505.02  DOGS AND OTHER ANIMALS RUNNING AT LARGE.
     (a)     No person being the owner or having charge of cattle, horses, swine, sheep, geese, ducks, goats, turkeys, chickens or other fowl or animals shall permit them to run at large upon any public place, or upon any unenclosed lands or upon the premises of another. 
   (b)     No owner, keeper or harborer of any female dog shall permit it to go beyond the premises of the owner, keeper or harborer at any time the dog is in heat, unless the dog is properly in leash.
   (c)   No owner, keeper or harborer of any dog shall fail at any time to keep it either physically confined or restrained upon the premises of the owner, keeper or harborer by a leash, tether, adequate fence, supervision or secure enclosure to prevent escape, or under reasonable control of some person
 
   (d)     Except as indicated in Section (e) No owner, keeper or harborer, of any cat shall fail at any time to keep it either physically confined or restrained upon the premises of the owner, keeper or harborer by a leash, tether, adequate fence, supervision or secure enclosure to prevent escape, or under reasonable control of some person
   (e)    It shall be unlawful for any person to feed feral cats if such feeding of feral cats causes a nuisance to neighbors or creates a condition contrary to the health, safety and welfare of the community.  Any person feeding stray or feral cats can only do so if said person is cooperating with any humane program sponsored by the Village or operating under the Village's auspices, that traps feral cats for the purpose of spaying/neutering cats, immunizing cats from rabies, "tipping the cat's left ear and then returning the cat to its environment in the general vicinity in which it is trapped.  Any feeding of a feral cat pursuant to a humane program sponsored by the Village must be done on the person's property and not on public property.  It shall be unlawful for any person to destroy said traps or to release any cats which have been captured pursuant to the Village program.
   (f)   The running at large of any such animal in or upon any of the places mentioned in this section is prima-facie evidence that it is running at large in violation of this section.
   (g)   Whoever violates this subsection (a) hereof is guilty of a misdemeanor of the fourth degree.
   (h)   (1)   Whoever violates subsection (b), (c), (d), or (e) hereof is guilty of a minor misdemeanor for a first offense and a misdemeanor of the fourth degree for each subsequent offense.
      (2)     In addition to the penalties prescribed in subsection (f)(1) hereof, if the offender is guilty of a violation of subsection (b) or (c) hereof, the court may order the offender to personally supervise the dog that he owns, keeps or harbors, to cause that dog to complete dog obedience training, or to do both.  (Ord. 11-2016.  Passed 5-19-16.)