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Terms used in this chapter have the following meanings:
Off the premises of the owner or caretaker, and not under the control of the owner or caretaker by leash which a person has physical control over.
A female chicken or hen.
A structure for housing chickens made of wood or other similar materials that provides shelter from the elements.
Making food and water available for consumption outdoors, either on the ground or at a height of less than five feet (5'). For purposes of this chapter, a person does not feed wildlife by maintaining live vegetation, such as fruit trees, gardens, or flower beds.
Any person or persons, firm, association or corporation owning, keeping or harboring a dog or a cat.
The resident, property owner, custodian or keeper of any chicken.
Any lot or group of contiguous lots, parcels or tracts of land located within the City of Moorhead.
Shall have sidewalls with a minimum height of five feet (5') and be constructed of 11-gauge or heavier wire. Openings in the wire shall not exceed two inches (2"). Support posts shall be one and one-fourth inch (11/4") or larger steel pipe buried in the ground eighteen inches (18") or more. When a concrete floor is not provided, the sidewalls shall be buried a minimum of eighteen inches (18") in the ground.
An enclosed outside yard for keeping chickens.
Undomesticated animals living in the wild. This definition includes feral cats and dogs. (Ord. 2005-1, 2-22-2005; amd. Ord. 2005-27, 10-17-2005; Ord. 2008-23, 11-24-2008; Ord. 2020-15, 1-11-2021; Ord. 2023-05, 4-10-2023)