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0186 General Crime Code 1978ORDINANCE NO. 186 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF CHUBBUCK, IDAHO, AMENDING THE GENERAL CRIMINAL CODE (ORDINANCE NO. 185) TO PROVIDE THAT CERTIFICATION T}~T A DOG IS NEUTERED OR SPAYED MAY BE MADE BY THE CHIEF OF POLICE OR HIS DESIGNEE AS WELL AS A LICENSED VETERINARIAN; FURTHER AMENDING SAID ORDINANCE TO PROVIDE THAT IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL AND PUNISHABLE AS A MISDEMEANOR TO EVADE OR ATTEI~T TO EVADE PAYING THE FEE FOR CLAIMING AN IMPOUNDED ANII~L; AND PROVIDING WHEN THIS ORDINANCE SHALL BECOME EFFECTIVE. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE ~YOR AND COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHUBBUCK, IDAHO: SECTION 1: Amendment of General Criminal Code. Section 5(A) of Chubbuck City Ordinance No. 185, enacted on the 15th day of November 1977 is hereby amended as follows: A. LicenSing of' DOgs. It shall be unlawful and punishable ms a misdemeanor for any person to own, harbor, keep or possess a dog over the age of four (4) months within the City without complying with the license provisions herein. Applications Shall be made in writing to the City Clerk, in a form prescribed by the Clerk; and licenses shall be issued on a calendar year basis upon payment of the following fees: for each dog certified by a licensed veterinarian, or by the Chief of Police or his designee, as neutered or spaye ,~]--/O-0 per y~ ~r ]~ra-~ion thereof; for each dog not so certified, $5.00 per year or fraction thereof; and for each dog in excess of two at any single premises, $10.00 per such additional dog whether or not neutered or spayed. Provided, however, that when any dog shall be temporarily in the City, for a period less than thirty days, the owner or person having charge of the dog may obtain a temporary license at no cost. A license tag shall be issued with each license, and such tag shall be securely attached to a substantial, durable collar that the dog shall wear at all times. SECTION 2: Evasion of Claim Fee. Section 5(c)(3) of said Chubbuck City Ordinance No. 185 is hereby amended as follows: (3). The Chief of Police or his designee may dispose of an impounded animal after five or more days have elapsed following notice of impoundment. An animal may be claimed prior to disposition upon payment of a fee of $15.00 for the first confinement or $20.00 for any second or subsequent confinement of the same animal, plus the actual cost of care and custody of the animal, as reasonably determined by the Chief of P~liCe. It Shall be unlaWful and punishable as a misdemeanor for an~'person to evade or attempt to evade paying the fe-~fo-~--claiming-~n~u~-~ed ani~fl]- ~--~-n--the time per--~d--~rein has expire--~without-~la-~-~ without payment of the prescribed fee, the Chief of Police or his designee may dispose of the animal (1) by delivering it to any person who will pay the fee, together with necessary licensing costs, if any; or (2) destroying the animal in a humane fashion. All impoundment fees or license fees required for claiming an impounded animal shall be paid to the Chubbuck City Treasurer. Failure to give notice as set forth above shall not prevent disposition of any impounded animal if the Chief of Police or his designee zs unable, following inquiry, to ascertain the name or location of the owner or person having charge of the animal. SECTION 3: E'ffective Date. The rule requiring ordinances to be read on three separate occasions 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, this 28th day of February, 1978. Mayor ATTEST: C-~bbuck City Clerk - 2