(a)   No owner or person who has charge or control of any dog, cat or other animal shall permit the animal to run at large in the public road, highway, street, lane, or alley, or upon unenclosed land, or permit them to go upon any private yard, lot, or enclosure without the consent of the owner of the yard, lot or enclosure. All dogs, cats or other animals shall remain restrained on all public lands and in all public places. The length of a leash shall be no longer than that which is reasonably necessary to maintain control of the animal and to prevent the animal from trespassing on private property, or from chasing or attacking any person, animal or vehicle.
   (b)   No person, firm or corporation shall cause animals to be herded, kept or detained for the purpose of grazing on premises other than those owned or occupied by the owner or keeper thereof.
   (c)   The running at large of such animal in or upon any of the places mentioned in this section above is prima facie evidence that it is running at large in violation of this section.
   (d)   Whoever violates the provisions of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor of the fourth degree.
   (e)   The owner or keeper of an animal described herein who permits it to run at large in violation of this section, is liable for all damages caused by such animal upon the premises of another without reference to the fence which may enclose such premises.
(Ord. 2009-39. Passed 11-10-09.)