604.16  ENFORCEMENT.
   (a)   A duly qualified and sworn Animal Control Officer, hired and selected by SVAS, shall have full authority to enforce this chapter and all other powers bestowed upon an Animal Control Officer under the dog law.
   (b)   For the purpose of discharging the duties imposed by this chapter and the dog law, and enforcing the provisions of same, any Animal Control Officer or Municipal Police Officer is hereby empowered to enter upon any private property to determine whether a violation has occurred or is occurring; to issue notices of violation to owners of dogs running at large; and/or to impound dogs found to be in violation of this chapter. Said officers are hereby authorized to be vested in all powers, duties, responsibilities authorized under the dog law or this chapter to be delegated to said officers. 
(Ord. 13-20.  Passed 12-16-2020)