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File #: 18-1789    Version: 1 Name: 10/15/18 Duck Ordinance
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 10/15/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 11/8/2018 Final action: 11/8/2018
Enactment date: 10/15/2018 Enactment #: ORD-18-31
Title: An Ordinance to Amend Section 9:38 and 9:42 of Chapter 107 (Animals) of the Code of the City of Ann Arbor Regarding the Addition of Ducks to the Referenced Sections (Ordinance No. ORD-18-31)
Sponsors: Chuck Warpehoski
Attachments: 1. ORD-18-31 Animals Ordinance Briefed.pdf, 2. ORD-18-31 Animals Ordinance Briefed and Approved.pdf, 3. ORD-18-31 Animals Ordinance Briefed.pdf, 4. Amendment adding ducks to chicken ordinance.pdf, 5. Amendment adding ducks to chicken ordinance.pdf, 6. ORD-18-31 Animals Ordinance Approval Notice.pdf
Title
An Ordinance to Amend Section 9:38 and 9:42 of Chapter 107 (Animals) of the Code of the City of Ann Arbor Regarding the Addition of Ducks to the Referenced Sections (Ordinance No. ORD-18-31)
Memorandum
Approval of this ordinance amendment will add ducks to the type of domestic fowl that can be kept on property located within the City per Section 9.38, Subsection 3. It also amends Section 9:42 to include ducks and amends the section to accommodate the number and type of chickens and ducks allowed under the basic and enhanced permits.
Staff
Prepared by: Kristen D. Larcom, Senior City Attorney
Reviewed by: Derek Delacourt, Community Services Area Administrator
Approved by: Howard S. Lazarus, City Administrator
Body
ORDINANCE NO. ORD-18-31

First Reading: October 15, 2018 Approved: November 8, 2018
Public Hearing: November 8, 2018 Published: November 15, 2018
Effective: November 25, 2018

ANIMALS
(ADDITION OF DUCKS TO
THE REFERENCED SECTIONS)

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTIONS 9:38 AND 9:42 OF CHAPTER 107 (ANIMALS) OF TITLE IX OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF ANN ARBOR

The City of Ann Arbor Ordains:

Section 1. That Section 9:38 of Chapter 107 of Title IX of the Code of the City of Ann Arbor be amended to read as follows:

9:38. - Domestic animals and fowl.

(1) No person shall keep or house any animals or domestic fowl within the city except dogs, cats, rabbits, canaries or small animals commonly classified as pets which are customarily kept or housed inside dwellings as household pets.

(2) Subsection (1) shall not apply to animals or fowl that are kept or housed at city park facilities for exhibition.

(3) Subsection (1) shall not apply to the keeping of chickens or ducks in compliance with all requirements of section 9:42.

(4) Nothing in this chapter shall prohibit the city or a third party from bringing a nuisance action based on the keeping of animals.

Section 2. That Section 9:42 of Chapter 107 of Title IX of the Code of the...

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