|City of Independence|
|AGENDA ITEM COVER SHEET|
17-030 - 1R. An ordinance amending Chapter 3, Article 4 “Wild Animals", of the Independence City Code.
It is the recommendation of the Health Department that this ordinance be approved.
This ordinance amends Chapter 3 Article 4 of the City Code to provide clarification, eliminate redundancies, and improve public safety. Clarifications and updates include the additional reference to “exotic animals” and a new section prohibiting the feeding of certain wild animals, excluding birds and squirrels.
On March 6, 2017, the Mayor and the City Council returned the proposed revisions to Chapter 3 to staff and requested that it be brought back in sections. Changes were made to update the Code to recognized best practices for animal welfare and to reflect current processes.
|Department: Health||Contact Person: Christina Heinen|
|City Managers Office||Approved|
|City Clerk Department||Approved|
|Council Action: ||Council Action: |