Citation (Citation #: 2022-00013137)
Wed, Sep 28, 2022 12:48 PM
Total Citation Amount:
Name of Person Cited:
SMITH J C & BESSIE D
Property in Violation:
1615 NUTWOOD ST
BOWLING GREEN KY 42104
PVA Parcel #: 040B28 095
SMITH J C & BESSIE D
5818 PLANO RD
BOWLING GREEN KY 421047874
Code Compliance Officer:
Wed, Sep 28, 2022 8:15 AM
Code Violations (4)
BGKY C5 5-1.04 Anti-Rabies Vaccination Required Animals/Animal Protection
It shall be the duty of the owner, keeper or harborer of any dog or cat to register the same each year with and pay the appropriate license fee imposed hereinbelow to the Bowling Green-Warren County Humane Society or representative thereof, who shall issue a receipt in the form of a tag of metal or other durable material, having stamped or engraved thereon the registration number and year of registration, and such tag shall be attached to a suitable collar and kept on the dog or cat at all times. During follow up the dog was found not to be vaccinated for rabies.
BGKY C5 5-1.08.d Frightening, Molesting Animals/Animal Protection
No person shall own, keep or harbor any animal that unreasonably annoys humans, endangers the life or health of persons or other animals, or substantially interferes with the rights of citizens, other than their owner’s, to enjoyment of life or property. The term "animal nuisances" shall include, but is not limited to any animal that: Runs at, jumps upon, chases, barks at, bites at or in any other way frightens, molests or scares any child or adult other than the one who owns, keeps or harbors the animal and the members of his immediate family. Dog runs at and charges the fence between the two properties.
BGKY C5 5-1.11.a Biting Animals/Animal Protection
No person shall own, harbor or keep any animal who bites any person on the premises owned or occupied by any other person. If any animal should bite any other person besides the person who keeps, harbors or owns the animal, the owner, keeper or harborer shall be deemed to have violated this Section and the animal may be immediately subject to impoundment or quarantine. The dog bit the victim on the leg and she had to receive medical care.
BGKY C5 5-1.15.a Vicious or Dangerous Animals Animals/Animal Control
It shall be unlawful for any person to keep, own or harbor, or allow to be kept on his/her property, any vicious or dangerous animal, as defined hereinabove, except as follows: 1. Such person shall keep such animal securely confined indoors or in an enclosure securely fenced so that the animal cannot escape therefrom and is secured from entry by young children. Any outdoor pen or structure must have minimum dimensions of five (5’) feet by ten (10’) feet and must have secure sides and a secure top. If it has no concrete, cement or asphalt bottom, the sides must be imbedded into the ground no less than two (2’) feet. The enclosure must also provide protection from the elements for the animal. A vicious or dangerous animal shall be transported to or from the indoors or to a securely enclosed outdoor pen or shelter only if such animal is muzzled and restrained by a suitable chain, leash or other means of appropriate restraint, which chain or leash is not more than six (6’) feet in length and a responsible adult capable of controlling the animal is in physical control of the chain or leash. “Vicious or dangerous animal” shall mean any animal that attacks, bites or physically injures human beings, domestic animals or livestock without adequate provocation. Any animal that without provocation has attacked a human being or other animal shall be presumed vicious or dangerous for purposes of this Chapter. This definition shall not apply to dogs used by law enforcement officers in the performance of their duties. It shall be unlawful for any person to keep, own or harbor, or allow to be kept on his/her property, any vicious or dangerous animal, as defined hereinabove, except as follows. Dog went over the fence and bit the victim as she was walking to her car.
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