CITY OF CLOQUET ORDINANCE NO. 423A
AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND CHAPTER 8 OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE PERTAINING TO PRIVATE KENNELS
The City Council of the City of Cloquet does hereby ordain as follows:
Section 1. That Section 8.2, Dogs and Cats be amended as follows:
Section 8.2.03, Subd. 1(c) is deleted.
Section 8.2.05, Subd. 1 is amended to read "In the case of a dog or dogs disturbing the peace by excessively, habitually or frequently barking, yelping, howling, crying or making any other noise for a period of ten consecutive minutes or intermittently for 30 minutes or more at any time either day or night or otherwise disturbing the peace and tranquility of neighbors or other citizens, such actions will be deemed a nuisance if reported to the City and the behavior is verified by witnesses, an Animal Control Officer or a City Peace Officer."
Section 8.2.13, title amended to add the word "Private."
Section 8.2.13, Subd. 1 is amended with the deletion of the word "renewable."
Section 8.2.13, Subd. 1 (c) is amended with the deletion of the words "renews the Private Kennel License annually and" and "otherwise complies with the licensing of the animals as required herein."
Section 8.2.13, Subd. 2 is amended by adding an item, "The applicant provides proof of rabies vaccination by a licensed veterinarian for all dogs and cats that the applicant keeps, harbors, or has custody or control of; and."
Section 8.2.13, Subd. 3 is amended with the deletion of the word "initial" and delete the last sentence "Thereafter, an additional license fee will be due on January 1st of each year (or part thereof) for which the Private Kennel License is in effect."
Section 8.2.13, Subd. 5 is amended with the deletion of the word "initial."
Section 8.2.15 is amended by adding "Further a person which holds a private kennel license, who is in violation of these provisions, may have such license revoked by the City Council after a hearing has been held by the Council."
Section 2. Fee Schedule. That the 2013 fee schedule be amended to increase the fee for a private kennel license from $25.00 to $75.00.
Section 3. Effective Date. This ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and publication in accordance with law.
Passed this 21st day of May, 2013.
CITY OF CLOQUET
By: Its Mayor
Its City Administrator