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Posted on: May 9, 2018

Ordinance Revision

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The Village Board approved Ordinance 03-2018 at the May 7, 2018 Village Board of Trustees meeting.  Below is the revision to the Village ordinance which will be published on May 12, 2018 in the Wisconsin State Journal.  

ORDINANCE 03-2018

AMENDING ARTICLE III SECTION 116-5 (B)

OF THE

VILLAGE OF COTTAGE GROVE MUNICIPAL CODE


 The Village Board for the Village of Cottage Grove, Dane County Wisconsin, does hereby ordain as follows:

SECTION I.

A.    CHAPTER 116 of the CODE FOR THE VILLAGE OF COTTAGE GROVE (CODE), contains various provisions relating to the Keeping of Animals in the Village.


B.    CHAPTER 116-5 of the CODE specifically deals with the CONTROL OF ANIMALS.

SECTION II. – REVISIONS

A.    CHAPTER 116-5(A)(5) is hereby created to read:


No person shall own, harbor or keep any dog, cat or other animal in a domesticated environment which:


(5)        is allowed to run at large off the owner’s property in violation of Chapter 116-5(B)(1).


B.    CHAPTER 116-5 current Section (B)(1) is repealed and replaced with the following:


1.      Any dog, cat or other animal outside of the boundary of the owner’s property shall be controlled by the owner on a leash not to exceed Ten (10) feet in length.  The owner/handler must have the leash in his/her possession at all times.


C.    Current paragraphs (1)(2) in Section 116 (B) are renumbered to (2) and (3) respectively.

SECTION III.

Any person who violates any provision of this article, shall upon conviction thereof, be subject to a penalty as provided in Chapter 1, General Provisions, § 1-19 of this CODE.


SECTION IV. - CONFLICT AND SEVERABILITY

SECTIONS 1-10 and 1-11 of the MUNICIPAL CODE OF THE VILLAGE OF COTTAGE GROVE shall apply to this ordinance.

SECTION V. - EFFECTIVE DATE


This ordinance shall take effect upon compliance with the publication/posting requirements of the Wisconsin Statutes.


Adopted this _7th____day of May, 2018.




BY ORDER OF THE VILLAGE BOARD
VILLAGE OF COTTAGE GROVE


Jack Henrich, Village President

Attest:


Lisa Kalata, Village Clerk

Recommended By:                  Village Law Enforcement Committee

                                                 Village Police Department


Drafted By:                              Village Attorney Leighton W. Boushea       

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