Skip to code content (skip section selection)
(A) All animal bites of human beings shall be reported to the Animal Commissioner’s Department within 24 hours after occurrence.
(B) Such report shall include: the name and address of the person bitten; the name and address of the owner of the biting animal, if obtainable; a reasonable description of the animal; the date and time of day of the injury; the part of the body on which the bite was inflicted; and, if possible, whether the biting animal has been vaccinated against rabies.
(C) The responsibility for so reporting is mutually charged to attending medical personnel, veterinarians, owners of the biting animals, persons bitten, and other persons who may have knowledge of the occurrence.
(Ord. passed 5-14-1987) Penalty, see § 10.99