The fee schedule, in whole or in part, may be amended by the Director with the approval of the Metro Council. Ord. 17-1990, adopted and effective 12-19-1990; Jeff. 24-2000, adopted and effective 10-10-2000; Lou. Ord. You can have one crowing and five non-crowing birds on less than half an acre. 233-2006, approved 1-4-2007; Lou. (G) A licensed or registered animal which is found for the second time by an ACO loose and not under restraint, but wearing its required tags, shall be impounded and the owner cited under the provisions of this chapter. 290-2007, approved 12-20-2007) Penalty, see § 91.999. (D) Pursuant to KRS 258.095, the Metro Government hereby designates as license facilities those hospitals or clinics of veterinary medicine located within Jefferson County which agree to abide by the procedures established for the issuance of licenses by MAS. 17-1990, adopted and effective 12-19-1990; Jeff. § 91.075 REPORTING OF ANIMAL BITES AND ATTACKS REQUIRED. 233-2006, approved 1-4-2007; Lou. (F) Exempt. Am. Metro Am. 97-2003, approved 5-16-2003; Lou. 24-2000, adopted and effective 10-10-2000; Lou. A license available for purchase to a party who owns, maintains, or possesses four or more altered pets that are kept for the primary purpose of companionship. Metro Council members voted 25-1 to approve an ordinance that would create a civilian review board and an office of inspector general, both of which would provide more civilian oversight of the LMPD. (B) The Director, with the approval of the Secretary, may suspend all or any parts of license fees payable under §§ 91.020 and 91.023 of this chapter for a period not to exceed 90 days in any one calendar year, upon condition that owners comply with the requirements of those sections during the amnesty period. Ord. No. Any tamed or domesticated bird kept caged or within doors. Floors of buildings, runs, and walls shall be of an impervious material to permit proper cleaning and disinfecting. (c) Presence or suspicion of transmissible disease as diagnosed by a qualified veterinarian. (E) Fee increases. No person shall crop a dog’s ears or tail, except a veterinarian. 17-1990, adopted and effective 12-19-1990; Jeff. For purposes of this chapter, the definition of CRUELTY shall not include the acts as described in KRS 525.130(2) and (3). Metro Am. Metro Am. In Louisville Metro, Cooper said an ordinance prohibits any fireworks that leave the ground, fly or explode. Any donations or bequests received from the public for the future building or animal-care needs of MAS shall also be deposited in this account. (M) Animals accepted which have no known owner must be held for no less than five days for dogs and puppies and five working days for cats, kittens, and three days for other animals. (1994 Jeff. Any animal that has been spayed or neutered. (G) Animals requiring veterinary care shall not be moved, ridden, or driven, except for the purpose of humane keeping, pasturing, or obtaining medical care. No. Metro Am. DANGEROUS DOG. No. CLASS A KENNEL OR CATTERY. (2) Any unrestrained dog which, when unprovoked, bites, injures, or kills another domestic pet or livestock while that animal is restrained in compliance with this chapter. § 91.028 LIABILITY FOR PERSONAL INJURY OR DAMAGES. (D) Flies and other insects must be controlled through general sanitation and necessary means. § 91.060 PUBLIC FUNDS AUTHORIZED FOR EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND SOCIALIZATION PROGRAMS. Ord. 233-2006, approved 1-4-2007; Lou. No. ALTERED ANIMAL. Any animal observed by a peace officer or Animal Control Officer to be in immediate danger may be removed from such situation by the quickest and most reasonable means available. (2) Subject to the restrictions set forth in KRS 413.072(7), an agricultural operation, as defined under KRS 413.072(3), shall be exempt from any enforcement under this chapter which arises out of a nuisance violation as defined herein. (C) Each dog or cat, four months of age or older, must have proof of a valid vaccination against rabies. Metro Am. (B) The Director is authorized to expend public funds for this purpose, provided that all such expenditures shall be made in accordance with all metro ordinances, policies, and procedures relating to contracts and expenditures. Metro Am. All crowing and non-crowing poultry must be kept on tracts or lots of at least half an acre or more. 233-2006, approved 1-4-2007; Lou. Am.Ord. (E) Each purchaser of a dog, cat, puppy, or kitten shall be provided with a copy of § 91.141 by the kennel or cattery, along with a Metro Government dog/cat license application. Ord. In addition to the shelter a shaded area shall also be provided by means of other structures, trees, or awning(s). These outdoor enclosures may be separated or attached to the indoor enclosures. Metro Am. Ord. (10) MAS may order a quarantine on the entire premises where the animals are being stabled or any part thereof or on any particular animal for any of the following reasons: (a) Excessive parasitism, diagnosed by a veterinarian, which would cause the animal to be unfit to be ridden or driven. 