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(A) In the event a violation of §§ 90.02 through 90.04 involves a vicious dog, whether such determination has been previously made or not, the court may order the offender to obtain liability insurance pursuant to § 90.03(B); and the court, in addition to any other penalty, may also order that the vicious dog be humanely destroyed by a licensed veterinarian or the Animal Control Officer, and that the offender shall pay all expenses, including shelter, food, veterinary, destruction expenses necessitated by the seizure of any dog for the protection of the public or the violation of §§ 90.02 through 90.04.
(2) The Animal Control Officer shall further preliminarily designate such dogs as “dangerous dogs” or “vicious dogs” as he or she may deem necessary as a result of his or her own personal knowledge, or as a result of a written, signed complaint made by any member of the public, or based on such other information provided to or obtained by the Animal Control Officer which he or she deems to be sufficient to cause such a determination to be made, and to give notice of such determination to the owner, keeper, or harborer of such dangerous or vicious dogs, and to the Board of Commissioners.
(Ord. 2014-01-03, passed 1-13-2014) Penalty, see § 90.99