CHAPTER II. ANIMAL CONTROL AND REGULATION

 


ARTICLE 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS. 1

2-101. Definitions. 1

2-102. Animal control officer; duty to impound; citation alternative. 2

2-103. Same; capture/destruction. 2

2-104. Same; right of entry; unlawful interference. 3

2-105. Municipal pound established. 3

2-106. Breaking pound. 3

2-107. Cruelty to animals. 3

2-108. Same; exceptions. 4

2-109. Keeping animals. 5

2-110. Animal traps. 5

2-111. Nuisance; animal activities prohibited. 5

2-112. Noisy animals. 6

2-113. Animal confines; shelters. 6

2-113a.  Same; stockyards; commercial holding pens. 6

2-114. Death of animals. 7

2-115. Vicious animals. 7

2-116. Running at large. 9

2-117. Impoundment; fee; notice; record. 9

2-118. Redemption of impounded animals. 9

2-119. Impoundment of rabies suspects. 10

2-119a.  Impoundment of rabies suspects. 10

2-120. Animals bitten by rabid animals. 10

2-121. Vehicular accidents involving animals. 11

2-122. Emergency; proclamation. 11

2-123. Additional Animal(s) Permit (AAP). 11

2-124. Application. 12

2-125. Fee. 12

2-126. Issuance. 12

2-127. Transfer 13

2-128. Grounds for revocation or denial 13

2-129. Appeal of revocation or denial 13

2-130. Animal census. 13

2-131. Picketing. 13

2-132. Schedule of Fines. 14

ARTICLE 2.  DOGS GENERALLY.. 15

2-201. Registration and vaccination required; fee. 15

2-202. Dog tags. 15

2-203. Same; counterfeit tag. 15

2-204. Evidence of vaccination. 16

2-205. Visiting dogs. 16

2-206. Running at large; fine. 16

2-207. Impoundment; record; notice; redemption; minimum fee. 16

2-208. Disposition of unclaimed dogs. 17

2-209. Confinement of dogs in heat. 17

2-210. Muzzling. 18

ARTICLE 3.  DANGEROUS DOGS. 19

2-301. Definitions. 19

2-302. Dangerous dogs prohibited. 19

2-303. Existing dogs; exception. 19

2-304. Confinement. 20

2-305. Leash and Muzzle. 20

2-306. Spay and Neuter. 20

2-307. Tether prohibited. 20

2-308. Registration. 20

2-309. Insurance. 21

2-310. Penalties. 21

2-311. Miscellaneous. 21

ARTICLE 4.  CATS. 22

2-401. Annual license fee. 22

2-402. Vaccination for rabies. 22

2-403. Registration. 22

2-404. Impounding. 22

2-405. Owner or harborer. 22

2-406. Confinement and control. 22

2-407. Diseased cats. 23

2-408. Appointment of humanitarian. 23

2-409. Disposition of cats. 23

2-410. Nonresidents. 23

ARTICLE 5.  OTHER ANIMALS. 24

2-501. Exotic animals. 24

2-502. Animal control officer; fines. 25