§ 96.048 FEES.
   (A)   First offense.
      (1)   For a first offense, the owner of the animal will also be required to pay a redemption fee of $10 for the first day of impoundment, and a $5 boarding fee for each additional day of impoundment to regain their pet.
      (2)   Per S.C. Code § 47-3-55(E), each animal redeemed must be implanted with a microchip. This will be done at a cost of $15 to the shelter for reimbursement for the microchip, and a $5 registration fee to the Home Again to register the animal.
   (B)   Second offense. On the second offense, the initial impoundment fee increases to $25, plus $5 for each additional day for boarding.
   (C)   Third offense. The third offense will require an initial fee of $50, plus $5 for each additional day of boarding.
(Ord. 10-32-05, passed 10-5-2005)