By-law No. 6-2003 regulating running at large of animals

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RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF ROSEDALE

 BY-LAW NO. 6-2003

SECTION 1

1.1         BEING A BY-LAW OF THE RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF ROSEDALE, IN MANITOBA FOR RESTRAINING, PROHIBITING AND REGULATING THE RUNNING AT LARGE OR TRESPASSING OF ANIMALS.

SECTION 2   Authority

2.1         This by-law shall be known as the Rural Municipality of Rosedale Animal Control By-law.

2.2         The council of any municipality may pass by-laws to allow, restrain, prohibit and regulate the running at large or trespassing of animals and fowl and providing for impounding them and other regulations in respect thereof; concurrent with the provisions of The Animal Care Act, S.M. 1996, c.69 – Cap. A84, The Animal Liability Act, S.M. 1998, c.8 – Cap. A95 and the Livestock Industry Diversification Act S.M. 1996, c. – Cap. L175.

2.3         Part 7, Division 2, Subsection 232(1)(a), (k) and (o)of The Municipal Act S.M. 1996, c.58 – Cap. M225 authorizes the council of a municipality to pass by-laws for municipal purposes respecting the health, protection, well-being, safety of people and property, wild and domestic animals, and activities related to them and enforcement of such by-laws.

2.4         Part 7, Division 2, Subsection 232(2)(a)(e) of the Municipal Act S.M.1996, c.58 – Cap. M225, authorizes that in respect of by-laws passed under this section, a council may regulate, prohibit, provide for a system of licenses or permits, including establishing fees and terms of payment of fees, prohibit activities, impose terms and conditions on an activity or thing.

2.5         Part 7, Division 2, Subsection 236(1)(a)(b) of the Municipal Act S.M. 1996, c.58 – Cap. M225 authorizes a council to provide for procedures, including inspections, remedying a contravention of a by-law, creating offenses, providing for administration costs and penalties, collection of such administration costs and penalties, seizing, removing, impounding, confiscating and selling of things relating to a contravention of a by-law.

2.6         Part 7, Division 3, of the Municipal Act S.M. 1996, c.58 – Cap. M225 grants a council the powers for enforcement of by-laws passed under this Part and the Municipal Act S.M. 1996, c.58 – Cap. M225.

2.7         Any provisions made under this by-law shall not limit the generality of Part 7 of the Municipal Act S.M. 1996, c.58 – Cap. M225.

2.8         Subject to Part 7, Division 1, Section 230 of the Municipal Act S.M. 1996, c. 58 – Cap. M225, a by-law that is inconsistent with an Act or regulation in force in the province is of no effect only to the extent of the inconsistency, and the Act or regulation shall prevail.

2.9         This by-law applies to the whole of the Rural Municipality of Rosedale.

SECTION 3   Enactment

3.1         Now Therefore, the Council for the Rural Municipality of Rosedale, duly assembled, enacts as follows:

SECTION 4   Definitions

4.1         The words and terms in italics in this by-law shall have the meanings prescribed in subsection 4.4 herein, and if no definition is provided herein they shall have the meanings as prescribed in the Municipal Act S.M. 1996, c. 58 – Cap.  M225, the Animal Care Act, S.M. 1996, c.69 – Cap. A84, The Animal Liability Act, S.M. 1998, c.8 – Cap. A95 and The Livestock Industry Diversification Act S.M. 1996, c. – Cap L175 or any other Act or  Regulation of the Province.  Should a word or term be defined in any Act or  Regulation of the Province and in this by-law, then the definition set forth in this by-law shall govern.

4.2         Definitions of words and phrases used in this by-law that are not specifically defined in any Act or Regulation of the Province or in this subsection, shall have the meanings that are commonly assigned to them in the context in which they are used in these requirements, considering the specialized use of terms within the various trades or professions to which the terminology applies.

4.3         All words and terms used in this by-law shall not be limited to the singular form, and shall include the plural form of the word or term, where the context requires.  All words and terms used in this by-law importing the male gender shall include the female gender and vice versa, as applicable and unless the context requires a different interpretation.

