(a)   No person shall harbor or maintain in the City a dog which, by habitual barking, yelping or howling, disturbs the peaceful living of any person.  A dog which barks, yelps or howls in excess of fifteen minutes on each of two or more consecutive days shall be deemed to be habitually barking, yelping or howling.
(Ord. 1993-196. Passed 12-20-93.)
   (b)   Subsection (a) hereof does not apply to owners, operators or employees of duly licensed veterinary hospitals or of duly licensed kennels or animal boarding establishments or to blind or deaf persons when the dog serves as a guide or leader.
      (c)   Whoever violates this section is guilty of a minor misdemeanor and shall be subject to the penalty provided in Section 698.02.
(Ord. 1982-69. Passed 3-15-82.)