Imagine a place where you could have pigs as pets. That thought was the topic of discussion at the city council meeting in Topeka Tuesday night.
City Council members are thinking of changing an ordinance after code compliance asked a woman in Topeka to get rid of her pig in the city’s limits. According to one of the city’s ordinances, you’re not allowed to have a pig as a pet in the city’s limits. However, another ordinance made years later says you are allowed to have hoof stock — which are members of the horse family — which pigs fall under. But, councilman, Brendan Jensen from District 6 says pigs are classified as both hoof stock and swine, making this confusion something City Council members have to work through.
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