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(1) Upon the first violation of the provisions of this chapter (excepting § 91.06 only), unless otherwise specifically set forth herein, an initial warning will be given to the owner or keeper of the dog, cat or other domestic animal. Upon the second violation, a fine shall be imposed upon the owner or keeper of the dog, cat or other domestic animal in the sum of $150. In the event of a third violation, in addition to the imposition of a fine in the sum of $300, the dog, cat or other domestic animal shall be taken up and impounded and may be redeemed from County Animal Control pursuant to the provisions set forth in the County Animal Control Ordinance, including owner or keeper’s liability for any and all costs incurred or assessed thereunder. In the event of a fourth or subsequent violation, the dog, cat or other domestic animal may be immediately impounded and delivered to Will County Animal Control and a fine shall be imposed upon the owner or keeper in the sum of $500.
(2) Notwithstanding any provision contained herein to the contrary, upon the exercise of sound and reasonable judgment by the Village Administrator or Chief of Police that a dog, cat or other domestic animal is deemed dangerous or vicious pursuant to § 91.05(H), the animal shall be immediately taken up and impounded and delivered to the Will County Animal Control or other designated agency for a permanent disposition, including, but not limited to, euthanization. The costs of service and procedures may be imposed against the owner or keeper in the reasonable discretion of the Village Administrator or Chief of Police.
(B) Additional remedies. Nothing contained herein shall limit any remedies available to the village pursuant to statute, including, but not limited to, enforcement of the Animal Control Act (ILCS Ch. 510, Act 5, § 15) or the Illinois Administrative Code
(8 Ill. Adm. Code 30.140)
(Ord. 911, passed 4-16-2008)