[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the City of Crisfield as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Editor's Note: Provisions regarding dogs are currently covered by the county and are enforced in the city by the county.
Article I Keeping of Chickens and Livestock
[Adopted 7-14-1943 by Ord. No. 191]
It shall be unlawful for any person or persons, firm or, corporation to raise or maintain chickens in the excess of 25 in number for commercial purposes within the corporate limits of Crisfield, Maryland, closer than 150 feet to any dwelling or store.
[Added 9-21-1999 by Ord. No. 527]
The keeping of cattle, horses, swine, sheep and goats within the City of Crisfield is prohibited.
This chapter shall not apply to any person or persons, firm or corporation who is, at the time of the passage of this chapter, maintaining, keeping and raising chickens for a commercial purpose.
[Added 9-21-1999 by Ord. No. 528]
All stables and stable yards shall be kept in a clean and sanitary condition at all times, and no manure shall be allowed to accumulate in the stable or stable yards.
[Amended 9-12-1979 by Ord. No. 333]
Violation of this chapter shall be deemed to be an infraction. The penalty for violation shall be $25 for each initial offense and $50 for each repeat offense.