ANIMAL ORDINANCE: Board grants exceptions to violations

COLUMBIA CITY — Ordinance enforcement has created more agenda items for the Columbia City Board of Works and Safety.Those who violate Columbia City ordinances can appeal to the board. Two families who made appeals Tuesday had their requests satisfied.Christine Broni lives on Old Trail Road near the edge of town. She and her husband were cited for having two horses on the property as well as chickens, a violation of the animal ordinance.Broni, who spoke at the meeting Tuesday, said horses were permitted when they bought the property. She requested that her property be grandfathered in under the ordinance.To read the rest of this story, see the May 15 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook and twitter.