§ 41.10.

CHARGES AND FEES

The Animal Control Officer shall charge and collect the following fees from the owner or guardian of any animal impounded or otherwise taken into custody:

a.

Redemption fee: $30.00.

b.

Voluntary lifetime cat registration fee: For each cat, the sum of $10.00.

c.

Spay/neuter deposit fee for dogs and cats: $50.00.

d.

For feeding and providing ordinary care for animals, $25.00 per day, except for each rabbit, bird or other small animal, the sum shall be $10.00 per day.

e.

For owner-requested euthanasia of an adult dog or cat, the sum of $25.00 each animal. For all other animals, a sum determined by the Animal Control Officer based on the size or number of animals and the actual cost of the service, not to exceed $25.00 each animal.

f.

For owner surrender of an adult dog or cat, the sum of $25.00 each animal. For all other animals, a sum determined by the Animal Control Officer based on the size or number of animals and the actual cost of the service, not to exceed $25.00 each animal.

g.

For deceased pet disposal, for each adult dog or cat, the sum of $20.00 each animal. For all other animals, a sum determined by the Animal Control Officer based on the size or number of animals and the actual cost of the service, not to exceed $20.00 each animal.

h.

For field services transport, the sum of $40.00.

i.

If the Animal Control Officer determines that payment of any fees by the owner or guardian of an animal which is impounded or otherwise taken into custody would cause extreme financial difficulty to the owner or guardian, the Animal Control Officer may, at his or her discretion, waive all or part of the fees for the animal.

j.

If any animal is impounded or otherwise taken into custody by the Animal Control Officer more than one time, the Animal Control Officer shall collect a penalty redemption fee, which shall be:

1.

For a second impoundment, two times the fee set forth in Subsection (a) above;

2.

For any third or additional impoundment, three times the fee set forth in Subsection (a) above.

k.

If an animal which is impounded or otherwise taken into custody must be spayed or neutered while in the custody of the Animal Control Officer, the Animal Control Officer shall charge an additional fee consisting of the actual expense incurred.

l.

For extraordinary care or expense provided for an animal, an additional fee consisting of the actual expense incurred shall also be charged.

History

(Added by Ord. 226-73, File No. 136-73-1, App. 6/22/73; amended by Ord. 311-76, File No. 311-76, App, 7/30/76; Ord. 360-77, App. 11/10/77; Ord. 238-87, File No. 118-87-2, App. 3/20/87; Ord. 182-89, File No. 97-89-14, App. 06/05/89; Ord. 411-94, File No. 118-94-4, App. 12/16/94; Ord. 153-02, File No. 021077, App. 7/12/02; Ord. 5-03, File No. 021645, App. 1/24/2003; Ord. 164-10, File No. 100712, App. 7/7/2010)

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