97-2003, approved 5-16-2003; Lou. 186-2003, approved 10-10-2003; Lou. (B) If the dog’s owner can be identified, the Animal Control Officer shall investigate the circumstances of the complaint. (4) Barriers. (1994 Jeff. 97-2003, approved 5-16-2003; Lou. Ord. 97-2003, approved 5-16-2003; Lou. (3) The festive atmosphere created by large displays of balloons can be achieved without actually releasing the balloons into the atmosphere. No. Reminders are sent on the Sunday before and the Friday of your Junk Set Out date. (B) Animal quarters shall be of sufficient size to allow each animal to stand up, lie down, and turn around in a natural position without touching the sides or top or any other animal or waste. (2) Safeguards. No. (c) Allowing or permitting an animal to molest, chase, snap at, attack or attempt to attack passers-by, vehicles, domestic pets or livestock. (F) Animals exhibiting the following shall be deemed unfit for work: (1) Sores or abrasions caused or likely to be irritated by the bearing of services, girth, harnesses, or bridles, unless padding could be utilized. By subscribing to this reminder service you agree to the Terms of Use. § 91.151 ALTERNATIVE PROCEDURES FOR CONTROLLING DANGEROUS DOGS AND POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS DOGS. 24-2000, adopted and effective 10-10-2000; Lou. Metro Am. No. Any owner of a dog, cat or ferret reaching four months of age shall have such animal vaccinated by the tenth business day after the date the animal attained this age. No. No. Ord. No. 290-2007, approved 12-20-2007) Penalty, see § 91.999. (8) All crowing and non-crowing poultry must be kept on tracts or lots of at least .5 acres or more, unless a tract or lot is on less than .5 acres and only houses five or less non-crowing poultry, and no more than one crowing poultry in accordance with the remainder of this subsection. Am.Ord. (H) The Director may, prior to release of an impounded animal, require that the animal’s owner attend and satisfactorily complete an education or training course established under this section. Facilities shall be subject to inspection by an Animal Control Officer upon his or her request during reasonable hours. No. CIRCUS. (D) When a rabies voucher is purchased from MAS at the time of license application, the person purchasing such voucher shall, within seven business days, take the dog, cat, or ferret to a veterinarian who will vaccinate the animal, issue a regular vaccination certificate in the manner prescribed herein, and return the voucher to the animal shelter. 24-2000, adopted and effective 10-10-2000; Lou. 17-1990, adopted and effective 12-19-1990; Jeff. (C) Animal Services Building Fund and Animal Care Fund. (E) All animals, other than dogs, cats, or ferrets, shall be regulated in accordance with KRS 258.085. 17-1990, adopted and effective 12-19-1990; Jeff. Each separate location must be licensed separately, inspected and meet the requirements of this chapter prior to the license or permit being issued. No. Metro Am. 17-1990, adopted and effective 12-19-1990; Jeff. Louisville-Jefferson County Metro Government TITLE XV: LAND USAGE CHAPTER 157: FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENT ORDINANCE CHAPTER 157: FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENT ORDINANCE Section General Provisions 157.01 Purpose 157.02 Definitions 157.03 Flood Hazard Reduction Provisions 157.04 Administration 157.05 Enforcement 157.06 Concurrent Action by Planning Commission (4) Anyone entering the owner’s property to commit robbery, burglary, assault, or other crime. 