MTMC Title 6

Animal Codes

6.30.100 Running at large prohibited.
  • A. Except as provided in subsection B (Off Leash Park) of this section, it shall be a civil violation for the owner or person having charge, care, custody or control of any animal, with the exception of domestic, licensed cats, to allow such animal to run at large during any hours of the day or night; provided, however, that a fourth and subsequent violation(s) shall be a misdemeanor offense. This section shall not apply to dogs owned by the City or other law enforcement agencies and maintained as police K-9 units while under the custody and control of the trainer or keeper.

6.30.130 Nuisances defined (Barking)

  • A. All violations of this chapter are detrimental to the public health, safety and welfare and are declared to be public nuisances.
  • B. Nuisances are hereby defined to include:
    • 5. Any animal which howls, yelps, whines, barks or makes any noises in such a manner as to disturb any person or neighborhood to an unreasonable degree;