4.4         Words and terms in italics in this by-law shall have the following meanings:

Animal”                                       means any animal kept in domestication or captivity, including any part of any animal whether it is dead or alive; any creature that is not human, but not including a cat or a dog.

Animal Control Officer”              means the person(s) duly authorized and appointed as Animal Control Officer and shall include person(s) duly authorized to act as assistant to the Animal Control Officer.

Authority Having Jurisdiction”    means the Rural Municipality of Rosedale and where the context requires, such Animal Control Officer or other authority lawfully appointed by the Rural Municipality of Rosedale to administer and enforce the provisions of this by-law.

C.A.O.”                                       means the Chief Administrative Officer for the Rural Municipality of Rosedale.

Council”                                      means the municipal council of the Rural Municipality of Rosedale.

“Fence”                                        means a structure erected to confine animals and restrict their movement beyond the confines of the fence, and to prohibit them from running at large or roaming at will.

“Fence Viewer”                            means any person duly authorized and appointed as a fence viewer, as designated by the authority having jurisdiction, for the purpose of inspecting fences within the municipality to ensure that they conform to any applicable statutes or regulations of the Province or this by-law.

“Notice of Breach of By-law”       means a notice issued under the authority of this by-law in the form attached hereto as Scheduele “B”.

Owner”                                        means any person who keeps, possesses or harbors any animal or suffers any animal to remain about his premises within the Rural Municipality of Rosedale.

Person”                                       means and includes any individual, corporation, partnership, firm, joint venture, syndicate, association or trust, and any other form of entity or organization.

Pound”                                        means any building or enclosure, temporary or permanent, designated as a pound by the authority having jurisdiction.

Pound Keeper”                            means any person duly authorized and appointed as pound keeper, as designated by the authority having jurisdiction, and shall include any person duly authorized to act as assistant to the pound keeper.

Running at Large”                       in relation to an animal, means that the animal is not:

(a) under the direct, continuous and effective control of a person competent to control it, or

(b) securely confined within an enclosure, or otherwise so that the animal is unable to roam at will.

SECTION 5   Appointment of Officers

5.1.1      Council may, by resolution of council, establish pounds and appoint pound keepers and animal control officers, and such additional assistant pound keepers and assistant animal control officers as are deemed necessary, provided that nothing in this by-law shall be taken to remove the jurisdiction of an officer of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (R.C.M.P.) as an “animal protection officer”, under the Animal Care Act, S.M. 1996, c.69 – Cap. A84.

5.1.2      The C.A.O. of the municipality may authorize the establishment of a temporary pound based upon the verbal consent by telephone of the majority of councillors, which temporary pound shall be ratified at the next regularly scheduled council meeting.

5.2         The Pound Keepers may also be appointed as Animal Control Officers, and vice versa.

5.3         Each member of Council for the Rural Municipality of Rosedale is hereby appointed as a Fence Viewer for the municipality.

5.4         The positions of Animal Control Officer, Pound Keeper and Fence Viewers of the Rural Municipality of Rosedale, are hereby appointed as special constables of the Rural Municipality of Rosedale, for the purposes of carrying out their duties under this by-law herein, which, without restricting the generality of the foregoing, shall include the powers to serve Summons upon any and all persons who might be in violation of any of the provisions of the by-law herein, or any amendments thereto.

           5.5         Council may appoint, by resolution of council, any other persons as is deemed necessary, as officeers of the municipality, to carry out any functions under the authority of this by-law.

SECTION 6   Application

6.1      General Prohibitions

6.1.1      Any person who fails to comply with any order or notice issued by the authority having jurisdiction, or who allows a violation of the requirements of this by-law, or any other requirements of any other Officer authorized to inspect or enforce any statutes or regulations, to occur or to continue, contravenes the provisions of this by-law.

6.1.2      No person shall knowingly submit false or misleading information to the authority having jurisdiction.

6.1.3      Each contravention of this by-law or other applicable statutes or regulations is a separate offense, and is a continuing offense.

