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(A) It shall be unlawful for any person to bring into or possess within any park a pet or other domesticated animal unless the pet or other domesticated animal is:
(a) Continuously restrained by a firmly held or attached leash that is of sufficient length, but not longer than six feet;
(b) Secured in a fully enclosed confinement; or
(c) Within a specifically designated and posted “Pets Exercise Area” in compliance with any posted rules at such site.
(2) Not designated by an ordinance of the Board of Commissioners of the county as a dangerous animal.
(B) Except as hereinafter provided, it shall be unlawful for any person to bring or possess any pet or other animal inside any park building or other park site which is specifically designated and posted as a “No Pets” area. This chapter does not prohibit a disabled person from using an animal specifically trained to assist that person anywhere within a park. This chapter does not prohibit the possession or use of a pet or other animal in accord with a specific permit issued by the Director of the Park Department.
(C) It shall be unlawful for any person knowingly to cause or direct the abandonment or unlimited release in any park of any animal except in accord with a specific permit issued by the Director of the Park Department.
(Ord. 12-177, passed 4-16-2012) Penalty, see § 93.999