Section 4-1. Animals or poultry - license for raising.
All persons engaged in the raising or breeding of poultry, pigeons, rabbits, hares and/or guinea pigs within the limits of the town, for commercial purposes, shall be required to obtain a license; each application for such license shall state the approximate number and kind of poultry or animals to be raised and the location of the premises to be used for said purpose and said license shall be issued without a fee. (Ordinance 9 effective 1/1/1941)
Section 4-2. Same - sanitary conditions for raising.
All persons raising poultry or animals within the town, whether for commercial purposes or otherwise, shall be required to keep the same at all times in a clean and sanitary condition and free from obnoxious odors. (Ordinance 9 effective 1/1/1941)
Section 4-3. Complaint of unsanitary conditions; hearing.
Whenever a complaint is made to the council that any poultry, pigeons, rabbits hares and/or guinea pigs raised in said town are creating a condition which is unsanitary or obnoxious to surrounding property owners, the council shall give notice of a hearing to be held before it at such time and place as it shall designate, at which the party complained against, and the complainant or complainants shall be notified to be present, and if upon hearing the matter, the town council shall deem the condition in which said poultry, pigeons, rabbits, hares, and/or guinea pigs are raised to be unsanitary and obnoxious, it shall revoke any license which may have been obtained by the said owner of said poultry, pigeons, rabbits, hares and/or guinea pigs, and order said poultry or animals removed forthwith from the limits of the town within a period not to exceed three (3) days. (Ordinance 9 effective 1/1/1941)
Section 4-4. Poultry running at large prohibited.
It shall be unlawful for poultry to be turned loose or to be allowed to run at large within the town limits. (Ordinance 9 effective 1/1/1941)
Section 4-5. Keeping swine prohibited.
The breeding, feeding, pasturing and/or penning of hogs or pigs, and the maintenance of piggeries, pig pens or pig runs within the limits of the town is hereby prohibited. (Ordinance 9 effective 1/1/1941)
Section 4-6. Animals running at large or unattended.
It shall be unlawful for any person to permit an animal to be turned loose or to be allowed to run at large within the town limits, or to leave a draft animal whether hitched to a vehicle or not, to stand upon any street or alley without being securely tied or fastened or in the immediate custody of the owner, driver or some competent person. (Ordinance 519 aka E-34, effective 5/7/1967)
Section 4-7. Animal carcasses.
It shall be unlawful for any owner of any dead horse, cow, sheep or other animal carcass, to permit the same to lie within the town limits longer than a reasonable time for removing or burying the same. (Ordinance 519 aka E-34, effective 5/7/1967)