ORDINANCE NO. 616


AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF WEEPING WATER, CASS COUNTY, NEBRASKA, AMENDING SECTION 174.35, PROVIDING FOR THE REGULATION AND LICENSING OF KENNELS IN THE CITY OF WEEPING WATER; PROVIDING FOR THE REPEAL OF CONFLICTING ORDINANCES OR SECTIONS; TO PROVIDE FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF WEEPING WATER, NEBRASKA:

     SECTION 1.  That Section 174.35 of the Weeping Water Municipal Code shall be amended to read as follows:

   SECTION 2.  To enable the owner of any kennel to have the same licensed under the provisions of this subchapter, such owner shall present an application to the Municipal Clerk, together with a certificate or other information showing compliance with all laws and regulations pertaining to dog kennels from the Nebraska Humane Society.

     SECTION 3.  No kennel shall be maintained nor shall a license be issued to a kennel that creates a nuisance in the immediate neighborhood through noise, odor, or unsanitary conditions.  Upon written complaint of two or more affected persons from different household, filed within any thirty (30) day period with the Municipal Clerk that any kennel has excessive noise, odor, or ordinance violation, said complaint may result in loss of the owners license or impoundment or penalty as otherwise provided by this code.

     SECTION 4.  Upon satisfaction by the Municipal Clerk that the application of any perspective kennel owner has complied with the terms of this ordinance, the Municipal Clerk shall issue a kennel license to said applicant upon the payment of an annual fee of $25.00.  Said fee shall be paid by the applicant at the time said application is made to the Municipal Clerk and is renewable on May 1st of every year provided that said owner is in compliance with all laws and regulations pertaining to dog kennels.

     SECTION 5.  That any other ordinance passed and approved prior to this passage, approval, and publication or posting of this ordinance and in conflict with its provisions, is hereby repealed.

    SECTION 6.  This ordinance shall take effect and be in full force from and after its passage, approval, and publication or posting as required by law.

      PASSED AND APPROVED this 12th day of May, 2014.  

 

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