A.   All applications for a permit required by section 6.7.111 of this article shall be made on the prescribed form. A fee of twenty five dollars ($25.00) shall accompany the application, five dollars ($5.00) of which shall be considered an application fee and shall not be refunded if the permit is denied.
   B.   After determining that the animal will be treated humanely and will not endanger the health or safety of the surrounding neighborhood or cause a nuisance, the City shall issue to the applicant an exotic animal permit. In making the determination, the City may inspect the premises on which the animal is to be kept.
   C.   Any exotic animal permit issued pursuant to this section shall be valid for one year and must be renewed annually by the owner or applicant. This permit shall be nontransferable. (1980 Code; Ord. 91-32; Ord. 01-42; Ord. 03-31)