§ 90.22  DUTY OF LINCOLN COUNTY ANIMAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT PER LINCOLN COUNTY § 92.04 FOR THE FOLLOWING.
   (A)   It is hereby declared the duty of the Lincoln County Animal Services Department to pick up any dog going at large per Lincoln County § 92.11  Impoundment and Adoption.
   (B)   Any dog at large picked up by the Lincoln County Animal Services Department shall be held or redeemed per Lincoln County § 92.11  Impoundment and Adoption.
   (C)   Animal bites.  The Animal Services Supervisor or his or her designee shall be responsible for the county investigation of all reported animal bites, and for the quarantine of any animal involved for a period of ten days.
   (D)   Animal shelter. The Animal Services Supervisor or his or her designee shall be responsible for the county animal shelter's operation and maintenance.
   (E)   Arrest and enforcement.  Animal Services Officers shall have the power to enforce all animal control laws of the state and violations of this subchapter in cooperation with the Health Director and by the authority of the County Sheriff.
   (F)   Investigations.  The Officer shall:
      (1)   Investigate all complaints of cruelty or abuse to any animal;
      (2)   Investigate complaints involving and concerning animals and animal welfare; and
      (3)   Investigate kennels and pet shops to ensure they are in compliance with animal control laws of the state and this subchapter.
   (G)   Rabies control.  The Animal Services Officer shall enforce and carry out all rabies control laws of the state and this subchapter.
   (H)   Seizure and impoundment.  The Officer shall be responsible for the seizure and impoundment of dogs and cats in violation of any animal control law of the state or this subchapter.
(Prior Code, § 3-22) (Ord. O-09-18, passed 9-4-18)  Penalty, see § 10.99