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(A) No person shall keep, harbor or maintain, within the city, any dog which, by loud, frequent or habitual barking, yelping or howling, disturbs the peaceful living of any person or makes such a noise as is likely to cause inconvenience or annoyance to persons of ordinary sensibilities.
(B) It is prima facie unlawful, during any hours of the day, for a person to keep, harbor or maintain a dog that barks, howls or yelps for more than ten minutes substantially uninterrupted in an area zoned residential under the Barberton Zoning Code, or any amendments thereto, or in a commercial area adjacent to said residential area.
(C) None of the provisions of divisions (A) and (B) above shall apply to owners, operators or employees of duly licensed veterinary hospitals; owners, operators or employees of duly licensed kennels or animal boarding establishments; and blind persons when the dog serves as a guide or leader.
(D) Whoever violates this section is guilty of a minor misdemeanor for a first offense and a misdemeanor of the fourth degree for each subsequent offense. A separate offense shall be deemed committed each day during or on which a violation occurs or continues.
(Ord. 46-1992, passed 4-27-1992)