The following acts or the causing or permitting thereof are declared to be in violation of this chapter:
(C) Animals. Any person owning, possessing or harboring any domestic animal or bird which without provocation makes an intrusive sound by howling, barking, whining, meowing, squawking or other means which exceeds a sound duration level of L50 over a 15-minute time span, and which creates a noise disturbance that can be heard within 10 feet of the walls of an adjacent residential dwelling shall be in violation of this chapter. This provision shall not apply to farm livestock, public animal shelters or public zoos.
(Ord. passed 1-6-2004) Penalty, see § 92.99