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(A) It shall be the duty of such employees and officers of the Police Department as shall be designated for that purpose by the Mayor to take up and impound in such place as may be designated and set apart for that purpose, any dog found running at large or unlicensed in the village, contrary to any of the provisions of this chapter or other regulations of the village.
(B) When dogs are found running at large or unlicensed and their ownership is known to the designated employee(s), such dogs may be impounded at the discretion of such employee(s), but the employee(s) may cite the owner of such dog to answer charges of violation of this chapter.
(C) Any dog permitted to run at large within the village is hereby declared to be a nuisance.
(D) Any impounded dog which shall not be redeemed within seven days shall be humanely destroyed or otherwise disposed of by the poundkeeper.
(E) The village may establish a reasonable fee by motion for each day that a dog is housed in the pound.
(1999 Code, § 3-2-8)
Related provisions, see 510 ILCS 5/10