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can the city council of my town tell me how many cats I can keep in my

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can the city council of my town tell me how many cats I can keep in my own home also cancan the animal control office or duly authorizedor public health official enter my house to inspect my cats without permission?wellington ks sumner county
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I am sorry for the delay you have had in receiving a response. I am afraid that the city council can pass ordinances under their right to regulate health and safety that limits the number of pets in general that can be kept at any residence or on any property.

Animal control or any other law enforcement requires your permission or a search warrant to enter your property unless they have proof of some emergency condition on the premises that would be grounds to search without a warrant.

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Hello! I am sorry you did not like the other experts answer. I will provide a little additional information, but my answer remains the same. The wellington city council MAY pass an ordinance limiting the number of animals (cats) you may have in your house.

In fact, they already did. Effective Jan. 1, 2013, a homeowner in Wellington, KS can only have 4 cats per house.

As for animal control coming into your house, they would still need permission or a warrant. They cannot just randomly enter to check.
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