(A)   Nuisance.
      (1)   The keeping of an unlimited number of dogs and cats in the village for a considerable period of time detracts from and, in many instances, is detrimental to the healthful and comfortable life for which such areas were created.
      (2)   The keeping of an unlimited number of dogs and cats is, therefore, declared to be a public nuisance. The terms “dog” and “cat” shall be construed as provided in § 90.002.
   (B)   Limitation; exception.
      (1)   It shall be unlawful for any person or persons to keep more than two dogs and/or two cats within the village; however, in combination the total number of domestic animals shall not exceed three, with the exception that a litter of pups, a litter of kittens or a portion of a litter may be kept for a period of time not exceeding three months from birth.
      (2)   The provisions of this section shall not apply to any establishment wherein dogs or cats are kept for breeding, sale, sporting purposes or boarding.
      (3)   Any village resident who has received a state license may petition the Village Board to be excepted from said limitations upon terms and conditions as may be imposed by the Village Board, including how long the exception may be allowed and the animal number limitations. Any exception must be agreed upon by no less than a majority vote of the Board, and may be rescinded by a majority vote of the Board at any time.
   (C)   Kennels. In the areas where kennels are permitted, no kennel shall be located closer than 200 feet from the nearest dwelling on an adjacent lot, and at least 100 feet from any lot line. (See Chapter 155 of this code of ordinances.)
(1999 Code, § 3-1-9)  (Ord. 01/08/2002-1, passed 1-8-2002; Ord. 2017-3, passed 4-10-2017)  Penalty, see § 90.999