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Each person who shall possess, keep or maintain any wild, or nondomesticated animal, including any wild animal native to the State of Illinois, shall upon demand by the Executive Director or his authorized representative, furnish proof of compliance with such restrictions and/or permit requirements as may be imposed by statutes of the State of Illinois and/or federal law. The Executive Director or his authorized representative shall be empowered to demand surrender of any animal possessed, kept or maintained in the absence of proof of such compliance or in violation of the city ordinance relative to zoning regulation and to make whatever disposition of it as may be prescribed under Department policies.
It shall be a violation of this ordinance for any person to refuse to surrender any animal kept in noncompliance.
(Prior code § 98-16; Amend Coun. J. 11-16-16, p. 37901, Art. I, § 34)