Chapter 66 DOGS AND OTHER ANIMALS.
Section 66-18 CONTAINMENT OR MUZZLING OF CERTAIN ANIMALS HAVING AN INTIMIDATING OR FRIGHTENING APPEARANCE; REQUIREMENT ANIMAL BE CONFINED OR PENNED.
An intimidating animal as described in Section 66-16 must be locked inside a secure container or
enclosure, or in the case of a dog or other canine securely muzzled, at any time such animal is in
a public place or a private place open to the public. A secure container or enclosure is one from
which the animal cannot escape. A secure muzzle is one which prevents the animal from biting a
person or other animal and one which the animal cannot remove. No owner or custodian shall
permit an intimidating animal to be brought into a public place or other place open to the public
unless he has determined with certainty that the intimidating animal cannot escape containment
or is muzzled with a muzzle that prevents the canine from biting and which the canine cannot
Any person who permits an intimidating animal to run at large, or remain unconfined,
unrestricted or not penned up shall be deemed to have violated the provisions of this Article. Any
intimidating animal found running at large shall be subject to seizure and impoundment by an
animal warden or any other law enforcement officer.
(Ord. No. 5-96 Added 5-13-96)