City of Buffalo, NY
Erie County
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§ 78-1 Detriment to public health prohibited.

No person shall maintain any establishment within the City limits for the breeding of animals which may in any manner be detrimental to public health.

§ 78-2 Required acreage and permit for keeping cows.

A. 
No person, persons or association shall maintain upon their premises within the City limits more than one milch cow unless said premises are in proportion of one acre of land to each and every cow above the number of one.
B. 
No cow or cows shall be maintained without first obtaining a permit for such purposes from the Department of Health, but no such permit shall be issued except in conformity with the City Code and with the rules and regulations adopted by the Department of Health in the interest of public health relative to the keeping of cows.

§ 78-3 Permit for sale, stabling or fattening cows, sheep, hogs and cattle.

No person, persons or association shall maintain any establishment for the sale, stabling or fattening of cows, sheep, hogs or cattle of any description within the limits of the City of Buffalo without first obtaining a permit from the Department of Health, but no such permit shall be issued until the applicant therefor has complied with the City Code and the rules and regulations adopted by the Department of Health, in the interest of public health, relative to the keeping and maintenance of such establishments.

§ 78-3.1 Display of slaughtered game.

[Added 7-20-2004, effective 8-2-2004]
No person shall place, hang, suspend, affix or otherwise display the carcass of slaughtered game upon any lot or premises except within an enclosed structure or otherwise shielded from view.

§ 78-4 Revocation and expiration of permits.

A. 
All permits issued under §§ 78-2 and 78-3 may be revoked by the Health Commissioner when it shall appear that the person, persons or association has violated any provision of the Code relating to the keeping of milch cows or other animals within the City limits or the rules and regulations of the Department of Health governing such keeping of milch cows or other animals or when, for any cause, it may be deemed best by the Health Commissioner, in the interest of public health, to revoke such permit.
B. 
All such permits shall expire and must be renewed on the first day of May next after their issue.