6.1.4      Each day the contravention continues is a separate offense, and is a continuing offense.

6.2      Running at Large

6.2.1      It shall be unlawful for any animal to run at large within the boundaries of the Rural Municipality of Rosedale, and the owner of any such animal, who permits their animal to run at large within the said municipality, shall be guilty of an offense.

6.2.2      An animal found running at large within the Rural Municipality of Rosedale, may be impounded by the duly appointed Animal Control Officer, who shall cause any such animal in his/her custody, to be kept at the pound.

6.2.3      No owner or person in charge of an animal shall allow it to run at largeAny owner or person who violates this requirement is in contravention of this by-law and may be subject to impoundment of the said animal and may be liable to pay the prescribed fees and administration costs as set out in this by-law, and any damages caused to any person, place or thing, by the animal running at large.

6.3      Damages

6.3.1      Any person may claim damages to his property, crops or any item which may be damaged by any other owner’s animals running at large or trespassing.

6.3.2      Any person claiming damages as aforementioned, may apply to the Reeve of the municipality, within forty eight (48) hours, to have the damages assessed. Within twenty four (24) hours of receiving such application, the Reeve shall appoint three (3) disinterested persons to immediately appraise the damages done.  In the case of damages to crops, at least one of the three appointees shall be a Manitoba Crop Insurance Adjuster.

6.3.3      In accordance with Subsection 7.2.2 of this by-law, notice of the time and place at which the three persons shall appraise the damages, shall be given to both the person claiming the damages, and the owner of the animal alleged to have done the damage.

6.3.4      Subject to Section 11 of this by-law, the decision of the damage assessors under this section, shall be final and binding upon the interested parties.  A notice of the decision shall be sent to all of the involved persons.

SECTION 7   Fences

7.1      Requirements

7.1.1      Any owner of animals shall erect and maintain a suitable and proper fence for the purpose of containing the said animals, so that they cannot run at large or roam at will.

7.1.2      Any person erecting or required to have a fence, shall erect his/her own fence and shall not use any fences on adjacent property, not owned by the person in question, without the express written permission of the adjacent property owner.

           7.1.3      Any person erecting a fence shall ensure that the fence is entirely on his/her own property, and shall not be placed on the boundary line between adjacent properties, without the express written consent of the adjacent land owner.  When there is a municipal road allowance between the said properties, permission to erect a fence on the road allowance must be first obtained from the authority having jurisdiction.

           7.1.4      No person shall deposit or cause to be deposited any object(s) on road allowances or any other public property without the express written consent from the authority having jurisdiction.

7.2      Inspections

7.2.1      Where animals have been running at large, any interested person may make application to a fence viewer of the municipality to have a fence inspected to ensure it is of sufficient quality to prevent the running at large of any animals.  Within seven (7) days of receiving an application for inspection, a  written notice shall be given to all interested persons, stating the time and place that an inspection shall take place.

7.2.2      The abovementioned notice shall be given to the interested persons with a minimum of 24 hours notice prior to the inspection.  The notice may be given in person or may be sent by registered mail.  Any person sent a notice by registered mail, prior to the expiration of the twenty four (24) hour notice period, shall be considered to have received proper and sufficient notice of the inspection.

7.2.3      On the date and time scheduled for the inspection, a minimum of three (3) fence viewers shall proceed to inspect the fence in question, hear any evidence from any interested persons present and make a decision or order with regards to the inspection of the fence.

7.2.4      The fence viewers shall impose any conditions or requirements to make the fence in question comply with the requirements of this by-law or any other statutes or regulations that may apply, to ensure that the fence is of sufficient quality to prevent the running at large of any animals.  The decision of the fence viewers shall be final, subject to Section 11, of this by-law.  Failure to comply with the decision or order is an offense.

7.3      Decision of Fence Viewers

7.3.1      If the decision of the fence viewers is not complied with, and the time limit for appeal has expired, council shall order that the work required to remedy the contravention, be carried out by any person(s) appointed by the municipality.

