§ 12.95  TRAPPING OF ANIMALS.
   (a)    prohibition. anywhere in the city is prohibited.
   (b)   Exception for governmental officials. The provisions of this section do not apply to wildlife conservation or , or other designated representatives of the city, county, state or federal government who may in the course of their duties be required to use a to catch, snare, kill or otherwise restrain the free movement of any animal, wildlife or birds for humane or otherwise authorized purposes.
   (c)   Exception for unsafe conditions. The provisions of this section do not apply to who may employ a on their private property to prevent an unsafe condition or the waste of destruction of their property when such have complied with the provisions of the laws, rules and regulations of the state and have taken reasonable steps such as, but not limited to, fencing, repellents and elimination of supplemental feeding to deter unwanted animals, wildlife or birds from their property.
   (d)   Exception for live . Live shall be permitted on private property within the city provided that the employing live shall have the consent of the of such property to enter upon the property for the purpose of , and when such have complied with the provisions of the laws, rules and regulations of the state.
   (e)   Prohibition of steel jawleg-hold . No shall set or use a steel jawleg-hold or killer within the corporate limits of the city unless specifically authorized to do so by a governmental agency on that government’s property. Nothing herein shall affect one’s right, under M.S. § 97B.665, as it may be amended from time to time, to take certain animals on land owned or occupied by the where the animal is causing damage.
(Ord. 2010-28, passed 11-1-2010)