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A. The owner of an animal that has been classified as dangerous or vicious may appeal this classification under section 8.15.060 of this title by written notification to the office of animal services within ten (10) days after receiving written notification from the owner.
B. For a dangerous animal classification, the owner shall take whatever measures are necessary to prevent any future incidents from occurring until final disposition of the appeal.
C. The classification of dangerous or vicious animal shall be upheld or revoked by a written decision within five (5) days, excluding legal holidays and weekends, after the appeal hearing.
D. The owner will be responsible for payment of all the office of animal services' boarding costs and other fees required to humanely and safely keep the animal at the animal shelter through the administrative appeals process and any disposition of the animal at issue. (Ord. 21-14, 2014)