§ 90.090  KEEPING WILD ANIMALS PROHIBITED.
   (A)   The keeping of any wild animal as defined in § 90.002 within the corporate limits of the city is hereby declared to be a nuisance, and it shall be unlawful for any person to own, keep, harbor, or have custody or control of any wild animal at any place within the city, subject to the exceptions provided herein.
   (B)   Wild animals running at large in the city are prohibited.  The Animal Control Officer, Code Enforcement Officer, or a city police officer is hereby authorized to seize and impound any wild animal at large in the city; or if the animal is reasonably determined to be dangerous and cannot be seized without endangering the officer or another person, the officer is authorized to destroy the animal by any reasonable means.
   (C)   Exceptions. A person may temporarily keep a wild animal in the city if the animal is being used for educational or amusement purposes so long as the Owner:
      (1)   Registers the wild animal with the City Code Enforcement and/or Police Department;
      (2)   Keeps the wild animal reasonably secured or caged at all times;
      (3)   Maintains a liability insurance policy on the animal or animals of at least $1,000,000.  A certificate of insurance must be produced at the time the animal is registered at the Code Enforcement and/or Police Department; and
      (4)   Keeps the animal in the city no more than seven days.
(Ord. 09-1013, passed 10-13-2009)  Penalty, see § 90.999