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(A) Animal housing facilities. Animal housing facilities shall be constructed of nontoxic materials and in a structurally sound design. The facility shall be kept in good repair and kept clean and sanitary at all times, so as to protect animals from disease and injury.
(B) Animals maintained in pens, cages or runs. Animals maintained in pens, cages or runs for periods exceeding 24 hours shall be provided with adequate space to prevent overcrowding and to maintain normal exercise according to species. Cages are to be of material and construction that permit cleaning and sanitizing.
(C) Indoor housing. These facilities shall be sufficiently temperature controlled and ventilated to provide for the animals comfort and health.
(D) Outside housing or enclosures. Outside housing or enclosures shall allow adequate protection against weather extremes. Floors of buildings, runs and wall shall be of an impervious material to permit proper cleaning and disinfection. Outside runs must be within a yard with an additional or separate fence around it, and screened from view by either plantings or the additional fence.
(E) Removal and proper disposal. Provisions shall be made for the removal and proper disposal of animal and food waste, bedding, dead animals and debris. Disposal facilities shall be provided and so operated as to minimize vermin infestation, odors and disease hazards.
(F) Animal quarters and runs. All animal quarters and runs are to be kept clean, dry and in a sanitary condition.
(G) Food. The food shall be free from contamination, wholesome, palatable and of sufficient quantity and nutritive value to meet the normal daily requirements for the condition and size of the animal.
(H) Fresh water. All animals shall have fresh water available at all times. Water vessels shall have weighted bottoms or be mounted or secured in a manner that prevents tipping and be of the removable type.
(I) Cat caretaker. Each cat shall be observed daily by the cat caretaker in charge or his or her representative. Sick, diseased, injured, lame or blind animals shall be provided with proper veterinary care.
(1999 Code, § 3-4-12) Penalty, see § 90.999