City of Waverly, IL
Morgan County
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It shall be unlawful to permit any cattle, horses, swine, sheep, goats or poultry to run at large in the City. Any such animal running at large in any public place shall be impounded.
It shall be unlawful to permit any dangerous animal or vicious animal of any kind to run at large within the City.
The members of the Police Department, or any other persons in the City, are authorized to kill any dangerous animal of any kind when necessary for the protection of persons or property.
No person shall cruelly treat any animal in the City in any way. Any person who inhumanely beats, underfeeds, overloads or abandons any animal shall be deemed guilty of a violation of this chapter.
No person shall kill or wound, or attempt to kill or wound, by the use of any firearms, slingshot, bow and arrow or other weapon, any bird within the City limits.
It shall be unlawful to harbor or keep any animal which disturbs the peace by loud noises at any time of the day or night.
No domestic animal afflicted with a contagious or infectious disease shall be allowed to run at large, or to be exposed in any public place whereby the health of man or beast may be affected; nor shall such diseased animal be shipped or removed from the premises of the owner thereof, except under the supervision of the health officer or of the State Veterinarian. No such diseased animals shall be brought into the City.
It is hereby made the duty of the Health Officer to secure such disposition of any diseased animal and such treatment of affected premises as to prevent the communication and spread of the contagion or infection, except in cases where the State Veterinarian is empowered to act.
No person shall cause or allow any stable or place where any animal is or may be kept to become unclean or unwholesome.
[Amended 12-5-1978]
Enclosures for cattle, horses, sheep, goats, poultry or other domestic fowl, including fences, sheds, barns or other enclosures, shall be at least 100 feet from any residence or business building other than that of the owner or keeper of such animals, poultry or fowl.
It shall be unlawful to keep any live swine or pigs in the City.