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(A) It shall be unlawful for any person to own, keep or harbor any dog within the city, unless a current registration permit has been issued for the dog in accordance with this section.
(B) The owner of any dog within the city shall make application to the Director of Public Safety of the city or his or her representative for a registration permit for the dog. The application shall contain information on the dog’s description, date of vaccination, and name, address and telephone number of the owner, keeper or harborer. The owner, keeper or harborer shall also present to the Director of Public Safety of the city or his or her representative a current certificate of vaccination issued for such dog in accordance with § 93.05 above.
(C) The application described in this section shall be accompanied by a fee as determined by the City Council.
(D) Upon the owner’s compliance with the above provisions of this section, the Director of Public Safety or his or her representative shall issue a registration permit for the dog, together with a metal tag, which tag shall be attached to the dog’s collar.
(E) A permit issued under this section shall be valid for the calendar year in which issued and shall be renewed on or before January 1 of the following year.
(F) If a permit tag issued under this section is lost or stolen, it may be replaced after payment of a fee as determined by the City Council and presentation of the registration permit. If both the tag and registration permit are lost or stolen, a new permit must be purchased at the regular fee as specified in the approved fee schedule.
(G) Any false statement in a rabies certification, or application for a permit under this section, shall render null and void the permit issued for the dog and shall subject the dog to being impounded in accordance with the provisions of this chapter, and is considered a violation of division (B) above.
(2005 Code, § 9-2-6) (Ord. 101116A, passed 11-16-2010) Penalty, see § 10.99