Date of review: 1/18/2015
Summary: Although the title of Chapter 6, Article VI includes the word "trapping," Chapter 6 no longer regulates trapping. Chapter 6 requires licensing of nuisance wildlife removal businesses. Chapter 35 prohibits trapping in public parks and golf courses.
Chapter 6 - Animals and Fowl
Article VI. Cruelty to Animals; Trapping.
Does not mention trapping except in the title. It does not seem to prohibit hunting or trapping.
Sec. 6-52. Definitions.
For the purposes of this Chapter, the following words and phrases shall mean:
(a) Animal cruelty. Every act, omission, or neglect whereby unnecessary or unjustifiable pain, suffering, or death shall be caused or permitted including failure to provide proper drink, air, space, shelter (appropriate for type/breed), a clean, sanitary and safe living environment, veterinary care, exercise, appropriate grooming and food in sufficient quantity;
Section 6-53. Prohibited Acts.
Prohibits the "unjustifiable" injury or killing, deprivation, abandonment, or poisoning of any animal.
Article VIII. City license required for animal-related businesses.
Including Nuisance Wildlife Removal Businesses.
The facility must provide basic resources for living animals, basic sanitation, and be open to inspection by the City animal-control authority, police officers, and members of the public health department.
Chapter 35 - Parks and Recreation
Section 35-8. Prohibited activities.
Within any public park, no person shall:
Sec. 35-25. Restrictions as to use of golf course.
No person on a golf course shall: