2-105 PIT BULL DOG – KEEPING PROHIBITED.
2-143 VIOLATION – PENALTY.
It shall be unlawful to own, harbor, shelter, keep, control, manage, or possess within the corporate limits of the City, any pit bull dog. Pit bull dog for the purposes of this Chapter shall include:
a) The Staffordshire Bull Terrier breed of dog;
b) The American Pit Bull Terrier breed of dog;
c) The American Staffordshire Terrier breed of dog, or
d) Any dog having the appearance and characteristics of being predominately of the breeds of Staffordshire pit bull terrier, American pit bull terrier, American Staffordshire bull terrier; or a combination of any of these breeds.
(Ord. 1677 Sec. 4, 1988; Ord. 2091 (part), 2005; Ord. 2106 (part), 2005; Ord. 2325, Sec. 1, 2015; Ord. 2368, Sec. 1, 2017)
a) It is unlawful for any person to violate any of the provisions of this Chapter. Any person convicted of the violation of any provision of this Chapter where a specific penalty is not otherwise prescribed shall be fined up to $1,000 or 30 days imprisonment, or a combination of fine and imprisonment. Upon conviction, the Municipal Court may order restitution be paid to the victim of the violation.
b) Each day any violation of this Chapter to which this penalty applies continues constitutes a separate offense.
(Ord. 1562 (part), 1985; Ord. 2091 (part), 2005; Ord. 2106 (part), 2005; Ord. 2213, Sec. 8, 2009; Ord. 2325, Sec. 1, 2015, Ord. 2368, Sec. 1, 2017)