(A)   It shall be unlawful for any person to have or maintain a hobby kennel or cattery within the municipality without first having obtained a hobby kennel or cattery permit from the warden as herein provided.
   (B)   Any person having a hobby kennel or cattery shall make application to the warden for the permit. Upon a finding by the warden that the premises are in compliance with the law and upon payment of the permit fee, said permit will be issued.
      (1)   Permits are not transferable from one person to another person or place.
      (2)   A permit holder shall notify the warden of any change in his or her operations which may affect the status of his or her permit and shall keep the warden apprised of any change in name or location of his or her kennel.
      (3)   The hobby kennel or cattery permit shall expire December 31 of the calendar year for which it is issued. All permits shall be due January 1 of each year and shall expire on December 31 following year.
      (4)   The permit fee shall be as follows:
         (a)   For each kennel with two to ten cats: $35;
         (b)   For each kennel with 11 to 18 cats: $50; and
         (c)   For each kennel with 19 cats or more: $5 per cat.
      (5)   The above permit fee shall be in lieu of the license fee for individual cats as provided for hereinbefore in this code.
   (C)   Any decision of the warden under the provisions of this section may be appealed to the corporate authorities, which shall hear and render a decision in this matter.
(1999 Code, § 3-4-11)  Penalty, see § 90.999