7.3.2      If the work required as ordered by the fence viewers, under section 7.2.4, is to construct a fence, and the work is not completed, and under section 7.3.1 council orders the work completed, and appoints a person to carry out the work, the fence shall be constructed to the following standards:

(a) posts shall be new and of suitable quality and size so that they cannot be broken easily.

(b) the distance between posts shall not exceed sixteen (16) feet.

(c) barbed wire consisting of a minimum of 3 strands shall be stapled securely to east post, with the bottom wire no less that eighteen (18) inches and no more that twenty-four (24) inches from the ground, and each wire spaced no more than twelve (12) inches apart, or

(d) in the case of an electric fence, a single live wire run from an electric fencer for the purpose of using electric current to confine the animal(s) and secured to each post with insulators, no less than forty-eight (48) inches and no more than fifty-four (54) inches from the ground, with sufficient current flowing through the entire fence to confine the animals,

(e) in the case of suspension fence, the maximum distance between posts shall not exceed sixty (60) feet.

7.3.2      All costs associated with the decision of the fence viewers as ordered in sections 7.2.4 and 7.3.1 shall become a debt owed to the municipality by the person in contravention, and if the abovementioned debt is not paid within thirty (30) days of notice of the debt, the debt shall be added to the tax roll of the municipality and collected as taxes due and payable to the municipality.  The abovementioned costs may be added to any property owned by the person within the municipality.

7.3.3      The council, C.A.O., animal control office, pound keeper or any officer appointed by council, under the authority of this by-law may lawfully enter upon the land and buildings of an animal owner or any other person, other than the personal residence of an individual, for the purpose of enforcing any provisions of this by-law or any orders issued under the authority of this by-law.

7.3.4      The council, C.A.O., animal control office, pound keeper or any officer appointed by council, under the authority of this by-law may lawfully remove or move as the case may be, any obstruction, including, but not limited by this section, any bush, brush, debris, derelict vehicles, etc., that interfere with any enforcement action or order issued under the authority of this by-law or any other act or legislation.

SECTION 8   Enforcement

8.1      Impoundment

8.1.1      For the purposes of investigating or taking into custody any animal,  the Animal Control Officer shall have the right to enter on public or private property, and to use a humane trap or to use whatever force as shall be reasonably necessary, to impound the said animal, including the injection of a tranquillising fluid into the blood stream of the animal, by the use of any device designed for the purpose of propelling it, or having a tip containing a tranquillising drug, provided however that if the animal control officer or the pound keeper, as applicable, is not a licensed veterinarian, no such tranquilliser gun shall be used without the authority of a licensed veterinarian present at the time of use.

8.1.2      The person appointed animal control officer and/or pound keeper for the Rural Municipality of Rosedale is hereby authorized and empowered and instructed to seize and immediately impound all animals in the Rural Municipality of Rosedale found to be running at large, and/or trespassing on land not owned or rented by the owner of the animal, or not in the continuous care and control of the owner of the animal.

 

8.1.3      It shall be the duty of the animal control officer and/or pound keeper, immediately upon taking unto the care of the Pound Keeper any animal under the provisions of this by-law to notify the owner, of any such animal, if known.

8.1.4      It shall be the duty of the Pound Keeper to provide food, water and shelter to every animal impounded under the authority of this by-law.

8.1.5      Any resident of the municipality may apprehend and confine an animal which is running at large on his property, provided that he shall immediately thereafter inform the animal control officer, pound keeper, council member of the C.A.O. of the municipality of the apprehension and confinement, and the animal control officer or pound keeper shall as soon as practical, attend upon the resident to take possession of an impound the animal.

8.2      Record of Pound

8.2.1      The pound keeper shall keep a record of every animal impounded, as per Schedule “A” hereto attached, and forming part of this by-law.  Such record shall show the description and particulars of each impounded animal, the day and hour of its’ impounding, redemption, sale or disposition, the name and address of the owner, the amount and particulars of all fees, administration costs, charges and of all monies received in respect of such animal and the name and address of the person paying the same and such other particulars as the C.A.O. shall direct.

8.2.2      The abovementioned record shall be open for inspection, at all reasonable times, by the Chief Administrative Officer, any member of council or the general public.

