(A)   (1)   When dogs are apprehended and impounded by the County Animal Control Warden, he shall give notice of not less than seven days to the owner, if known. The notice shall be mailed to the last known address of the owner. An affidavit or testimony of the Warden, or his authorized agent, who mails the notice shall be prima facie evidence of the receipt of the notice by the owner of that dog. In case the owner of any impounded dog desires to make redemption thereof, he or she may do so on the following conditions:
         (a)   Present proof of current rabies inoculation, and registration, if applicable;
         (b)   Pay for the rabies inoculation of the dog, and registration, if applicable;
         (c)   Pay the pound for the board of the dog for the period it was impounded; and
         (d)   Pay into the Animal Control Fund an additional impoundment fee as prescribed by the County Board as a penalty for the first offense and for each subsequent offense.
      (2)   This shall be in addition to any other penalties invoked under this chapter.
(Ill. Rev. Stat., Ch. 8, § 10-360)
   (B)   Animals which are impounded pursuant to the provisions of this chapter shall be kept in the county pound until redeemed or otherwise disposed of. Animals shall be held for at least seven days for redemption. Any person who seeks to redeem any impounded animal that is so impounded shall pay a fee of $      ; a fee of $70 for the second time; and a fee of $125 for the third redemption and a $125 redemption fee for each additional occasion during a 12-month period.
(Ord. 504, passed 1-3-83)