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Town of Ipswich, MA
Essex County
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[Adopted 5-9-2017 ATM by Art. 12, approved by Attorney General 8-29-2017.
A. 
A Keeping of Animals Permit issued by the Ipswich Animal Inspector shall be required for the keeping of horses, goats, sheep, swine, cattle and other large animals or when poultry is being kept as defined by Chapter 109, Article I. Keeping of Animals Permits shall be obtained between September 1 and December 31 of each year.
B. 
A Keeping of Animals Permit shall be issued by the Ipswich Animal Inspector when the application is approved.
C. 
A Keeping of Animals Permit shall be kept on the premises for which it is issued, and shall be produced upon demand of the Ipswich Animal Inspector.
D. 
No animal shall occupy or use a stable unless it has been permitted by the Animal Inspector for such purposes.
E. 
Each owner of a stable keeping the animals described in § 109-18A shall apply for Keeping of Animals Permit during the first permitting period following the effective date of this regulation.
F. 
Application for a Keeping of Animals Permit shall be made to the Inspector of Animals on a form provided by the Town of Ipswich, along with a permit fee as established by the Select Board.
G. 
(Reserved)
H. 
Penalties and enforcement. A violation of this section shall be punishable in the same manner as established in § 109-6.