(New Chapter substituted by Ord. No. 166281,Feb. 24, 1993.)
It is unlawful for any person to harbor, keep, possess, breed, or deal in
roosters in the City of Portland
. The provisions of
this Section shall not be construed to prohibit the possession of roosters for
(Repealed by Ordinance No. 172635, effective September 25,
A. It is unlawful to have or to keep within the limits of the City any live pigs or swine for a longer period than 3 days.
B. Notwithstanding the above, or the terms of Chapter 13.05, the having or keeping of swine commonly referred to as Miniature Vietnamese, Chinese or Oriental pot-bellied pigs (sus scrofa vittatus) is allowed, subject to the following:
1. Any pig or swine shall be considered to fall within this exception if its maximum height is no greater than 18 inches at the shoulder and it weighs no more than 95 pounds.
2. No more than three Miniature Vietnamese, Chinese or Oriental pot-bellied pigs shall be kept at any one address for any period in excess of 3 days.
Whenever any person has been given written permission by a state or federal
agency, with the proper authority, to kill birds which are damaging private
property, the Chief of Police shall, upon presentation of such written permit,
grant authority to the person named in a written permit to kill birds within the
corporate limits of the City. No permit shall be issued by the Chief of
Police to any person to kill birds which are damaging private property within
the City, unless such person has first been given a written permit by a duly
authorized state or federal agency.
A. It is unlawful for any person to sell, offer for sale, keep,
or display for the purpose of sale or advertising, or otherwise, any chicks or
rabbits under two months of age which have been artificially colored or
B. It is unlawful for any person to advertise, display, sell, or
offer for sale, barter or otherwise deliver to the public as pets or novelties,
any live chicks, ducklings, goslings, poults, or other fowl under two months of
age. The provisions of this Subsection shall not be construed as
prohibiting the advertising, display or sale of any such chicks, ducklings,
goslings, poults, or other fowl, for commercial purposes. The sale of any
of the above fowl as pets or novelties shall not be considered a commercial
purpose under this Subsection.
It is unlawful for any person owning or having the care, custody or control
of, or driving any horse, mule, or other large animal used for the purpose of
driving or hauling, to permit or allow any such animal to be driven upon any of
the streets, avenues or highways of the City unless such animal is shod in such
manner as will prevent or tend with reasonable certainty to prevent it from
slipping or damaging the street surface.