Unless otherwise specifically noted herein, a violation of any provision of city’s Animal Code, Article IV of Chapter 12, shall be a misdemeanor under state law. In addition, the provisions of this Division F shall be subject to enforcement by administrative citations and subject to civil fines pursuant to the Administrative Mediation and Hearing Process set forth in Chapter 1, Article II of this code, and nuisance service call provisions of § 12.15 as well as by Civil District Court action. If any section, subsection, sentence, clause, or phrase of this Division F is for any reason held to be invalid, such decision shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of this Division F. The City Council hereby declares that it would have adopted the Division F in each section, subsection, sentence, clause or phrase thereof, irrespective of the fact that any one or more sections, subsections, sentences, clauses or phrases be declared invalid.
(Ord. 2010-28, passed 11-1-2010)