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(A) Notice of violation. In addition to, or in lieu of, impounding any dog, cat or other animal running at large in violation of this chapter, the Chief of Police, the Animal Control Officer or any police officer may promptly issue a notice of violation to any person violating § 90.010.
(B) Notice of impoundment. In the event that the dog, cat or other animal has been impounded, a notice shall be given to the owner, if known. The notice should advise the owner of the impoundment. The notice shall be in substantially the following form:
NOTICE OF IMPOUNDMENT
You are notified that in accordance with § 90.075 of the municipal code of Quincy, that on_____, 200_at_o’clock_.m., an animal owned or kept by you was impounded at (location). To reclaim the animal, you are required to pay an impoundment fee of $5. (Note: Impound fee increases for repeated violations within a 12-month period), plus $10 for each and every day, or portion thereof, the animal is impounded. The animal may be destroyed or otherwise disposed of unless you reclaim the animal within four days of the date and time of impoundment stated above. If the last day of reclaim for any impounded animal shall fall on a day that the facility is not open, the date shall be extended to the next day the facility is open for business.
Dated: This___________________day of_________________.
(1980 Code, § 22.503) (Ord. 9001, passed 1-26-2004)