All kennels as defined herein, shall, in addition to the other requirements of this chapter, comply with the minimum standards of this section. Failure to meet these standards shall be grounds for denial or revocation of a business license and the issuance of a citation subjecting the owner to the penalties herein. Law enforcement shall have the authority to inspect the premises of any kennel for compliance with this chapter.
   (A)   Enclosures must be provided which shall allow adequate protection against weather extremes. Floors of buildings, runs and walls shall be of an impervious material to permit proper cleaning and disinfecting.
   (B)   Building temperature shall be maintained at a comfortable level. Adequate ventilation shall be maintained.
   (C)   Each animal shall have sufficient space to stand up, lie down, and turn around in a natural position without touching the sides or top of cages.
   (D)   Cages are to be of material and construction that permit cleaning and sanitizing.
   (E)   Cage floors of concrete, unless radiantly heated, shall have a resting board or some type of bedding.
   (F)   Runs shall provide an adequate exercise area and protection from the weather. Runs shall have an impervious surface.
   (G)   All animal quarters and runs are to be kept clean, dry, and in a sanitary condition.
   (H)   The food shall be free from contamination, wholesome, palatable and of sufficient quantity and nutritive value to meet the normal daily requirements for the condition and size of the animal.
   (I)   All animals shall have fresh water available at all times. Water vessels shall be mounted or secure in a manner that prevents tipping and be of the removable type.
(Ord. 2016-09, passed 4-4-16)