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(A) Application for permits may be made at the Department, in person, or by mail, and shall include the name and address of applicant, permit applied for, information Regarding the animal(s) including number, description, sterilization status, rabies vaccination status, and appropriate fees.
(B) Permits are issued for a period of one year, commencing on the date of issuance and shall be subject to annual renewal. Owners must contact the Department with changes of address, telephone, or ownership. Failure to keep contact information current may prevent the Department from contacting an owner.
(C) The Department shall issue a written permit, which includes the permit number and type of permit. In addition, the Department shall issue the owner a durable tag stamped with the pet registration number and year of issuance for each pet registration included with an approved permit.
(D) The Department shall maintain records of the identifying current permit number and pet registration tag for each animal properly permitted and registered by the Department.
(F) The owner or harborer of an animal(s) who moves into the city for the purposes of establishing a residence, or who becomes a resident of the city as a result of annexation, shall have 30 days thereafter to obtain the proper permit(s) required by this chapter.
(G) All permits will be issued under this section only after inspection and approval by the Department, provided all other requirements of this chapter are met.
(H) A late fee will be assessed for a permit renewal that is in excess of 30 days beyond the expiration date. A permit reinstatement fee will be assessed when requesting re-inspection for approval after a revocation of a permit has occurred.
(Ord. G-23-18, passed 9-25-18)