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A. Construction And Conditions:
1. Every stable or building wherein any animal shall be kept within the town shall be constructed of such material and in such manner that it can be kept clean and sanitary at all times.
2. Every such stable or building, if located within two hundred feet (200') of any apartment house, hotel, restaurant, boarding house, retail food store, building used for educational, religious, or hospital purposes or residence other than that occupied by the owner or occupant of the premises upon which such animal is kept, shall be provided with a watertight and flytight receptacle for manure, of such size as to hold all accumulations of manure. The receptacle shall be emptied sufficiently often and in such manner as to prevent it from being or becoming a nuisance, and shall be kept covered at all times except when open during the deposit or removal of manure or refuse. No manure shall be allowed to accumulate on such premises except in the receptacle. (1984 Code § 4-106)
B. Location; Permit; Fee:
1. Location Restrictions: No kennel, stable, chicken coop, lot, pen or any other establishment or place wherein animals are kept shall be maintained closer than one hundred feet (100') to any tenement or apartment house, hotel, restaurant, boarding house, retail food store, building used for educational, religious or hospital purposes or residence other than that occupied by the owner or occupant of the premises upon which the animal is kept.
2. Permit Requirements; Fee:
a. No person shall maintain a "kennel" as defined in section 7-5-1 of this title unless he secures a permit from the town therefor.
b. The fee for the permit shall be as set by the town board.
c. The permit may be revoked at any time by the town board of trustees, after adequate opportunity for public hearing, for the public peace, health or safety, or for failure to comply with the town ordinances. (1984 Code § 4-107)
C. Clean And Sanitary Condition: Every stable, kennel, structure, pen, lot or place wherein an animal is kept or permitted to be shall be maintained in a clean and sanitary condition, devoid of rodents and vermin and free from objectionable odors. (1984 Code § 4-108)