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(a) Establishment of Fund. The Animal Care and Control Welfare Fund is established as a category four fund to receive all fees that may be collected by the Animal Care and Control Department for the adoption, redemption or surrender of animals and for the care and feeding of animals by the Animal Care and Control Department, and all fees collected by the Tax Collector for dog licenses, dog kennel licenses, cat registrations, and licenses for businesses that maintain animals in the course of their business, including but not limited to businesses licensed under the Business and Tax Regulations Code Sections 221, 221.2 and 249.5. The fund shall also be used as a gift fund to receive all donations of money that may be offered to the Animal Care and Control Department. The gift fund is designated as a category eight fund.
(b) Use of Fund. Said special fund shall be known and designated as the San Francisco Animal Control and Welfare Fund. The monies in this fund shall be expended solely for the purposes of defraying the cost of operating the Animal Care and Control Department exclusive of personnel costs.
(c) Equipment, Property and Services. Through the gift fund, the Department of Animal Care and Control is authorized to accept all gifts of money, equipment, property, supplies and services, not to exceed $50,000 in value each gift, for the uses and purposes described in subsection (b).
(Added by Ord. 316-00, File No. 001911, App. 12/28/2000; amended by Ord. 249-10, File No. 100873, App. 10/22/2010)