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File #: 16-009-O    Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/27/2016 In control: Planning and Economic Development
On agenda: 2/8/2016 Final action: 2/22/2016
Title: AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 6, ARTICLE VII, OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO NONDOMESTIC ANIMALS.
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AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 6, ARTICLE VII, OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO NONDOMESTIC ANIMALS.

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CITY PROPOSAL:
The city of Duluth does ordain:
Section 1. That Chapter 6, Section 72, of the Duluth City Code, 1959, as amended, is hereby amended to read as follows:
Sec. 6-72. Definitions.
For the purposes of this Chapter, the following words and phrases shall mean:
(a) Farm animal. A domesticated species of fowl, or hoofed mammal commonly kept for agricultural purpose such as a horse, cow, sheep, pig or llama; such hoofed mammals having a weight at maturity that typically exceeds 50 pounds.
(b) Small hoofed mammal. A domesticated hoofed mammal commonly kept for agricultural purposes, but not necessarily being kept for those purposes by the owner, such as a sheep or pig, having a weight at maturity that does not exceed 50 pounds,
(bc) Nondomesticated animal. Every mammal, fowl and reptile species, including those born or raised in captivity, except the following:
(1) Domestic dogs (excluding hybrids with wolves, coyotes, or jackals) properly vaccinated against rabies pursuant to law;
(2) Domestic cats (excluding hybrids with ocelots or margays) properly vaccinated against rabies pursuant to law;
(3) Farm animals, including bees, Vietnamese pot-bellied pigs and pigeons, provided that no more than three Vietnamese pot-bellied pigs and no more than ten pigeons can be kept on any one lot or premises;
(4) Rodents, including hamsters, mice, gerbils, white rats or guinea pigs capable of being maintained continuously in cages;
(5) Rabbits;
(6) Species of common cage birds;
(7) Nonpoisonous snakes of a species that commonly does not grow in excess of eight feet in length;
(8) Chinchillas, hedgehogs, nonpoisonous lizards and other similar small animals capable of being maintained continuously in cages;
(9) Fish, unless prohibited by state or federal law;
(10) Neutered male or spayed ...

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