[Adopted 4-1-2014 by L.L. No. 2-2014]
No person shall feed any wildlife on City-owned property or access property to public waterways under the control of the City. "Wildlife" shall be defined as mammals or birds that are neither human nor domesticated.
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- Any bird that frequents the water, or lives about rivers, lakes, etc., or on or near the sea; an aquatic fowl, including but not limited to ducks, geese, swans, heron, and egrets.
- WILD ANIMAL
- Includes any animal which is not normally domesticated in this state, including but not limited to bears, coyotes, deer, feral cats, foxes, groundhogs, opossums, raccoons, skunks, and waterfowl.
No person shall purposely or knowingly feed, bait or in any manner provide access to food to any wild animal or waterfowl in said City, on City-owned property or access property to public waterways under the control of the City.
No person shall purposely or knowingly leave or store any refuse, garbage, food product, pet food, forage product or supplement, salt, seed or birdseed, fruit or grain in a manner that would constitute an attractant to any wild animal or waterfowl on any City-owned property or access property to public waterways under the control of the City.
No person shall fail to take remedial action to avoid contact or conflict with wild animals, which may include the securing or removal of outdoor trash, cooking grills, pet food, or any other similar food source or attractant, after being advised by the City to undertake such remedial action. Further, after an initial contact or conflict with a wild animal, no person shall continue to provide or otherwise fail to secure or remove any likely food sources or attractants, including, but not limited to, outdoor trash, grills, or pet food.
Any person violating any provision of this article shall be liable to a fine of not less than $25 nor more than $100 for each offense, together with costs of prosecution. A separate offense shall be deemed committed on each day or part of each day during which a violation occurs or continues.