505.01  ANIMALS RUNNING AT LARGE.
   (a)    No person being the owner of or having charge of any animal permitted under these Codified Ordinances within the City limits shall permit such animal to run at large upon any public place, or upon any unenclosed lands, or upon the premises of another.
   (b)    No person being the owner of or having charge of any dog, whether wearing a registration tag or not, shall permit it to run at large upon any public place or upon the premises of another. No owner, keeper or harborer of any female dog shall permit such dog to go beyond the premises of such owner or keeper at any time that such dog is in heat, unless such dog is properly in leash. The owner or keeper of every dog shall at all times keep such dog either confined upon the premises of the owner or keeper, or under reasonable control of some person.
   (c)    The running at large of any such animal in or upon any of the places mentioned in this section, is prima facie evidence that it is running at large in violation of this section.
   (d) Whoever violates this section is guilty of a minor misdemeanor on a first offense, but shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the fourth degree for each subsequent offense within one year after conviction for the first offense and shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the third degree for each subsequent offense within one year after conviction of the second offense.
(Ord. 38-1983. Passed 7-12-83.)