1128.16   KENNELS.
   (a)   Outdoor runs shall be setback 100 feet from residentially zoned properties, and fifty feet from any nonresidential properties.  Such runs shall be screened from neighboring properties by a masonry wall of a four feet minimum height, additional fencing to insure dogs remain in kennel, and hedges or ornamental trees.
   (b)   Kennels wholly contained indoors shall be permitted within fifteen feet of a side or rear property line if the following are provided in the kennel area:
      (1)   No openable windows
      (2)   A forced air ventilation system
      (3)   Solid core doors; and
      (4)   Other measures necessary to sound proof the building so as noise levels on the exterior of the building shall not exceed sixty-five decibels.
   (c)   Kennels shall not be visible from the front of the lot at the right-of-way line.
   (d)   Kennels shall demonstrate that they will be sanitary and safe.  Provisions for cleaning, hard surface floors, and minimization of barking shall be considered.
(Ord. 34-17.  Effective 12-7-17.)