuisances, ch. 215; streets, sidewalks and other public places, ch. 520.
[CC 1985 §4-17; Comp. Ords. §14.01]
It is made the duty of the Chief of Police to have any livestock animal found running at large to be at once taken up and he/she is empowered to take with him/her such assistance as may be necessary.
[CC 1985 §4-18; Comp. Ords. §14.01]
When any livestock animal is impounded as provided in Section 205.160, if it is not redeemed by its owner within a reasonable time, the Chief of Police shall sell the same at auction to the highest bidder for cash after giving three (3) days' notice by handbills posted up in two (2) or more public places in each ward of the City notifying the public of the time and place of such sale. Any money arising from such a sale shall, after the expenses of impounding and selling the animal are deducted, be paid over to the owner on his/her proving to the satisfaction of the Chief of Police that the ownership of such animal is in him/her. If no owner appears, the proceeds of the sale, after deducting the costs aforesaid, shall be paid into the City Treasury.
[CC 1985 §4-19; Comp. Ords. §19.015]
It shall be unlawful for any person to permit any livestock pen or sty to become noxious or offensive.
It shall be unlawful for any person to, during the summer season, confine or allow to be kept or confined any livestock within any pen or sty for a longer period than three (3) days within ten (10) feet of any street, sidewalk or public road.
Any person in physical possession and control of any animal shall remove excreta or other solid waste deposited by the animal in any public or private area not designated to receive such wastes including, but not limited to, streets, sidewalks, parking lots, public parks or recreation areas and private property. The provisions of this Section shall not apply to a guide dog accompanying any blind person.