This uncodified ordinance shows that in 2009, Minneapolis raised the fees for small animal permits from $30 to $50. The Minneapolis code has been reorganized since this amendment was adopted; permitting requirements for keeping of chickens and other fowl are covered in Title 4, Sec. 63.90.
Requires something, sets standards.
Food System Category: Grow, Get
Jurisdiction Type: City
Jurisdiction Name: Minneapolis
Does the law refer to priority populations in some way?
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal related to improving or protecting health?
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal of fostering improved environmental conditions?
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal related to promoting or supporting the community's economy?
Does the law include findings (including jurisdiction-specific findings), or are there findings in the larger section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
Does the law have a stated intent or purpose, or is there an intent or purpose in the larger section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
Does the law include definitions, or are there definitions in the section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
Does the law address implementation in some way?
Yes. Provides information related to the issuance of a permit, as well as duration of issued permits. (70.10(e-f)).
Are there enforcement provisions that identify specific penalties or consequences for non-compliance?
Yes. Cause for cancellation of permit and/or result in administrative fine. (70.10(e)).
Does the law include an evaluation component, beyond reporting on activity?
Yes. Minneapolis Animal Care and Control will inspect the premises regarding application fee and 5 year permit fee annually or as deemed necessary. (70.10(f),(g)).
Does the law require an extra or atypical financial or resource investment?
Code context and ordinance history
Uncodified Ordinance 2009-Or-189; Amending Title 4, Chapter 70 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Animals and Fowl: Fowl, Pigeons, and Other Small Animals. Relevant portion is found on p. 1421 of the linked "Council Proceedings" document. This chapter has since been removed from the Minneapolis Code. Regulations relating to keeping of chickens and other fowl can be found in part in Title 4, Sect. 63.90 (current through Oct. 6, 2017).