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(a) Any stray animal may be immediately impounded by an animal control officer.
(b) An animal control officer may return a stray animal recovered in the field if the animal control officer determines that its owner resides within three miles of the site of recovery. If the animal is left with the owner, the owner shall not be liable for the redemption fee established in Section 7-12-120(a).
(Prior code § 98-3.1; Amend Coun. J. 10-2-95, p. 8604; Amend Coun. J. 3-14-07, p. 99838, § 1; Amend Coun. J. 11-21-17, p. 61755, Art. XII, § 1; Amend Coun. J. 4-18-18, p. 75057, § 1)