8.2.3      Before any animal is returned to the rightful owner thereof, all costs, fees or administration costs must be paid to the municipality, or to the pound keeper, by the owner of the said animal.

8.3      Notice and Sale of Impounded Animal

8.3.1      Upon impounding any animal the Pound Keeper shall, immediately thereafter and before the sale thereof, cause to be inserted in a newspaper, with reasonable circulation in the municipality, as well as two other conspicuous places in the community, a notice of sale describing the animal impounded, the age thereof as nearly as possible, sex and color, brand or mark of identification if possible, and the proposed date of the sale.

8.3.2      The aforementioned notice shall be posted for a minimum of fourteen (14) days, ending at least seven (7) days prior to the sale, and shall be placed in two (2) consecutive issues of a newspaper with local circulation, ending at least seven (7) days prior to the sale.

8.3.3      The abovementioned notice shall state that prior to the sale of the said animal, all accumulated costs must be paid by the purchaser of the said animal.

8.3.4      After the time period mentioned in Subsection 8.3.2 above, the said animal may be sold at public auction, unless the said animal is redeemed in the manner hereinafter provided.

8.4      Interference with Enforcement

8.4.1      It shall be an offense under this by-law for a person to interfere or obstruct any attempt by the animal control officer, pound keeper, officer or the authority having jurisdiction from carrying out its duties and obligations hereunder.  Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, no person shall interfere or obstruct or attempt to interfere or obstruct an animal control officer, pound keeper, police officer or any other person authorized to apprehend and impound an animal running at large, who is attempting to apprehend and impound an animal running , who is attempting to apprehend or impound, or who has apprehended and impounded, any animal in accordance with the provisions of this by-law.

8.4.2      It shall be an offense under this by-law:

(a) to break into, or assist another person in any manner, directly or indirectly, to break into, any pound; and

(b) to remove or attempt to remove any impounded animal, or to otherwise cause or assist an escape of any impounded animal.

SECTION 9   Redemption from Pound

9.1      Administration Costs and Penalties

9.1.1      Any impounded animal may be redeemed from the Pound upon the owner paying to the Animal Control Officer or the Pound Keeper, the sum of:

(a)  A pound fee of Twenty ($20.00) dollars per animal for the first twenty-four (24) hour period, or portion thereof.

(b)  A pound fee of Fifteen ($15.00) dollars per animal for each additional 24 hour period, or portion thereof.

(c)  A fee of Ten ($10.00) dollars per animal, for driving, transporting or causing the said animal(s) to be impounded and transported to the pound.

(d)  All other reasonable expenses incurred by the pound keeper in carrying out his/her duties as a pound keeper for the municipality.

(e)  The prescribed administrative cost in accordance with Subsection 9.1.2 of this by-law.

9.1.2      In addition to anything else herein contained, any person violating any provision of this by-law shall be liable to pay to the municipality, a administrative cost of not less than:

(a)   Twenty ($20.00) dollars for the first offence,

(b)   Forty ($40.00) dollars for the second offence,

(c)   Seventy-Five ($75.00) dollars for the third offence,

(d)   Seventy-Five ($75.00) dollars for any subsequent offence.

9.1.3      Any owner or person is in contravention of this by-law shall be served a Notice of Breach of By-law, as set out in schedule “B” hereto attached, and forming part of this by-law.

9.1.4      All costs or administration costs collected under the within by-law, shall be the property of the authority having jurisdiction, and shall be paid to the C.A.O. of the Rural Municipality of Rosedale forthwith.  All pound fees collected by the Pound Keeper under the provisions of the within by-law, notwithstanding Subsection 10.1.1, shall be the property of the authority having jurisdiction, and shall be paid to the C.A.O. of the Rural Municipality of Rosedale forthwith.