17-1990, adopted and effective 12-19-1990; Lou. All elephant rides shall be supervised by a minimum of one qualified handler and one assistant at all times. A weasel-like, usually albino mammal (Mustela putorius furo) related to the polecat and often trained to hunt rats or rabbits. Ord. 290-2007, approved 12-20-2007; Lou. If the identity of the dog’s owner cannot be determined, the dog shall be immediately impounded. Metro Am. Ord. (B) The veterinarian or qualified person administering the vaccination shall issue to the dog, cat, or ferret owner a vaccination certificate on a form prescribed by the Kentucky State Department of Public Health. Ord. Ord. Ord. (D) Form. 290-2007, approved 12-20-2007) Penalty, see § 91.999. The vaccination certificate shall be prepared and issued in triplicate. The owner shall file photographs of the dog with the Director, and the dog shall have a microchip implanted at the owner’s expense. (1994 Jeff. A tree ordinance has recently been presented to the Louisville Metro Council. When outside an approved enclosure, the dog must be kept at all times on a leash no more than four feet in length, muzzled, and under the control of a person physically able to handle the dog. The Director of Louisville/ Jefferson County Metro Animal Services and/or his or her designee. If additional space is not provided, either indoor or outdoor, then this enclosure must provide an adequate exercise area. No. § 91.074 CIVIL PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS AUTHORIZED. (N) A record must be kept on each animal accepted or housed, noting the following: (1) Name and address of previous owner or person turning in the animal. No. Am. 46-1996, adopted and effective 12-10-1996; Lou. The provisions of this section shall apply solely to the inspection, licensing and regulation of boarding services offered or advertised by offices of veterinary medicine unrelated to the medical diagnosis or treatment of an animal. Such permission shall be given only if it is demonstrated to his/her satisfaction that the animal(s) will not constitute a threat to public health or safety. Ord. Any non-human living creature, domestic or wild, excluding fish, insects, and eggs. (E) Any animal impounded under subsections (C) and/or (D) shall not be released, except upon terms and conditions imposed by the Director that are in the interest of public safety and welfare. 290-2007, approved 12-20-2007; Lou. Ord. Facilities shall be subject to inspection by an Animal Control Officer upon his or her request during reasonable hours. 36-1994, adopted and effective 12-20-1994; Lou. Metro Am. Applicants for a permit or license, as provided in § 91.023, who seek to offer elephant rides to the general public shall provide documentation of safeguards to insure public safety. Ord. Persons designated by the Metro Government as the primary enforcement officers of ordinances and state and federal laws pertaining to, and regulating animals and owners of animals, and for the enforcement of sections of the Kentucky Revised Statutes pertaining to the cruelty to animals. (1994 Jeff. 290-2007, approved 12-20-2007) Penalty, see § 91.999. 24-2000, adopted and effective 10-10-2000; Lou. Ord. (C) The Director may, in his/her discretion, apply to District Court, or to the Code Enforcement Board, to reduce or abate any fine or civil penalty which could otherwise be imposed under § 91.999 upon condition(s) that the violator(s) attend and satisfactorily complete an education or training course established under this section. A licensed practitioner of veterinary medicine, accredited by the Kentucky Board of Veterinary Examiners. In addition, if an elephant(s) is involved in a safety incident subsequent to the approval of the application for a permit or license, but prior to entering, or while performing in, Louisville Metro, Officers of MAS may direct the animal to be removed from all exhibition activities until the conclusion of the investigation or prosecution. No owner of a dangerous dog(s) or potentially dangerous dog(s) may transfer ownership or the location where the animal(s) is contained. Code, §10.07) (Jeff. (C) Building temperature shall be maintained at a comfortable level. (5) All livestock weighing more than 40 pounds, except horses, stallions, colts, geldings, mares, fillies, ponies, miniature horses, mules, jacks, jennies, goats, kids and sheep, must be kept on tracts or lots of at least .5 acres or more. (G) There shall be sufficient clean, dry bedding to meet needs of each individual animal. 24-2000, adopted and effective 10-10-2000; Lou. 290-2007, approved 12-20-2007) Penalty, see § 91.999. Any puppy, dog, kitten, cat, or ferret which suffers from any congenital or hereditary condition must be certified as unfit for purchase by a veterinarian within one year of the date of purchase. POULTRY. Ord. 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