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. 5

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. 9

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.    Kennel licenses. 11

ARTICLE 2. DOGS AND CATS. 13

2-201.    Registration. 13

2-202.    Vaccination. 13

2-203.    Evidence of neutering or spaying. 13

2-204.    Registration fee. 13

2-205.    Dog and cat tags. 13

2-206.    Visiting dogs and cats. 13

2-207.    Running at large. 14

2-208.    Impoundment. 14

2-209.    Procedure upon impoundment. 14

2-210.    Release from impoundment. 14

2-211.    Kennels. 14

2-212.    Kennel licenses. 14

2-213.    Kennel inspection. 15

2-214.    License revocation. 15

2-215.    Confinement of dogs and cats in heat. 15

2-216.    Penalty. 15

ARTICLE 3. OTHER ANIMALS. 17

2-301.    Exotic animals. 17

2-302.    Potbellied pigs. 18

2-303.    Pigeons. 19

ARTICLE 4. PIT BULL DOGS. 21

2-401.    Possession prohibited. 21

2-402.    Exceptions. 21

2-403.    Penalty. 23