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File #: 2015-1957    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed Finally
File created: 9/1/2015 In control: Committee on Public Safety Services
On agenda: 9/1/2015 Final action: 9/15/2015
Enactment date: 9/25/2015 Enactment #: 36
Effective date: 9/25/2015    
Title: Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh City Code at Title 6: Conduct, Article III: Dogs, Cats and Other Animals, Chapter 636 Wild Animals, by adding a new section at 636.06, "Prohibiting the capture and harm of any wild birds."
Sponsors: Darlene M. Harris
Indexes: PGH. CODE ORDINANCES TITLE 06 - CONDUCT

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Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh City Code at Title 6: Conduct, Article III: Dogs, Cats and Other Animals, Chapter 636 Wild Animals, by adding a new section at 636.06, “Prohibiting the capture and harm of any wild birds.”

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Be it resolved by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh as follows:

 

Section 1. 

The Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title Six - Conduct, Article III, Dogs, Cats and Other Animals, Chapter 636 Wild Animals, is hereby amended by adding a new section 636.06, “Prohibiting the capture and harm of any wild birds.”

 

CHAPTER 636: WILD ANIMALS

 

§ 636.06 - Prohibiting the capture and harm of any wild birds

 

a.                     No person shall harm any wild bird.

 

b.                     No person shall capture or trap any wild bird unless they possess the proper permits and/or licenses, or it is for the purpose of rescuing an injured bird.