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(a) As used in this section, “horse” includes pony, donkey and all other equine animals.
(b) No person shall raise, harbor or keep any horse or other animal, or any number thereof, within the corporate limits of the City without first having applied for and obtained a permit from the Director of Public Service to raise, harbor or keep such animal or animals. Such application shall be accompanied by a fee of twenty-five dollars ($25.00) for each location for registration and annual inspection by the Director of Public Service and the County Board of Health. Upon satisfactory completion of inspection and examination, a permit, shall be issued for that calendar year. Application for each succeeding annual permit shall be made no later than May 1 for each calendar year upon such form as shall be adopted by the Director of Public Service.
(c) No person, being the owner or having charge of any horse or horses, shall permit such animal to run at large on any lot, street, lane, alley, commons or other public ground within the City.
(d) No person, being the owner or having charge of any horse or horses, while riding or leading such horse or horses along the streets of the City shall allow the same to go upon any of the sidewalks or in any way to impede the free use of the sidewalks within the City.
(e) No person shall stable, keep, harbor or maintain any horse, or any number thereof within 100 feet of any dwelling or residence within the corporate limits of the City.
(f) Whoever violates any provision of this Code is guilty of a minor misdemeanor.
(Ord. 54-99. Passed 5-17-99.)