City of Bangor, ME
Penobscot County
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[Adopted as Ch. V, Art. 1, Secs. 4, 9 and 10; amended in its entirety 9-14-1998 by Ord. No. 98-339]
No person shall keep any fowl, goats, sheep, cattle or swine of any kind within the urban developed area of the City of Bangor, as defined in Chapter 165, Land Development, Article XIII, of the Code of the City of Bangor. This section shall not apply to animals kept temporarily at any city-approved location for the purpose of competition or display at any agricultural fair, exhibition or show.
Fowl, goats, sheep, cattle or swine of any kind shall not be kept in the cellar, basement or attic of any occupied residential structure in the City of Bangor. In addition, the City Health Officer shall have the authority to order removal of fowl, goats, sheep, cattle or swine from any premises in the City of Bangor, regardless of location, whenever the Health Officer finds that keeping of such animals at the premises concerned threatens the public health. Any order issued by the Health Officer under this section shall be served on the owner or occupant of the premises, or on the keeper or owner of such animals, and shall allow 48 hours after service of the order for removal of the animals concerned.
No person having the care of any goats, sheep, cattle, swine, horses or other livestock shall allow such animals to go at large on any highway, street, lane, alley, park, square or other public place in the City of Bangor.
In addition to fines otherwise provided, the City Health Officer, Code Enforcement Officer or Animal Control Officer may impound any animals kept in violation of § 65-10 or 65-11 or found running at large in violation of § 65-12. All costs of impoundment shall be charged to the owner or keeper of such animals. Animals impounded under this section may be sold by the city to recover the city's costs.