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Standards for commercial animal establishments are as follows:
(A) The establishment must be operated in such a manner as not to constitute a public nuisance.
(B) The establishment shall provide an isolation area for animals that are sick or diseased to be placed in so as not to spread disease to healthy animals.
(C) All animals must be kept caged, within a secure enclosure or under the control of the owner at all times.
(D) The establishment must provide the level of care provided for in the town's animal control ordinances to all animals kept on the premises.
(E) The establishment will not sell animals which are unweaned or diseased.
(F) The establishment shall permit the Police Department to inspect at any and all times the premises where the animals are kept.
(G) The establishment must provide each animal with sufficient space to stand up, lie down and turn around in a natural position without touching the sides or top of the enclosure.
(H) A commercial animal establishment is defined by, but not limited to, the following:
(2) Flea market;
(4) Riding school or stable;
(5) Veterinary hospital;
(6) Zoological park;
(7) Pet shop;
(8) Pet grooming shop; and
(I) All commercial animal establishments, other than a circus temporarily located within the town for less than ten days per year, shall be located at a permanent building or facility and shall be permitted at that location by the applicable zoning laws.
(J) The town adopts the Code of Federal Regulations, 9 CFR 3.1 through 3.19 as the standards for operation and inspection of kennels. The Town Council appoints the Police Department, or the Chief of Police's designee, as the agency authorized to inspect kennels.
(Ord. 2015-03, passed 4-9-15) Penalty, see § 13.02