NOTICE OF PUBLICATION AND NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
Notice is hereby given that the Council of the County of Kaua’i will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, December 2, 2015, at 1:30 p.m., or soon thereafter, at the Council Chambers, 4396 Rice Street, Room 201, Historic County Building, Lihu’e, on the following:
Bill No. 2604
A BILL FOR AN ORDINANCE TO ESTABLISH A NEW ARTICLE IN THE
KAUA’I COUNTY CODE 1987, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO BARKING DOG NUISANCE
The purpose of this Bill is to establish a new Article within Chapter 22,
Kaua’i County Code 1987, as amended, related to barking dog nuisance.
This Bill establishes regulations for the keeping of any dog which continues to bark, bay, cry, or howl intermittently for thirty (30) minutes within a
forty five (45) minute period of time, or continuously or incessantly for a period of fifteen (15) minutes. The provisions require that two (2) separate complaints, along with subsequent logs, or a statement from an Enforcement Officer who witnessed the barking for the requisite time, be filed with the Animal Control Provider prior to issuance of a citation. Additionally, the responsible party/owner is afforded no less than ten (10) days after receiving a written warning/notice of the barking dog nuisance claim, or within the timeframe agreed to between the Animal Control Provider and the responsible party/owner, to abate or refute the barking nuisance. Enforcement of this Article is by the Animal Control Provider or duly authorized Enforcement Officer. Fines for violation of this Article are set at Thirty-Five Dollars ($35.00) for a first offense, Seventy-Five Dollars ($75.00) for a
second offense, and no less than One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) nor more than Three Hundred Dollars ($300.00) for a third or subsequent offense.
All interested persons who wish to present their comments may do so at the public hearing. Written testimony prior to the hearing would be appreciated. Written testimony can be submitted to the Office of the County Clerk,
Council Services Division by mail, facsimile, or via E-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Copies of the proposed Bill are available at the Office of the County Clerk, Council Services Division.
(The Council Committee or Council may amend this Bill at its subsequent meetings. Meeting notices are posted at least 6 days in advance at the County Clerk’s Office and the public may also testify at any of these meetings.)
CERTIFICATE OF THE COUNTY CLERK
I hereby certify that the foregoing Bill No. 2604 was passed on first reading and ordered to print by the Council of the County of Kaua’i at its meeting held on November 4, 2015, by the following vote:
AYES: Chock, Hooser, Kagawa, Kaneshiro, Kuali’i, Yukimura, Rapozo TOTAL – 7,
NOES: None TOTAL – 0,
EXCUSED & NOT VOTING: None TOTAL – 0,
RECUSED & NOT VOTING: None TOTAL – 0.
Lihu’e, Hawai’i /s/ Jade K. Fountain-Tanigawa
November 5, 2015 County Clerk, County of Kaua’i
NOTE: SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS AND SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETER AND INTERPRETERS FOR NON-ENGLISH SPEAKING PERSONS ARE AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST FIVE (5) DAYS PRIOR TO THE MEETING DATE, TO THE COUNTY CLERK, 4396 RICE STREET, SUITE 209, LIHU’E, KAUA’I, HAWAI’I, 96766. TELEPHONE NO. (808) 241-4188. FACSIMILE NO. (808) 241-6349.