(A)   Duty of Police Department. The Animal Control Officer shall impound animals, issue citations to owners and enforce all other provisions of this chapter.
   (B)   Impound; animals at large or a public nuisance. The Animal Control Officer shall impound any animal found to be at large or a public nuisance pursuant to § 90.01.
   (C)   Impound terms and fees. Any impounded animal shall be detained until the owner pays outstanding citations and the costs incurred by the animal control shelter in apprehending, transporting, treating and housing the animal. Quarantine provisions of § 90.07, if applicable, shall prescribe extended release terms and fees.
   (D)   Report of impounded animals. The Animal Control Officer shall, within 24 hours after impounding an animal, post a report with the Police Department stating the kind of animal impounded and describing it by color, marks or brands and a date of impound.
   (E)   Disposition of unclaimed animals. Any impounded animal that has not been claimed and fees paid within 72 hours of impound shall be made available for adoption, sale or humanely destroyed.
   (F)   Impeding the Animal Control Officer. It is unlawful for any person to intervene, impede, prevent, obstruct or intimidate any member of the City Police Department or Animal Control Officer in the discharge of duties to enforce provisions of this chapter.
(1976 Code, § 6-6)  Penalty, see § 10.99