CHAPTER 3. ANIMALS

 


Article I. In General 1

3-101. Definitions. 1

Article II. Care And Control Generally. 3

3-201. Cruelty to animals; general. 3

3-201a.  Traps prohibited; exception; penalty. 3

3-202. Animal control officer-appointment. 4

3-203. Animal control officer-right of entry. 4

3-204. Authority to take certain animals into custody. 4

3-205. Running at large; penalty. 4

3-206. Keeping animals constituting a health hazard; penalty. 4

3-207. Duty to remove carcasses; penalty. 5

3-208. Disturbing the peace; penalty. 5

3-209. Confinement of animals suspected of rabies. 5

3-209a.  Quarantined/immunized. 5

3-210. Rabies proclamation. 5

3-211. Use of tranquilizer gun authorized; killing authorized. 6

3-212. Trespass and destroying property; penalty. 6

3-213. Keeping vicious animals-prohibited; penalty. 6

3-214. Keeping vicious animals-court action. 6

3-215. Sentence enhancements for violation of prohibitions. 6

Article III. Dogs 8

3-301. Dog fighting, penalty. 8

3-302. Vaccination requirements; penalty. 8

3-303. Registration fees; penalty. 8

3-304. Late registration fee; exceptions. 8

3-305. Registration to be for calendar year. 9

3-306. Registration; procedure. 9

3-307. Duty of owner to affix tag; penalty. 9

3-308. Requirements for transient dogs; penalty. 9

3-309. Running at large prohibited; penalty. 9

3-310. Unclaimed dogs. 9

3-311. Disposition. 10

3-312. Number of dogs limited, exception. 10

3-313. Unspayed female dogs; confinement; penalty. 10

3-314. Imported dogs; registration; transferring registration; penalty. 10

3-315. Requirements for sale; penalty. 11

3-316. Transfer fee. 11

3-317. Maintenance requirements; penalty. 11

3-318. Cruelty to domestic animals; penalty. 11

3-319. Opening pound; interfering with officer; penalty. 12

3-320. Bond; forfeiture. 12

3-321. Right of entry; penalty. 12

3-322. Pit bulls; keeping prohibited. 12

3-323. Pit bulls; defined. 14

3-324. Sentence enhancements for violation of prohibitions. 15

Article IV. Possession Of Exotic Animals Within The Corporate Boundaries Of The City Of Ottawa, Kansas  16

3-401. Exotic animals; keeping prohibited. 16

3-402. Exotic animals; defined. 16

3-403. Keeping exotic animals, prohibited; exceptions. 17

3-404. Keeping exotic animals; penalty. 17