(First Published in the Labette Avenue, November 17, 2022)
ORDINANCE NO. 1480
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 2-105 OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE OF THE CITY OF OSWEGO, KANSAS.
WHEREAS, the City of Oswego, Kansas (“City”) desires to amend the municipal code of the city of Oswego, Kansas.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF OSWEGO, KANSAS:
SECTION ONE: AMENDMENT TO MUNICIPAL CODE.
The Governing Body of the City of Oswego hereby amends the Municipal Code by amending and/or adding those sections as follows:
Sec. 2-105. Limitation on numbers of animals owned; exemptions.
(a) After April 1, 1984, it shall be unlawful for any person in charge of any real property to own more than four dogs or four cats, or any combination of such animals exceeding four in number, over the age of 90 days at such real property unless the real property is licensed as a commercial animal establishment and all of the dogs and cats over 90 days of age kept at the real property are registered as required under this article and the person in charge of the real property upon the request of the chief of police, presents for inspection, the certificates of registry for all such animals showing continuous registration for all such animals from April 1, 1984, onward.
(b) Any kennel, or hobby breeding establishment shall be limited in size to no more than 15 animals over four months of age.
(c) When animals in excess of the limits established in this article are found at a real property, all of the animals found at the real property may be removed by the supervisor and impounded, except that the person in charge of the real property may designate and retain up to those limits established in this article.
SECTION TWO: PUBLICATION; EFFECTIVE DATE. This ordinance, or a summary thereof, shall be published one time in the official city newspaper, and shall take effect and be in force from and after said publication.
PASSED AND ORDAINED by the Governing Body of the City of Oswego, Kansas this 14th day of November, 2022.
Daniel J. Chapman, Mayor
Jennifer Hine, City Clerk