Number Limitations


It shall be unlawful for any person to keep, harbor, possess, maintain or allow to be kept more than four dogs or four cats, or a combination of such animals with the total number exceeding four over three months old, upon or within any premises owned, occupied or under the control of such person within the city, except where specifically exempted.


Veterinary hospitals, pet shops, kennels, circuses, animal shelters, and hobby breeding activities conducted on land of not less than five acres; provided, further, that all enclosures or other kennel facilities shall be located and constructed so as to protect adjacent property owners from noise and air pollution which may result from such breeding activities.