Sorry folks… while we all love animals, and humans, pets are simply not allowed into the Apple Festival!
NEW ANIMAL ORDINANCE ADOPTED BY THE LINCOLNTON CITY COUNCIL TO BE UPHELD AT APPLE FESTIVAL
BE IT ORDAINED THAT THE LINCOLNTON CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LINCOLNTON AMEND THE CODE OF ORDINANCE AS FOLLOWS:
Animals and Fowl
Article I. In General
Sec. 3-6 Animals at Special Events
a. It shall be unlawful for any owner to take an animal into or allow the animal to enter or remain within the boundaries of a festival, concert or other public gathering (special events). The event boundary shall include any area that is part of the event and shall include any public street, sidewalk or other publicly owned area within the confines of such event.
b. The following animals are exempt from the prohibitions contained in subsection:
- Guide (or seeing-eye) dogs assisting persons who are visually impaired
- Animals under the control of on duty law enforcement personnel
- Animals that are part of an authorized exhibit or attraction approved by the event organizers.
This amendment shall be effective upon adoption.
Adopted this the 1st day of November, 2007