(A)   No person, partnership or corporation residing in the city shall operate a commercial animal establishment or animal shelter without first obtaining approval in compliance with the city’s Zoning Code and obtaining the required approval and permits from the state.
   (B)   It shall be unlawful for any person or persons to keep or harbor within the city more than three domestic animals over six months of age at a single residence. This limitation shall not apply to any person, group of persons or corporation lawfully engaged in the commercial business of breeding, buying, selling or boarding dogs or operating a veterinary hospital or a chartered animal shelter.
(1960 Code, § 13-1-2) (Ord. 7217, passed 1-5-2009) Penalty, see § 90.99