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ARTICLE 3
ANIMALS AND FOWLS
 
Editor’s note:  The Department of Animal Regulation and the Board of Animal Regulation Commissioners were renamed “Department of Animal Services” and “Board of Animal Services Commissioners”, respectively, by Ord. No. 174,735, Eff. 9/13/02.
 
 
Section
53.00   Definitions.
53.01   Pound, Hours Open.
53.02   Issuing of Badges to Department – Department Members as Police Officers.
53.02.1   Board, Duties of.
53.03   Inspections.
53.03.1   Minimum Age – Duties of Employees.
53.04   Unenclosed Premises, Impounding.
53.05   Impounding. Duty of Police.
53.06   Animals at Large.
53.06.1   Maximum Number of Dogs and Cats.
53.06.2   Restraint of Dogs.
53.06.3   Trapping – Permit Required.
53.06.4   Certain Animals Declared to Be a Public Nuisance – Summary Destruction Authorized.
53.06.5   Feeding of Non-domesticated Mammalian Predators Prohibited.
53.07   Animals on Unenclosed Premises.
53.08   Animals in Los Angeles River Bed.
53.09   Stray Animals.  Notice Required.
53.10   Permitting Animals to Go Without Care – Duty to Enter and Remove Same.
53.11   Animals.  Impounding – Sale.
53.12   Animal Shelter Adoption Fee Schedule.
53.12.1   Uncared for Animals – Impounding.
53.12.2   Impoundment of Unaltered Dogs and Cats – Civil Penalties.
53.13   Redemption Fees.
53.14   Records of Impounded Animals.
53.15   Dog License Tax – Penalties.
53.15.1   Equine License Fee.
53.15.2   Breeding and Transfer of Dogs and Cats.
53.15.3   Dog License Fee.
53.15.4   Veterinarians and Others Authorized to Distribute Dog License Applications or Sell Dog Licenses.
53.15.5   Electronic Animal Identification Device.
53.17   Licenses – What to State.
53.18   Record of Licenses.
53.18.5   Hearing Procedures and License Revocations.
53.19   Cat Tag – Issuance of.
53.21   Dog Tags – Wearing of and Registry.
53.22   Dog Tag – Must Be Official.
53.23   Dog Tags – Removal of.
53.24   Receipt – Certificate – Failure to Exhibit.
53.25   Collection – Depositing of.
53.26   License Taxes – Right to Sue for Recovery.
53.27   Transfer of Ownership; Notice Required.
53.28   Harboring of Unlicensed Dogs.
53.29   Female Dogs and Cats, Straying During Season.
53.30   Keeping of Diseased or Crippled Animals.
53.31   Public Spay and Neuter Clinic.
53.32   Animals – Disposal of.
53.33   Vicious Animals – Private Premises.
53.34   Animals at Large.
53.34.1   Menacing Dogs.
53.34.2   Impoundment – Biting or Attacking Animal.
53.34.3   Restricted Dog Permit.
53.34.4   Dangerous Animal – Procedures.
53.35   Animals – Transportation of.
53.36   Resisting Officers or Employees.
53.37   Dogs – Exemptions.
53.38   Wild Animals – Keeping – Permit.
53.39   Wild Animals – Power of Department Over.
53.39.1   Wild or Exotic Animal – Exhibition.
53.40   Bull Fights.
53.41   Animals – Food Poisoning.
53.42   Animals, Sale of – as Novelties – on Streets.
53.43   Pigeons – Feeding – Restricted Area.
53.44   Veterinaries - Notices of Death of Animals.
53.45   Veterinaries - Retention of Dead Animals.
53.46   Wild Birds – Impounding – Crating.
53.47   Breeding Animals – Enclosures.
53.48   Song Birds – Killing.
53.49   Dogs - Dog Defecation to Be Removed by Owners.
53.50   Permits.
53.51   Vaccination of Dogs Required.
53.52   Exemptions.
53.53   Duty of Veterinarians Performing Vaccinations.
53.54   Vaccination Certificates, Proof of Sterilization and Other Proof to Be Retained by Owner.
53.55   Dogs on Beaches Prohibited – Exception.
53.56   Imported Dogs.
53.57   Unlawful Possession – Certificates.
53.58   Rules and Regulations.
53.59   Animals – Distances – Separation from Dwelling.
53.60   Carrier and Homing Pigeons – Permits.
53.62   Animals; Burial of.
53.63   Barking Dog Noise.
53.64   Regulation of Sentry Dog Services.
53.65   Maiming, Injuring or Killing Animals During Performance.
53.66   Guard Dogs.
53.67   Animal Sacrifice.
53.68   Fees for Services to Subdividers.
53.69   Fees for Trap Rental.
53.70   Care and Maintenance of Dogs.
53.71   Roosters – Limit.
53.72   Declawing of Cats or Other Animals – Prohibition.
53.73   Sale of Commercially Bred Dogs, Cats and Rabbits in Pet Stores – Prohibition.
53.74   Bullhooks – Prohibition on Use.
53.75   Prohibition to Sell, Trade, or Distribute Fur Products.