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This kennel standards (KL) section applies to the following zoning districts:
A1 A2

The following standards shall apply:

A. Prerequisites.

1. Minimum Lot Area. All kennels shall be located on a lot with a minimum of one (1) acre.

2. Minimum Fenced Yard. All kennels shall maintain a minimum one-eighth (1⁄8) acre (544½ square feet) of outdoor fenced area for each boarding unit for dogs on premises (i.e., the kennel’s dog capacity).

B. Maximum Kennel Size. The kennel facility shall not contain more than six (6) domestic pets that are not owned by the owner of the property. However, no more than ten (10) domestic pets shall be kept on the property.

C. Kennel Building Standards.

1. Kennel Location. The kennel shall be fully contained in a dedicated space within the home, or in one (1) accessory structure.

2. Minimum Floor Area. The kennel shall have a minimum floor area of fifty (50) square feet per one (1) domestic pet, with a prerequisite minimum of 200 square feet.

3. Kennel Facility. The kennel facility shall be mechanically air conditioned and ventilated to eliminate the need to open windows or doors during warm or hot days. Only the building used to board or predominantly keep animals shall be subject to this requirement.

4. Noise Containment. The kennel shall keep all windows closed ninety-nine percent (99%) of each day and doors closed ninety percent (90%) of each day.

D. Hours of Operation. The maximum hours of operation (e.g., for domestic pet owners to pick up their animal) for the kennel shall be from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. daily. The use of outdoor areas shall be limited to two (2) hours between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. daily.

E. Setback Standards. All outdoor areas used by the kennel shall be a minimum of one hundred (100) feet from all property lines.

F. Fence Enclosures. All outdoor facilities for domestic pets shall be fully fenced in with vinyl, zinc or powder coated chain link fence, or similar quality product. Invisible fences shall not constitute a sufficient barrier to keep domestic pets contained or to prevent intrusion by other animals. [Ord. 12-27-11 § 5.40.]