9.1.5      Any person who interferes with or obstructs the duties of an animal control officer, pound keeper, officer or any other person authorized to enforce any provisions of this by-law, or who unlawfully enters any pound or unlawfully removes any animal impounded, shall be issued a Notice of Breach of By-law, is guilty of an offense and is liable:

(a)  to a administrative cost of not less than $250.00 for the first offense, plus all applicable apprehension and impoundment costs;

(b)  to a administrative cost not less than $500.00 for each subsequent offense, plus all applicable apprehension and impoundment costs.

9.1.6      A person who has been served with a Notice of Breach of By-law, may dispose of the matter by attending at the office of the Rural Municipality of Rosedale during regular business hours within thirty (30) days of the date of the notice and pay to the C.A.O. or Assistant to the C.A.O., the administrative cost or penalty (including applicable costs) as set out in the Notice, along with all other such charges that may have accrued as a result of enforcement of this by-law.  In the event that a person served with a Notice of Breach of By-law fails to pay the administrative cost or penalty (including applicable costs) within the said 30 day period, the administrative cost or penalty (including applicable costs) shall be added to the tax roll of the municipality and collected as taxes due and payable to the municipality.  The administrative cost or penalty (including applicable costs) may be added to any property owned by the person within the municipality.

SECTION 10 General

10.1    Remuneration of Officers

10.1.1    For every animal impounded under the authority of this by-law, the Pound Keeper shall be entitled to the following:

(a)  A pound fee of Fifteen ($15.00) dollars per animal for the first twenty-four (24) hour period, or portion thereof, for providing the necessary food, water and shelter, and a pound fee of Ten ($10.00) dollars per animal for each additional 24 hour period, or portion thereof.

(b)  A fee of Ten ($10.00) dollars per animal, for driving, transporting or causing the said animals to be impounded and transported to the pound.

(c)  All other reasonable expenses incurred by the pound keeper in carrying out his/her duties as a pound keeper for the municipality.

10.2    Proceeds of Sale

10.2.1    Where any animal is impounded and sold by reason of not being claimed, the pound keeper shall deliver the proceeds of the sale, after deducting his/her accumulated expenses and fees, to the Chief Administrative Officer of the municipality, who shall retain the proceeds for a period of six months from the date of the sale, and if they are not sooner claimed, they shall become the property of the municipality and go into the general operating funds of the municipality.

10.2.2    Where the proceeds of the aforementioned sale are not sufficient to pay all the accumulated expenses, the balance remaining outstanding, after applying the proceeds of the sale, remain a debt owed to the municipality and shall be recovered from the owner of the animal, by the municipality, together with any costs incurred in collecting the aforementioned debt, by adding the debt to the tax roll of the municipality and collecting the same as taxes due and payable to the municipality.  The debt may be added to any property owned by the person within the municipality.

10.2.3    The municipality shall pay to the pound keeper any balance of expenses that have been personally incurred by him/her, and for which he/she has not been reimbursed from the proceeds of the sale.  If the proceeds of the sale are not sufficient to cover the costs then the municipality shall reimburse the pound keeper, and collect the said amount from the owner of the animal by adding the debt to the tax roll of the municipality and collecting the amount as taxes due and payable to the municipality.  The debt may be added to any property owned by the person within the municipality.

10.3    Liability

10.3.1    No liability shall attach to the animal control officer, pound keeper, any officer, C.A.O., council and/or the municipality in carrying out their respective duties under this by-law, including damage to any person or owners property.  Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, no liability shall attach to the animal control officer, pound keeper, any officer, C.A.O., council and/or the municipality for any animal destroyed, sold or otherwise disposed of pursuant to the provisions of this by-law or killed or injured during the course of its apprehension or impoundment.

SECTION 11 Appeal

           11.1       Any person aggrieved by any decision or order of the authority having jurisdiction as to the impoundment of any animal or any other matter herein may, within Ten (10) days from the date of the decision, appeal in writing to the council by depositing or causing to be deposited the written appeal with the C.A.O. or Assistant to the C.A.O. at the office of the Rural Municipality of Rosedale, within regular business hours..  All decisions or orders remain in effect during the appeal process.

11.2       Council may hear the appeal as a committee of the whole or by subcommittee especially established for this purpose.

