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(A) Habitual barking. It shall be unlawful for any person to keep or harbor a dog which habitually barks or cries. HABITUAL BARKING shall be defined as barking for repeated intervals of at least five minutes, with less than one minute of interruption. The barking must also be audible off of the owner’s or caretaker’s premises.
(B) Warrant required. The city or police officer shall not enter the property of the owner of an animal described in this section unless the officer has first obtained the permission of the owner to do so or has obtained a warrant issued by a court of competent jurisdiction, as provided for in § 10.17(E), to search for and seize the animal.