Ordinance 447 - City of New RichmondORDINANCE #447
THE COMMON COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW RICHMOND DOES ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS:
Section 10-9 shall be created to read as follows:
Sec. 10-9 Feeding of Deer Prohibited.
(a) Feeding of Deer Prohibited
No person may place any grain, fruit or vegetable material outdoors on any public or private property for the purpose of feeding whitetail deer.
There shall be a rebuttable presumption that either of the following acts are for the purpose of feeding whitetail deer:
(1) The placement of grain, fruit, or vegetable material in an aggregate quantity of greater than one-half gallon at a height of less than six feet off the ground.
(2) The placement of grain, fruit, or vegetable material in an aggregate quantity of greater than one-half gallon in a drop feeder, automatic feeder or similar device regardless of the height of the grain, fruit, or vegetable material.
This ordinance shall not apply to the following situations:
(1) Naturally Growing Materials. Naturally growing grain, fruit or vegetable material.
(2) Bird Feeders. Unmodified commercially purchased bird feeders or their equivalent.
This ordinance shall take effect immediately upon passage and publication as provided by law.
Passed and approved: January 14, 2013
Published and effective: February 14, 2013
Frederick Horne, Mayor
ATTEST: Tanya Reigel, Clerk