§ 90.71  Reclaiming Impounded Animal; Fees
   (a)   The owner of any animal impounded may redeem said animal prior to disposal by the payment of impoundment fees as set forth in §§ 4.00 and 4.01 of the Fee Schedule (listed in Appendix 1 of this Code), plus any feeding or other expenses incurred during the impoundment of any spay/neutering fees.  At the expiration of the period of time for redemption, the animal will be disposed of as deemed appropriate.
   (b)   The disposition of any animals impounded on grounds of cruel or inhumane treatment shall be determined by the court of jurisdiction.
Editor's note:
   State law reference - Authority to prohibit cruelty to animals is found in V.T.C.A., Penal Code, § 42.11.
   (c)   It shall be the duty of the Animal Control Officer, or any of his or her deputies, or any city police officer(s) to pay all moneys collected under the terms of this chapter to the City Secretary.
(Am. Ord. 06-2006-01, passed 6-6-06)