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Law Summary

It is illegal for an owner of a store to allow another person to pass out free ducklings in front of the store.

Full Text of the Law

Sec. 4-12. Sale or giveaway of certain animals. (a) It shall be unlawful for any person to sell, offer for sale, or give away in the city baby chickens, ducklings or other fowl under four (4) weeks of age, or rabbits under eight (8) weeks of age, to be used as pets, toys or retail premiums; or to give away or offer any animal as a prize, toy or merchandising premium. (b) It shall be unlawful for the owner or manager of any business or store to allow any person(s) to sell or give away any animal in front of that business or store. (c) It shall be unlawful for any person(s) to give away, sell or offer for sale any animal in front of any business, or the side of any public road or on other public property in the city. (d) Nothing in this section shall prevent any pet shop, feed store or other business establishment licensed in the city who sells live animals from displaying animals for sale outside the store premises as part of a sale promotion. (e) Violations of this subsection are punishable as provided in section 1-9 of the City Code. (Ord. No. 65.3, § 12, 3-19-90)

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