APPENDIX A:  NOTICE OF IMPOUNDMENT OF ANIMAL
To:   
   (Name and address of person believed to be animal’s owner)
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the following animal has been captured and impounded:
 
Type of Animal:
Dog
Cat
Other
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Breed:
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Color:
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Tag No., if applicable:
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Other identifying characteristics:
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   The animal was found running at large at                                                                       , Chatham, IL, on                                         , 200     , at                         a.m./p.m. and was therefore captured and impounded in accordance with animal control provisions of the Village of Chatham Code of Ordinances.
   The Village of Chatham believes that you may be the owner of the animal.  The animal may be redeemed at the Sangamon County Animal Control Center, 2100 Shale Road, Springfield, IL, 62703, after payment of impoundment fees, costs, and all applicable County charges to the Sangamon County Animal Control Center.  You should pay all fees directly to the Sangamon County Animal Control Center.  Please note that the Sangamon County Animal Control Center will require cash, certified check, or cashier’s check.
Dated this               day of                                                                 , 200        
Police Officer
Also, please take notice of the following:
1.   As set forth in § 90.22 of the Village of Chatham Code of Ordinances, the Village of Chatham’s impoundment fee is $50.  Any other violations of this ordinance other than those pertaining to vicious, dangerous, or biting animals shall be fined at $50 for the first offense and $100 for a second and subsequent offense pursuant to § 90.99.
2.   Impoundment checks should be paid directly to the Sangamon County Animal Control Center.
(Ord. 05-31, passed 7-26-05)