§ 90.12  FARM ANIMALS PROHIBITED.
   (A)   No person shall shelter, maintain, keep or harbor live horses, mules, cattle, sheep, geese, ducks, turkeys, chickens, pigs, goats, or other farm-type animals within the municipal limits of the city. This section shall not apply to the following:
      (1)   Animals which are permitted and licensed upon properties as provided by Chapter 151 of the code;
      (2)   Animals which are located on the premises of a public or non-public school located within the city which is chartered by the Ohio Department of Education and provided such animals are used in the instruction of students;
      (3)   Animals which are caged and/or confined during actual transport by vehicle in or through the city; or
      (4)   Prohibited animals which are part of a performance or exhibition under the direction, control, and/or sponsorship of the Department of Parks and Recreation, or a contractor to the Department of Parks and Recreation.
   (B)   All horses, mules, cattle, sheep, geese, ducks, turkeys, chickens, pigs, goats, or other farm-type animals, which are not otherwise prohibited, shall be fenced, confined, tethered, or otherwise suitably restrained by a physical device on the property of the owner, keeper, harborer or other person having control of such animal.
   (C)   Any person who violates any provision of this section is guilty of a minor misdemeanor on the first conviction.  If within one year of the offense a person is convicted of or pleads guilty to a subsequent violation of this section, the person who violates this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the fourth degree.
(Ord. 4-2009, passed 7-1-09; Am. Ord. 1-2010, passed 1-6-10)