Pet Shops - 6.21

6.20.010 Requirements

No person or entity shall keep any animals for either wholesale or retail trade in the Town without first having obtained a valid pet shop license from the Town.

6.21.020 Licenses

A pet shop license shall be obtained from the Town manager. No pet shop license shall be issued until an inspection certificate has been issued by the code enforcement officer. The license shall specify the maximum number of animals permitted to be kept, handled, or exhibited by the licensee. It shall be unlawful for the licensee to keep, handle or exhibit any number of animals in excess of the maximum specified on the license. All applicants for a pet shop license within the Town, if required by State statute, shall also be licensed by the State Department of Health and shall have a valid license issued by the State prior to being applicable to receive a license issued by the Town.

6.21.030 Expiration

Pet shop licenses shall expire on December 31st of each year and licenses shall be renewed before their expiration.

6.21.040 License fee

The yearly license fee for pet shops shall be established by resolution of the town council.

6.21.050 Revocation or suspension of license

The Town manager may revoke or suspend the license of any pet shop which is in violation of any zoning law, health law, or any applicable provision of this Code, County resolution, or State statute, or is operating in such a manner as to be a nuisance.