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CITY OF HASTINGS ORDINANCE 2014-2

Wednesday, January 22, 2014 - 11:20pm

CITY OF HASTINGS, MINNESOTA
ORDINANCE NO. 2014-02,
THIRD SERIES
An Ordinance of the City of Hastings
Regulating Animals
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF HASTINGS:
HASTINGS CITY CODE CHAPTER 91, SECTION 91.33 IS AMENDED AS
FOLLOWS:
§ 91.33 CRUELTY TO ANIMALS.
§ 91.33(G) shall be added as follows:
(G) Tethering.
a). No person shall leave an animal unattended while chained, tied, fastened or otherwise tethered for a period of time or to the extent that the animal is deprived of adequate food, water, or shelter.
b). No person shall tether an animal as a primary means of confinement. Stationary confinement by tethering shall be considered cruel treatment.
c). A single animal may be attached to a cable line or trolley system if the system allows the animal adequate access to food, water, and shelter with freedom to move, lie down, and access shelter.
Council member _________________ moved a second to this Ordinance, and upon being put to a vote it was adopted by a majority of all Council members present.
Adopted by the Hastings City Council on this 21st day of January, 2014, by the following vote:
Ayes
Nays:
Absent:
CITY OF HASTINGS
______________________
Paul J. Hicks, Mayor
ATTEST:
_________________________
Julie A. Flaten, City Clerk
I hereby certify that the above is a true and correct copy of the Ordinance presented to and adopted by the City of Hastings, County of Dakota, Minnesota, on the 21st day of January, 2014, as disclosed by the records of the City of Hastings on file and of record in the office.
_________________________
Julie A. Flaten, City Clerk
1/23/2014