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0359 Animal Control - Fees 1991CITY OF CHUBBUCK, IDAHO ORDINANCE NO. 359 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF CHUBBUCK, IDAHO, AMENDING SECTION 9.20.044 OF THE CHUBBUCK MUNICIPAL CODE TO PROVIDE FOR ADOPTION FEES AND OWNER RELEASE FEES FOR ANIMALS; TO PROVIDE RULES FOR THE RELEASE OF ANIMALS FROM THE IMPOUNDMENT FACILITY; AMENDING 9.20.045 TO CHANGE THE ADOPTION FEES; AMENDING SECTION 9.20.021 TO PROVIDE ALL LICENSE FEES DOUBLE IF NOT PAID ON TIME; REPEALING PRIOR CONFLICTING ORDINANCES; PROVIDING FOR THE SEVERABILITY OF THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ORDINANCE; PROVIDING THAT ALL OTHER SECTIONS AND PROVISIONS OF CHAPTER 9.20 NOT HEREIN AMENDED SHALL REMAIN IN FULL FORCE AND EFFECT; AND PROVIDING WHEN THIS ORDINANCE SHALL BECOME EFFECTIVE. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHUBBUCK, IDAHO: Section 1. Amended Section 9.20.044. Section 9.20.044 of the Chubbuck Municipal Code is amended to read as follows: 9.20.044 Redemption of impounded animals. The owner, keeper or lawful custodian of any animal impounded under the provisions of this chapter may reclaim such animal within sixty hours after receiving personal notice, or after the mailing o2 the notice; provided, however, that a dog shall be released to the owner or custodian only upon payment of the dog license fee, if unpaid, and payment of all impoundment charges., fees for runninq at large and costs of ............... g boardinq said animal, which charges shall be as follows: .=~'-~ Impcundmcnt 25.00 Ordinance - Page 1 dsc chbbck09.231 $ ~ O0 n~ O0 115.00 Within any 12 month period First impoundment Impoundment charqe Running at large Board charge/day Second impoundment Impoundment charge Running at large Board charge/day Third impoundment Impoundment charqe Running at large Board charge/day Animal, Cat Spayed or Neutered Dog $ 20.00 20.00 Unspayed or Unneutered Dog $ 25.00 25.00 2.00 2.50 40.00 $ 50.00 40.00 50.00 4.00 5.00 80.00 $ 100.00 80.00 100.00 8.00 10.00 No dog shall be released from impoundment until a current license for the dog has been obtained. Section 2. Amend Section 9.20.045. Section 9.20.045 of the Chubbuck Municipal Code is amended to read as follows: 9.20.045 Disposition of Unclaimed Animals and Dead Animals and Release of Animals to city. A. It shall be the duty of the animal control officer to keep, or arrange for the keeping, of all impounded animals if unclaimed, for a period of sixty hours following the giving of personal notice. If, at the expiration of such time, such animal shall not have been reclaimed, the animal control officer may place the animal in a suitable home or cause the animal to be humanely euthanized. Animals not reclaimed after the expiration of sixty hours may be released to any person other than the owner desiring to take the animal and provide it with shelter and care, upon obtaining a license as Ordinance - Page 2 dsc chbbck09.231 provided by this chapter~~.~-~.~ payment boardin~ charges, and an adoption fee ........ as follows: Un-Spayed & Unneutered Animals Female Doqs $15.00 Female Cats 10.00 Male Doqs $10.00 Male Cats 5.00 Spayed & Neutered Animals Female Doqs $10.00 Female Cats 5.00 Male Dogs $ 5.00 Male Cats 1.00 If the animal is released to any person other than the owner, the person to whom the animal is released shall be deemed a purchaser of such animal from the city, and all rights and interest of the former owner in said animal shall terminate. It shall be unlawful for any owner of an impounded animal to seek the release of said animal under this section as a way of avoiding the impoundment charges set forth in the preceding section. Animals cannot be claimed or adopted by a person under age 18, unless accompanied by a parent or ~uardian. B. The animal control officer may accept animals turned over by the owner or keeper upon receipt of the following fees: A.. A single adult animal B. Litters of five animals or less Ordinance - Page 3 dsc chbbck09.231 $15.00 15.00 Litters of over five animals 30.00 Any animal turned over to the city in this manner shall be held for adoption for 60 hours but no notice need be given to the owner under Section 9.20.045 above. B~.C. The animal control officer may dispose of the carcass of any animal found dead within the city limits. Any owner, custodian or keeper of a dead animal whose carcass is disposed of by the animal control officer shall pay the City ten dollars or the actual cost of disposal, whichever is greater, as a fee for the disposal of the carcass. Section 3. Amendment of Section 9.20.021. Section 9.20.021 of the Chubbuck Municipal Code is amended to read as follows: 9.20.021 Annual license fee. The annual license fee for dogs and kennels for each ....... ar year or part thereof shall be as follows: Neutered dog ........... $ 3.00 Unneutered dog .......... 5.00 pcr ycar Kennel ............... 10.00 The term of any license issued pursuant to this section shall be from June 1 to May 31. If the license fee is not paid by August 1 of each year for renewal licenses or within thirty days after a license becomes required for new licenses (or within sixty days of the effective date of this chapter), the above fees, includinq the kennel fee, shall double. If the keeping or harboring of three or more dogs Ordinance - Page 4 dsc chbbck09.231 is otherwise permitted at any single premises by the provisions of the Chubbuck Municipal Code, the license fee for each dog in excess of two shall be ten dollars in addition to the license fees set forth above. ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS Section 1. Repeal of Conflictinq Ordinances. The provisions of any Ordinance of the city of Chubbuck, Idaho, and any provision of the Chubbuck Municipal Code which are in conflict with the provisions of this Ordinance are hereby repealed to the extent of such conflict. All other sections and provisions of Chapter 9.20 not herein amended shall remain in full force and effect. Section 2. Severability. If any provision of this ordinance is held invalid, for any reason, by any court of competent jurisdiction, such holding shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any of the remaining provisions. Section 3. Effective Date. The rule requiring an ordinance to be read on three separate days, one of which shall be a reading in full, is hereby dispensed with, and this Ordinance shall become effective upon its passage, approval and publication as provided by law. PASSED BY THE COUNCIL AND APPROVED BY THE MAYOR OF THE CITY OF CHUBBUCK, IDAHO, CITY CLERK Ordinance - Page 5 dsc chbbck09.231 1991.