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TITLE 4 HEALTH AND PUBLIC SAFETY

CHAPTER 3 DOG CONTROL

SECTION 4-3-7 SEIZURE OF STRAY DOGS; NOTIFICATION OF OWNER; FEES

   
  (A)          Police Duties:  It shall be the duty of law enforcement or any other person designated by the City Council, to seize any and all dogs, whenever and wherever found, whether on public or private property within the City without a collar with such license tag or disc, as prescribed in 4-3-2; and also any and all such dogs wearing collars with such license tag or disc, whenever and wherever found, whether on public or private property, on which the owner has failed to renew the annual license; provided, that when a dog wearing a collar with a license attached has been taken up, law enforcement shall leave notice with the owner, if known, at their last known address; who may thereupon recover possession of the dog upon payment of the license fee, fine and costs.  Upon seizure of the animal, it shall be confined by the City in a proper impound for a period of not more than ten (10) days.  If the animal is not picked up, it may be humanely destroyed.
   
  (B)           B.  Fees:  Costs shall be fifteen dollars ($15.00) for pickup fee; fifteen dollars ($15.00) per day for impound fee; and twenty dollars ($20.00) for an unlicensed dog.