It shall be unlawful for any firm or corporation to allow any chickens or other domestic fowl to be kept in a manner not consistent with this article within the city.

(Ord. 45, Sec. 8; Ord. 1255, Sec. 6)

The Board of Health is authorized to adopt rules and regulations relating to the keeping of any chickens or other domestic fowl in the city which may pertain to the sanitation of the pens or buildings in which said fowl are kept, the number kept and the location of all such places where the same may be authorized to be kept.  It shall be the duty of the owner or the keeper of any domestic fowl to comply with the rules and regulations pertaining to the keeping of domestic fowl.  All chickens or other domestic fowl will be kept in a secure fully enclosed building or structure constructed in a manner that prevents noxious odors and sounds from emanating off of the property.

(Ord. 45, Sec. 9; Ord. 1255, Sec. 7)

The Health Officer or any police officer of the city shall have the right at all reasonable times to inspect the premises, pens and buildings where any domestic fowl are kept.  All pens or places or any premises where domestic fowl are kept in insinuator conditions in violation of the rules of the Board of Health or any other ordinance of the city may be declared a nuisance and abated.

(Ord. 45, Sec. 10; Ord. 1255, Sec. 8)

Any person, firm or corporation violating any of the provisions of this article shall, upon conviction thereof, be fined in any sum not exceeding Twenty-five Dollars ($25): Provided, that the Municipal Judge may parole any person convicted hereunder on the condition that any nuisance complained of by the Board of Health shall be abated by such person.

(Ord. 1255)