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(A) The owner or keeper of a dog, cat or domesticated animal shall keep the dog, cat or domesticated animal under restraint at all times and shall not permit such dog, cat or domesticated animal to be at large, off the premises of the property of the owner or keeper, unless the dog, cat or domesticated animal is under complete control, as defined in § 90.01 of this chapter.
(B) It shall be the duty of such employees and officers of the Police Department as shall be designated for that purpose by the Director of Public Safety to take up and impound, in such place as may be designated and set apart for that purpose, any dog, cat or domesticated animal found running at large contrary to any of the provisions of this chapter or other code of the city.
(C) When dogs, cats or domesticated animals are found running at large, and their ownership is known to the designated employees, such dogs, cats or domesticated animals may be impounded at the discretion of such employees, but the employees shall cite the owner of such dog, cat or domesticated animal to answer charges of violation of this chapter.
(1999 Code, § 90.36) (Ord. 655, passed 7-20-1970; Ord. 1682, passed 3-7-1994) Penalty, see § 90.99