City Code: 1070:0

Section 1070 - Certain Cats A Public Nuisance

Section 1070:00. Certain Cats Declared A Public Nuisance. No person shall own or possess any cat which destroys, damages or defiles property or which creates an offense by way of noise, odor or otherwise, or molests other animals or human beings, or is in heat and unconfined, after receiving notice from the City of the prior commission of such acts by the cat in question. Such cats are declared to be a public nuisance.

Section 1070:05. Notice of Owner. Upon written complaint of any person stating the acts committed by any cat, the name and address of the person owning or harboring the cat, and the name and address of the person making the complaint, the City shall notify the person owning or harboring the cat of the act complained of to restrain the cat from committing any more such acts.

Section 1070:10. Abatement of Nuisance When Owner is Unknown. In the case of any cat constituting a nuisance under Section 1070:00 et seq., where no owner or responsible party is ascertainable, the City may take whatever action is deemed appropriate to abate the nuisance.

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