§ 90.29  NUISANCE ANIMALS.
   (A)   The actions of an animal constitute a nuisance when an animal disturbs the rights of, threatens the safety of, or damages a member of the general public, or interferes with the ordinary use and enjoyment of their property.
   (B)   It shall be unlawful for any person to own, keep, possess, or maintain an animal in such a manner so as to constitute a public nuisance.  By way of example and not of limitation, the following acts or actions by an owner or possessor of an animal are declared to be a public nuisance and are therefore unlawful:
      (1)   Allowing an animal to run without control or not under constraint as defined herein.
      (2)   Allowing or permitting an animal to damage the property of anyone other than its owner, including, but not limited to, turning over garbage containers or damaging gardens or flowers.
      (3)   Maintaining an animal that habitually or repeatedly chases, snaps at, bites, or attacks pedestrians, bicycles, or vehicles, or other animals, or any animal whose behavior constitutes a reasonable risk of injuring a human or other animal.
      (4)   Allowing or permitting an animal to bark, whine, howl, honk, bray, cry, or make other noises in an excessive, continuous, untimely, or unreasonable fashion, or to make other noise in such a manner so as to result in a serious annoyance or interference with the reasonable use and enjoyment of neighboring premises.
      (5)   Maintaining an animal who has noxious or offensive odors.
      (6)   Allowing or permitting an animal to defecate upon any public place or upon any premises not owned or controlled by the owner or harborer unless promptly removed (two minutes) by the animal owner or harborer.
      (7)   Maintaining an animal in an environment of unsanitary conditions which results in offensive odors, filth, vermin, or disease, or is dangerous to the animal or to the public health, safety, or welfare.
      (8)   Maintaining property in a manner that is offensive, annoying or dangerous to the public health, safety or welfare of the community because of the number, type, variety, density, or location of the animals on the property.
('81 Code, § 90.15) (Ord. 93050, passed 10-12-93) Penalty, see § 10.99