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13. Feeding Water Fowl and/or Aquatic Life Prohibited


10-1301. Feeding on public property prohibited.
10-1302. Definitions.
10-1303. Penalties.
10-1301. Feeding on public property prohibited. It shall be unlawful for any person to feed water fowl or aquatic life in or on any of the City parks, golf courses, walking trails and/or greenways or other City property. (Ord. #2007-016, July 2007)
10-1302. Definitions.

(1) "Aquatic life" is defined as fish, turtles, frogs, and other like water breeding vertebrates and invertebrates.

(2) "Feeding" is defined as providing substances which are subject to being eaten by water fowl or aquatic life and/or that may be consumed by either water fowl or aquatic life. Feeding shall include but not be limited to, hand feeding of water fowl, placement of food on the ground, casting of food out upon the grounds or in the water, for consumption by water fowl or aquatic life.

(3) "Water fowl" is defined but not limited to, aquatic birds such as geese, ducks, swans, and other like birds. (Ord. #2007-016, July 2007)

10-1303. Penalties. Persons found guilty of violating this chapter shall be liable for a fine of up to fifty dollars ($50.00) plus court costs in Sevierville City Court. (Ord. #2007-016, July 2007)

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