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(A) No owner of a dog shall cause or permit the dog to run at large at any time during the year in any unincorporated area of the county which has been subdivided for residential purposes. All dogs kept within any unincorporated area of the county which has been subdivided for residential purposes shall be controlled, as defined within this chapter, in a manner as to prevent the dog from running at large.
(B) Any dog found running at large in violation hereof is hereby declared to be a public nuisance as defined by this chapter and shall be apprehended and impounded in the manner provided in this chapter. However, if the dog cannot be safely apprehended and impounded, the dog, may be destroyed by the County Animal Control Department; provided, further, that in all cases where the dog has bitten or caused an abrasion of the skin of a person, is so slain and period of less than ten days has elapsed since the day upon which the dog, cat or other animal bit or caused abrasion of the skin of any person, it shall be the duty of the person destroying the dog to deliver the head and brain of the dog to the County Animal Control Department after the destruction.
(1980 Code, § 90.14) (Res. 99-61, adopted 2-18-1999; Res. 01-339, adopted 8-16-2001; Res. 06-122, adopted 3-16-2006) Penalty, see § 90.99