Sec. 7-34. Penalties.
The following acts shall be unlawful acts and constitute class 4 misdemeanors:
(a) License application: For any person to make a false statement in order to secure a dog license to which he is not entitled.
(b) License tax: For any dog owner to fail to pay the license tax required by this Chapter before February 1st for the year in which it is due. In addition, the Court may order confiscation and the proper disposition of the dog.
(c) Leash ordinance: For any dog owner to allow a dog to run at large in violation of section 7-36.
(d) Rabies regulations: For any person to fail to obey an ordinance passed pursuant to section 7-95;
(e) Dead dogs: For any owner to fail to dispose of the body of his dog in accordance with section 7-8.
(f) Diseased dogs: For the owner of any dog with a contagious or infectious disease to permit such dog to stray from its premises if such disease is known to the owner.
(g) Removing collar and tag: For any person except the owner or custodian to remove a legally-acquired license tag from a dog.
(h) Concealing a dog: For any person to conceal or harbor any dog on which the license tax has not been paid, or to conceal a rabid dog to keep the same from being killed.
(i) Any other violation of this article for which specific penalty is not provided. (Code 1959, § 4-60; Ord. of 8-14-79)
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