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No person shall set or use a steel or claw trap outside of any structure or building for the purpose of taking, killing, maiming, wounding, ensnaring, trapping or capturing an animal or which is injurious to persons or animals except for the following, and then only when approval for trapping has been given by the Police Chief:
(A) Any box trap or other trap which complies with state law, designed to keep the animal alive and unharmed in the trap;
(B) Any trap designed for the primary use of capturing mice, rats, gophers, moles or aquatic rodents which are trapped in water; and
(C) Any trapping by a governmental unit to capture animals which are creating a public nuisance or for the protection of public or private property.
(1999 Code, § 41.16) Penalty, see § 10.99