(A)   Each animal in an Animal Shelter Facility shall be housed in an a primary enclosure that contains a minimum square footage of floor or ground area per animal in such area equal to the product of the length oft the animal plus six inches squared. No Animal Shelter Facility shall maintain more animals at any one time in excess of the number which can be maintained in conformance with the foregoing area requirements.
   (B)   A suitable method shall be provided in all facilities to drain surface water rapidly from all primary enclosures and other areas where animals sleep, exercise or otherwise are maintained.
   (C)   Primary enclosures located outside shall be constructed and maintained so that they are impervious to moisture and may be readily cleaned and disinfected.
   (D)   Animals that are kept in outdoor primary enclosures shall be provided with access to shelter to allow them to remain dry during rain or snow, and to provide shade when sunlight is likely to cause overheating or discomfort.
   (E)   Primary enclosures and all other facilities where animals sleep, exercise or otherwise are maintained within an animal shelter facilities shall be physically cleaned as often as necessary to prevent contamination of the animals contained therein, to control disease hazards and odors, to prevent an accumulation of debris or excreta and to prevent nuisances. Cages, floors and pens shall be disinfected at least once per day by washing them with hot water and soap or detergent.
(Ord. 896-98, passed 10-26-98)