§ 90.99  PENALTY.
   (A)   Each violation of any section of this chapter for which no other penalty is provided shall subject the violator to a fine of not less than $100 nor more than $1,000 for each offense.
   (B)   Any person convicted of a violation of any provision of §§ 90.16 or 90.25 shall be assessed a fine of not less than $250 nor more than $1,000 for each offense.
   (C)   Any person convicted of a violation of § 90.15 shall be assessed a fine of not less than $150 nor more than $1,000 for each offense.
   (D)   Any person convicted of a violation of § 90.22 shall be assessed a fine of not less than $500 nor more than $1,500 for each offense.
   (E)   Any person convicted of a violation of § 90.23 shall be assessed a fine of not less than $300 nor more than $1,500 for each offense.
   (F)   Any person convicted of a violation of any of the provisions of §§ 90.31 or 90.32 shall be assessed a fine of not less than $150 nor more than $1,000 for each offense.  Each day that a violation continues shall constitute a separate offense.
   (G)   In the event that a violation resulted in damage or injury, the violator, in addition to any other penalty imposed hereunder, shall be ordered to pay restitution for the damage or injury.
   (H)   In addition to any other penalty imposed hereunder, upon conviction for violating § 90.16 or § 90.25, the violator shall be ordered to forfeit to the Animal Control Officer the animal or animals that are the basis of the conviction.  Upon an order of forfeiture, the convicted person is deemed to have permanently relinquished all rights to the animal or animals that are the basis of the conviction.  The forfeited animal or animals shall be adopted or humanely euthanized.  In no event may the convicted person or anyone residing in his or her household be permitted to adopt the forfeited animal or animals.  A court or hearing officer may further order that the convicted person and persons dwelling in the same household as the convicted person who conspired, aided, or abetted in the unlawful act that was the basis of the conviction, or who knew or should have known of the unlawful act, may not own, harbor, or have custody or control of any other animals for a period of time deemed reasonable by the court or hearing officer.
   (I)   In addition to any other penalty imposed hereunder, a court or hearing officer may order the following sanctions and remedies:
      (1)   Obedience training for the animal(s) in question;
      (2)   Muzzling of an animal while off the property of the owner;
      (3)   Confinement of an animal indoors;
      (4)   Confinement of an animal in a secure enclosure;
      (5)   Reduction of the number of animals kept at any one location;
      (6)   Removal of an animal from the custody of the animal’s owner or custodian in cases of neglect or cruelty;
      (7)   The sterilization of an animal;
      (8)   A ban on maintaining other animals in the city;
      (9)   Immediate euthanization of the animal; and,
      (10)   Any other measure or sanction designed to eliminate a violation, prevent future violations, or protect the health and safety of the public.
   (J)   In addition to any other penalty imposed hereunder, the violator shall be ordered to pay all of the costs and fees incurred by the City in prosecuting the violation, which shall include but not be limited to the costs associated with an administrative adjudication proceeding or court proceeding, and reasonable attorney's fees.
(Ord. 8314, passed 6-3-03; Am. Ord. 8330, passed 12-2-03; Am. Ord. 8633, passed 2-3-09)