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The applicant shall submit the information set forth in divisions (A) through (G) of this section to the Chief of Police for each permit, permit amendment or permit renewal. The Chief of Police, at his or her discretion, may recommend to the City Council that the permit fee be waived. Any false statements made by an applicant on the permit application will render the application null and void, and subject applicant to the penalties as may be provided by law.
(A) Name, complete address and telephone number. If the applicant is a corporation, partnership or other legal entity, the agent designated to represent the organization shall also provide the information. The applicant, permittee or designee must notify the Chief of Police in writing of any change of address or name within seven days of the change;
(B) Location where the restricted animal(s) will be housed. Facilities for holding permitted restricted animal(s) must be located on the premises on which the permittee resides, or shall have a full-time caretaker to supervise the care and security of the facilities;
(C) Current animal inventory, including the common and scientific name, sex, age and source of each animal, any permanent identification on the animal and identification of animals that have injured and/or killed a human being. The permittee must notify the Chief of Police within 24 hours of the addition, removal or death of a restricted animal listed on the inventory;
(D) A copy of the current USDA permits approving the possession of each species listed on the animal inventory;
(E) A signed statement by a veterinarian accredited by the USDS that he or she is the veterinarian of record and which includes the veterinarian’s printed name, address, phone number and license number. The veterinarian shall certify that he or she has observed each of the applicant’s animal(s) at least once during the prior year and that they have been appropriately immunized, housed and cared for;
(F) A plan for a quick and safe recapture of the animals(s), or if recapture is impossible, for the destruction of any animal held under the permit; and
(G) A plan for the emergency evacuation of the facility holding the restricted animal(s), to be updated within 30 days of any structural changes to the facility.
(1980 Code, § 22.605) (Ord. 9001, passed 1-26-2004) Penalty, see § 90.999