20.12.010 License required-Issuance.
20.12.020 License tag to be worn and displayed.
20.12.030 Counterfeit tags prohibited.
20.12.010 License required-Issuance. No owner or harborer of any dog shall fail or neglect or refuse to obtain a license for such dog, as provided in this chapter:
a. All dogs kept, harbored, or maintained in the City shall be licensed and registered if over four months of age. Dog licenses shall be issued by the City Clerk on payment of a license tax for each dog. The owner shall state at the time application is made for such license, his name and address; the name, breed, color and sex of each dog owned or kept by him. Dog licenses shall be issued for a period of two years and shall run from January 1st of each even-numbered year to December 31st of each succeeding uneven-numbered year. For dogs requiring licensing later in the license year, the license fee shall be the same as for a full two years, prior to January 1st of the succeeding odd-numbered year; and thereafter for the remainder of the license period, the license tag shall be one-half of the full license fee. Penalty: Class A infraction. (Ord. 88-1 (part), 1988).
20.12.020 License tag to be worn and displayed. Upon payment of the license fee therefore, there shall be issued to the owner of a dog a receipt for payment of the license and the tag for each dog so licensed. The tag shall have thereon the years for which it was issued and a corresponding number on the receipt. Every owner shall provide each dog with a collar or harness to which the license tag shall be affixed and shall see that the collar or harness and tag are constantly worn. In case a dog tag is lost or destroyed another will be issued upon payment of a replacement fee. Dog tags are not transferable from one dog to another. Penalty: Class A infraction. (Ord. 88-1 (part), 1988).
20.12.030 Counterfeit tags prohibited. It is unlawful for a person to counterfeit or attempt to counterfeit a dog tag receipt of payment for the license or certificate of vaccination, or to take from a dog a tag legally placed upon it or place a dog tag upon a dog unless the tag was specifically issued to that particular dog. (Ord. 88-1 (part), 1988).