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.    Animal traps. 4

2-110.    Nuisance; animal activities prohibited. 5

2-111.    Noisy animals. 5

2-112.    Animal confines: shelters. 5

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

2-114.    Death of animals. 7

2-115.    Vicious animals. 7

2-116.    Running at large. 8

2-117.    Impoundment, fee; notice; record. 8

2-118.    Redemption of impounded animals. 9

2-119.    Impoundment of rabies suspects. 9

2-120.    Animals bitten by rabid animals. 9

2-121.    Vehicular accidents involving animals. 10

2-122.    Emergency; proclamation. 10

2-123.    Kennel licenses. 10

ARTICLE 2. DOGS. 12

2-201.    Registration and vaccination required; fee. 12

2-202.    Dog tags. 12

2-203.    Same; counterfeit tag. 12

2-204.    Evidence of vaccination. 12

2-205.    Visiting dogs. 13

2-206.    Running at large: fine. 13

2-207.    Impoundment; record; notice; redemption; minimum fee. 13

2-208.    Disposition of unclaimed dogs. 14

2-209.    Confinement of dogs in heat. 14

2-210.    Muzzling. 14

ARTICLE 3. PIT BULL DOGS. 15

2-301.    Definition. 15

2-302.    Prohibition. 15

2-303.    Registration and vaccination required. 15

2-304.    Leash and muzzle. 15

2-305.    Confinement. 16

2-306.    Confinement indoors. 16

2-307.    Signs. 16

2-308.    Insurance. 16

2-309.    Identification photographs. 16

2-310.    Reporting requirements. 16

2-311.    Sale or transfer of ownership prohibited. 16

2-312.    Penalty. 17

ARTICLE 4. OTHER ANIMALS. 18

2-401.    Exotic animals. 18