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. 2

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. 4

2-110. Animal traps. 5

2-111. Nuisance; animal activities prohibited. 5

2-112. Noisy animals. 5

2-113. Animal confines; shelters. 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. 9

2-119a.       Impoundment of rabies suspects. 10

2-120. Animals bitten by rabid animals. 10

2-121. Vehicular accidents involving animals. 10

2-122. Emergency; proclamation. 11

2-123. Kennel licenses. 11

ARTICLE 2.  DOGS AND CATS. 13

2-201. Registration and vaccination required; fee. 13

2-202. Dog and cat tags. 13

2-203. Same; counterfeit tag. 13

2-204. Evidence of vaccination. 13

2-205. Visiting dogs and cats. 14

2-206. Running at large; fine. 14

2-207. Impoundment; record; notice; redemption; minimum fee. 14

2-208. Disposition of unclaimed dogs. 15

2-209. Confinement of dogs in heat. 15

2-210. Tethering/picketing. 15

2-211. Muzzling. 16

ARTICLE 3.  PIT BULL DOGS. 17

2-301. Animals; keeping prohibited. 17

2-302. Keeping of registered pit bulls. 17

2-303. Violations and penalties. 18

ARTICLE 4. OTHER ANIMALS. 19

2-401. Exotic animals. 19