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File #: 55019    Version: 1 Name: Repealing Dangerous Animal License ordinance
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 3/8/2019 In control: Attorney's Office/Approval Group
On agenda: 4/16/2019 Final action: 4/16/2019
Enactment date: 4/30/2019 Enactment #: ORD-19-00029
Title: Repealing Sections 25.225 of the Madison General Ordinances to delete the Dangerous Animal License ordinance.
Sponsors: Samba Baldeh

Fiscal Note

No fiscal impact.

Title

Repealing Sections 25.225 of the Madison General Ordinances to delete the Dangerous Animal License ordinance.

Body

DRAFTER'S ANALYSIS:  This ordinance repeals the requirement to obtain a Dangerous Animal License.  The City has never issued this license to any owner.

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The Common Council of the City of Madison do hereby ordain as follows:

 

                     Section 25.225 entitled “Dangerous Animal License” of the Madison General Ordinances is hereby repealed.

 

 

EDITOR’S NOTE:

Current Section 25.225 reads as follows:

 

25.225  DANGEROUS ANIMAL LICENSE.

All animals that have been declared dangerous pursuant to Madison General Ordinance Section 25.22, may not be kept within the City of Madison unless the owner has applied for a dangerous animal license within thirty (30) days of said declaration. The license fee shall be one hundred ten dollars ($110) and shall be an annual license issued from January 1st until December 31st of each year. The license shall be issued after the owner complies with Madison General Ordinance Section 25.22(7) and all other restrictions imposed by the Department.

                     Any violation of this section shall be subject to a forfeiture or not less than fifty dollars ($50) nor more than five hundred dollars ($500). Each and every day that such violation continues shall be considered a separate offense. Any violation of this section may result in the Health Department immediately impounding the dangerous animal and a new dangerous animal investigation shall occur.”