505.13  USE OF ANIMALS FOR THE DEFENSE OF PROPERTY.
   (a)   No person shall use or employ specially trained attack dogs or any other animal capable of attacking or inflicting physical harm to human beings in the protection of any property or premises within the City without first having registered the premises so protected with the Department of Public Safety.
   (b) All persons using or employing a dog or other animal for the purposes set forth in subsection (a) hereof shall register the same with the Police Division on forms to be furnished by the Division. A conspicuous notice and warning of the employment or of the use of such dog or animal shall be placed at the front or main entrance or doorway to the premises by the person using or employing such dog or animal.
   (c)   Whoever violates or fails to comply with any of the provisions of this section is guilty of a minor misdemeanor on a first offense; on each subsequent offense such person is guilty of a misdemeanor of the fourth degree.
(Bill 1974-137. Passed 5-6-74.)