(a)   Impoundment. Every animal found by an or licensed peace officer to be in violation of state law or city code may be impounded in the . All animals impounded shall be confined in a humane manner.
   (b)   Record keeping. The shall maintain records of animals in his or her custody, in accordance with applicable state law, and such records shall include the following:
      (1)   The description of the animal by species, breed, sex, approximate age and other distinguishing traits;
      (2)   The location at which the animal was seized;
      (3)   The date of seizure;
      (4)   The name and address of the from whom the animal was received; and
      (5)   The name and address of the to whom the animal was transferred.
   (c)   Notification to . Immediately upon impounding an animal, a city or licensed peace officer shall make every reasonable effort to locate and notify the of the impounded animal.
(Ord. 2010-28, passed 11-1-2010)