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BULLETSt. Louis City Revised Code Title 10.20 Miscellaneous Provisions Part I

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Chapter 10.20
Miscellaneous Provisions
PART II MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

Sections:

10.20.030 Unclean stables and yards.
10.20.040 Creating nuisance.
10.20.050 Keeping hogs over forty-eight hours.
10.20.060 Pigpens.
10.20.070 Horse defined.
10.20.080 Watering pail on horse-drawn vehicle.
10.20.090 Unauthorized use of horses.
10.20.100 Manner of riding or driving animals.
10.20.110 Turning animals loose.
10.20.120 Leaving animals unfastened or unguarded.
10.20.130 Fowl defined.
10.20.140 Sale of young fowl.
10.20.150 Rabbits.
10.20.160 Each sale separate offense.
10.20.170 City veterinarian.

Editor's Note:

Ordinance 62853 repealed the original Sections 10.20.010 and 10.20.020. Part I of the chapter (contained in Ordinance 62853) was editorially inserted in the place of the two repealed sections.

10.20.030 Unclean stables and yards.

Whenever any stable, stall, shed or apartment, or any yard or appurtenance thereof, in which any horses, cattle, cows or swine, or any other animals are kept, or any place within the city limits, in which manure or liquid discharges of such animal shall collect or accumulate, is not kept in a cleanly and wholesome condition, so that no offensive smell is allowed to escape therefrom, it shall be deemed a nuisance. Nothing in this section shall include manure deposits upon any private property for the purpose of cultivating the same.
(1948 C. Ch. 6 1: 1960 C. 518.010.)

Charter:

Art. I 1 (25) Nuisances

McQuillin:

24.292 Cattle and cattle barns

24.295 Horses and livery stables

10.20.040 Creating nuisance.

No butcher, stock dealer or other person shall collect or keep any cows or hogs in a pen, or otherwise confine any hog in the City so as to create any nuisance.
(1948 C. Ch. 6 2: 1960 C. 518.020.)

McQuillin:

24.293, 24.294 Hogs and hog pens

10.20.050 Keeping hogs over forty-eight hours.

It is unlawful for any person to keep in any inclosure, or otherwise, any hogs within the City for a period exceeding forty-eight hours, to the annoyance, injury, inconvenience or detriment of any person within the City.
(1948 C. Ch. 6 3: 1960 C. 518.030.)

McQuillin:

24.293, 24.294 Hogs and hog pens

10.20.060 Pigpens.

All pigpens, lots, stables, yards, sheds or sties, in which pigs are kept within the limits of the City to the annoyance, injury, inconvenience or detriment of any person within the City, shall be deemed a nuisance.
(1948 C. Ch. 6 4: 1960 C. 518.040.)

McQuillin:

24.293, 24.294 Hogs and hog pens

10.20.070 Horse defined.

"Horse," as used in this chapter, means animals of the equine species.
(Ord. 45235 1, 1950.)

10.20.080 Watering pail on horse-drawn vehicle.

It is unlawful for any person to drive upon the streets of the City any horse-drawn vehicle not equipped with a pail or bucket of not less than ten-quart capacity suitable for watering and used for no other purpose, or for the owner or person in possession, charge or control of any such vehicle not so equipped to cause or permit the same to be driven upon the streets of the City.
(Ord. 45235 2, 1950: 1960 C. 516.050.)

10.20.090 Unauthorized use of horses.

Any person who shall, in this City, unhitch any animal or drive or ride off with any horse or other animals, without the consent of the owner thereof, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.
(1948 C. Ch. 6 5: 1960 C. 516.010.)

10.20.100 Manner of riding or driving animals.

No person shall ride or drive any animal so as to cause such animal, or any vehicle attached thereto, to come in collision with or strike any other object or other person. Any person violating any of the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.
(1948 C. Ch. 6 6: 1960 C. 516.020.)

10.20.110 Turning animals loose.

It is unlawful for any person to turn any animal loose in any street or public place within the City limits. Any person violating any of the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.
(1948 C. Ch. 6 7: 1960 C. 516.030.)

Charter:

Scheme 35 Regulations as to animals running at large

10.20.120 Leaving animals unfastened or unguarded.

No person shall leave any animal standing in any public place without being fastened or so guarded as to prevent its running away. Any person violating any of the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.
(1948 C. Ch. 6 8: 1960 C. 516.040.)

Cases:

Evidence held to authorize submission to jury the question whether defendant's horses had been permitted to remain unguarded and untied in the street in violation of City ordinance. Crone v. St. Louis Oil Co., 158 S.W. 417 (1913)

10.20.130 Fowl defined.

"Fowl" as used in this chapter includes chickens, ducks and geese.
(Ord. 47883 2, 1956: 1960 C. 513.010.)

10.20.140 Sale of young fowl.

It is unlawful to sell, give or award, or offer for sale, gift or award, eleven or less of any fowl under one month of age.
(Ord. 47883 2, 1956: 1960 C. 513.020.)

10.20.150 Rabbits.

It is unlawful to sell, give or award, or offer for sale, gift or award, any live rabbit less than six weeks of age unless such sale, gift or award includes the sale, gift or award of the dam.
(Ord. 47883 3, 1956: 1960 C. 513.030.)

10.20.160 Each sale separate offense.

Any person, firm or corporation making a sale, gift or award in violation of the provisions of Sections 10.20.140 and 10.20.150, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in the sum of not less than five dollars nor more than fifty dollars. Each such sale, gift or award shall constitute a separate offense.
(Ord. 47883 4, 1956.)

10.20.170 City veterinarian.

The Comptroller shall appoint a City veterinary surgeon, who shall have had three years practical experience in his profession, and shall be a resident of the City for five years next preceding such appointment. It shall be the duty of the City Veterinary Surgeon to properly care for all sick and disabled livestock owned by the City and to inspect all livestock purchased and disposed of by the City.
(1948 C. Ch. 6 9.)

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