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(A) Except for guide dogs registered under R.C. § 955.011 and dogs kept by an institution or organization for teaching and research purposes under R.C. § 955.16, no person shall own, keep or harbor a dog more than three months of age without annually registering such dog with the County Auditor. Failure of any dog at any time to wear a valid registration tag shall be prima facie evidence of lack of registration and subject such a dog to impounding and disposition as provided by R.C. § 955.16.
(B) The Safety Director is authorized to establish rules, regulations and fees necessary for the enforcement of the provisions of this chapter dealing with dogs, including the removal of the dangerous dog designation. The Safety Director is authorized to charge an annual fee, not to exceed $50, for the registration of a dangerous or vicious dog.
(2003 Code, § 90.07) (Ord. 3447, passed 1-3-2002) Penalty, see § 90.99