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8.03.010. Licensing and registration of dogs
It shall be unlawful for any person to own, keep, harbor, or maintain a dog over the age of four (4) months of age, without registering and obtaining a license for such dogs from the Animal Control Department or authorized vendor. All dogs brought into the City shall require registering and licensing within thirty (30) days after they enter the City, or within thirty (30) days after having reached the age of four (4) months. For any dog not registered within thirty (30) days after having been brought into the City, or within thirty (30) days of being four (4) months old, the owner thereof will be required to pay an additional license late fee. No dog shall be licensed as spayed or neutered without proof that the surgery has been performed. Dog licenses shall be renewed each year, with each license being valid from the date of purchase for twelve (12) consecutive months with the license expiration date one (1) year from the date of purchase. Licenses not renewed within thirty (30) days of expiration shall be subject to the applicable late fee.
Ord. No.97-35, Recodified, 6/19/1997
Ord. No. 98-12, Enacted, 2/5/1998