11.3       Upon the hearing of an appeal, the Council may;

(a)   uphold, rescind, suspend or modify any decision or order given by the authority having jurisdiction;

(b)   extend the time within which compliance with the decision or order shall be made; or

(c)   make such other decision or order as in the circumstances of each case it deems just;

and the decision or order of the Council upon being communicated to the appellant, shall stand in place of the decision or order against which appeal is made, and any failure to comply with the decision or order is an offense.

SECTION 12 Passage

12.1       This by-law shall come into force and effect on the day following the day in which it receives third reading and is passed by the council for the Rural Municipality of Rosedale.

12.2       By-law No. 4-99 is hereby repealed.

DONE AND PASSED as a by-law of the Rural Municipality of Rosedale, duly assembled in the Council Chambers  in the Province of Manitoba, this 11th day of June, A.D. 2004.

E. Levandoski

Reeve

McDonald

C.A.O.

Read a first time this 8th day of March, A.D. 2004.

Read a second time this 8th day of April, A.D. 2004.

Read a third time this 11th day of June, A.D. 2004.

SCHEDULE “A”

 This is Schedule “A” to By-law No. 6-2003

respecting

“Record of Pound”

 

Date:______________________

 

Name of Pound Keeper:_________________________________________________________

 

Location of Pound:_____________________________________________________________

 

Date Animals Impounded:______________________________________________________

(Date and Hour)

Species of Animal Impounded:___________________________________________________

 

Total Number of Animals Impounded:_____________________________________________

 

Location where Animals were Impounded:______________________________________       (Legal Description)

Owner of the Animals:__________________________________________________________

(If known)

Particulars of the Animals:

(If additional space is needed use 2nd form)

BREEDAGECOLORSEXBRANDTAG #OTHER PARTICULARS(Continued on next page)

 

Summary of Fees and Administration Costs:

 

Number of Animals _____ X $20.00 (1st 24 hour period) …………………………..= $_______

Number of Animals _____ X $15.00 (additional day) X Number of day     = $___________

administrative cost Charged:(20.00), (40.00), (75.00) or (75.00 x ____ Offense) …………..  =$_______

Offense: 1st       2nd      3rd             4th and up

Number of Animals _____ X $10.00 (transportation fee) …………………………….=$_______

Other miscellaneous charges:________________________________________ =$_______

_______________________________________________________________  =$_______

_______________________________________________________________  =$_______

 

Total Fees and Administration Costs……………………………………………………………………    =          $_______

 

Amount Received at Auction: …………………………………………………….          =     $________

 

Total Amount Received from Pound Keeper………………………………….     =     $_______

 

Redeemed from Pound:______________               Amount Paid:_______________________

 

Date Redeemed:____________________

Sold at Auction:____________________               Amount Received:___________________

 

Name and Location of Auction:_________________________________________________

 

Date of Auction:________________________________________________________________

 

I, hereby certify that the above information is to the best of my knowledge, accurate and correct.

_________________________________               __________________________________

Name of Pound Keeper (Please Print)                     Signature of Pound Keeper

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

 

SECTION ONE:                                      Title

 

SECTION TWO:                                      Authority

 

SECTION THREE:                                  Enactment

 

SECTION FOUR:                                    Definitions

 

SECTION FIVE:                                      Appointment of Officers

 

SECTION SIX:                                        Application

 

6.1       General Prohibitions

6.2       Running at Large

6.3       Damages

 

SECTION SEVEN:                                  Fences

 

7.1       Requirements

7.2       Inspections

7.3       Decision of Fence Viewers

 

SECTION EIGHT:                                   Enforcement

 

8.1       Impoundment

8.2       Record of Pound

8.3       Notice and Sale of Impounded Animal

 

SECTION NINE:                                     Redemption from Pound

 

9.1       Administration Costs and Penalties

 

SECTION TEN:                                       General

 

                                                                  10.1     Remuneration of Officers

10.2     Proceeds of Sale

 

SECTION ELEVEN:                               Appeal

 

SECTION TWELVE:                              Passage

 

 

SCHEDULE “A”                                     Record of Pound

 

 

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