CHAPTER II. ANIMALS AND FOWL

 


ARTICLE 1. ANIMALS AND FOWL GENERALLY   1

2-101.    Authorization. 1

2-102.    Purpose and intent. 1

2-103.    Definitions. 1

2-104.    Nuisances. 3

2-105.    Keeping of exotic animals. 3

2-106.    Keeping of numerous animals. 3

2-107.    Caring for animals. 4

2-108.    Sanitation. 4

2-109.    Cruelty to animals. 5

2-110.    Restraint and confinement - generally. 5

2-111.    Restraint of guard dogs. 5

2-112.    Restraint of vicious or dangerous animals. 6

2-113.    Property owners. 6

2-114.    Return of animal to owner. 6

2-115.    Disposition of large animals. 6

2-116.    Licensing of dogs and cats. 6

2-117.    Licensing and identification. 7

2-118.    Impoundment, 7

2-119.    Notice to owner and redemption. 8

2-120.    Enforcement. 8

2-121.    Violations and penalties. 8

2-122.    Cost of microchips. 9

ARTICLE 2. DANGEROUS DOGS. 10

2-201.    Authorization. 10

2-202     Purpose and intent. 10

2-203.    Definitions. 10

2-204.    Procedure for declaring a dog dangerous. 11

2-205.    Notification of dangerous dog declaration. 12

2-206.    Hearing on dangerous dog declaration. 12

2-207.    Appeal from dangerous dog declaration. 12

2-208.    Keeping of dangerous dogs. 13

2-209.    Permit and tag required for a dangerous dog. 14

2-210.    Pit bull dogs presumed dangerous. 14

2-211.    Notification of intent to impound. 14

2-212.    Immediate impoundment. 15

2-213.    Impoundment hearing. 15

2-214.    Destruction. 15

2-215.    Appeal from order of humane destruction. 16

2-216.    Change of ownership. 16