Pets

The City allows residents to have no more than 3 dogs or 3 cats or a combination of both. For more on pet regulations, please review Chapter 205 "Animals" of our code book.

No dog kennels are allowed within the Village.  The definition of a kennel is as follows:

KENNEL-Any place or tract of land, whether indoors or outdoors, whether enclosed or not in, at or upon which dogs or cats are kept, housed, bred, raised, fed, displayed or sold.  The owner of more than 3 dogs or 3 cats or a combination of more than 3 cats and dogs in a combined total, whether owned for pleasure or profit, breeding or exhibiting, shall be deemed to be the operator of a kennel.

Chapter 205 "Animals" was amended by the Board of Trustees on October 7, 2009.  Please read a copy of this new code for further information on our search engine.

Animals that are prohibited in the Village include:

Section 205.020:  "Raising or Keeping Certain Animals Prohibited"

  1. It shall be unlawful for any person with in the City to own, keep or harbor on their premises, any horse, cattle, cow, swine or any similar animal.
  2. It shall be unlawful for any person with in the City to own, keep or harbor on their premises, any chickens, ducks, turkeys, pigeons or other domestic fowl.
  3. It shall be unlawful for any person with in the City to own, keep or harbor on their premises, any wild or undomesticated animal or reptile of any kind.

Section 205.030 "Commercial Raising of Animals, Fowl, and Reptiles Prohibited"
No person shall be permitted to engage in the raising of animals, fowl or reptiles for commercial purposes in the City.

For a copy of all of the Animal Ordinances, please click here.

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