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CALGARY ALBERTA
BYLAW NUMBER 23M89

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OFFICE CONSOLIDATION
BYLAW NUMBER 23M89
BEING A BYLAW OF THE CITY OF CALGARY TO PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSING REGULATION AND CONTROL OF ANIMALS IN THE CITY OF CALGARY

(Amended By Bylaw Number 21M90, 30M90, 34M90, 34M91, 8M91, 16M92, 43M94, 28M97, 29M99, 1M2000, 15M2003, 38M2003, 45M2003, 21M2003, 40M2004)

WHEREAS it is deemed expedient to consolidate several Bylaws which license, regulate and control animals in the City of Calgary;

NOW, THEREFORE, THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CALGARY ENACTS AS FOLLOWS:

TITLE
1. This Bylaw may be cited as the “Animal Control Bylaw”.
INTERPRETATION AND APPLICATION

2. In this Bylaw unless the context otherwise requires:
   (a) “animal” includes a dog, fowl and horse.
   (b) REPEALED BY B/L 21M2003, 2004 JANUARY 12.
   (c) “Animal Services Centre” means the City facility established for the holding of impounded animals as set out in this Bylaw.
   (d) “Animal Services Supervisor” means the Chief Executive Officer of The City of Calgary or his designate.
   (e) REPEALED BY B/L 21M2003, 2004 JANUARY 12.
   (f) REPEALED BY B/L 21M2003, 2004 JANUARY 12.
   (g) “Bylaw Enforcement Officer” means a person appointed by the City pursuant to the provisions of Section 111.1 of the Municipal Government Act.
   (h) REPEALED BY B/L 21M2003, 2004 JANUARY 12.
   (h.1) “Cemetery” means land within the City and managed and controlled by The City that is set apart or used as a place for the burial of dead human bodies or other human remains or in which dead human bodies or other human remains are buried;
   (i) “City” means the municipal corporation of the City of Calgary or the area contained within the boundary thereof as the context requires.
   (j) REPEALED BY B/L 1M2000, 2000 JANUARY 24.
   (k) REPEALED BY B/L 21M2003, 2004 JANUARY 12.
   (l) “former owner” means the person who at the time of impoundment was the owner of an animal which has subsequently been sold or destroyed.
   (m) “fowl” includes chickens, ducks, turkeys, and geese.
   (n) REPEALED BY B/L 21M2003, 2004 JANUARY 12.
   (n.1) “Golf Course” means land which is set aside for the playing of the game of golf and upon which the game of golf is played;
   (n.2) “Justice” has the meaning as defined in the Provincial Offences Procedure Act S.A. 1988 Chapter P-21.5 as amended or replaced from time to time.
   (o) “leash” means a chain or other material capable of restraining the dog on which it is being used.
   (p) “owner” means a natural person or body corporate who has legal title to the animal, and includes any person who has possession or custody of the animal, either temporarily or permanently, or harbours the animal, or allows the animal to remain on his premises.
   (p.1) “Park” means a public space controlled by The City and set aside as a Park to be used by the public for rest, recreation, exercise, pleasure, amusement, and enjoyment and includes:
      (i) Playgrounds;
      (ii) Cemeteries;
      (iii) natural areas;
      (iv) Sports Fields;
      (v) Pathways;
      (vi) trails; and
      (vii) park roadways;
but does not include golf courses.

   (p.2) “Provincial Court” means The Provincial Court of Alberta.
   (q) REPEALED BY B/L 21M2003, 2004 JANUARY 12
   (q.1) “Pathway” means a multi-purpose thoroughfare controlled by The City and set aside for use by pedestrians, Cyclists and Persons using Wheeled Conveyances, which is improved by asphalt, concrete or brick, whether or not it is located in a Park, and includes any bridge or structure with which it is contiguous.
   (q.2) “Playground” means land within the City and controlled by The City upon which apparatus such as swings and slides are placed.

   (r) “running at large” means:

      (i) a dog or dogs which are not under the control of a person responsible by means of a leash and is or are actually upon property other than the property in respect of which the owner of the dog or dogs has the right of occupation, or upon any highway, thoroughfare, street, road, trail, avenue, parkway, lane, alley, square, bridge, causeway, trestleway, sidewalk (including the boulevard portion of the sidewalk) Park or other public place which has not been designated as an off leash area by the Director, Parks; or
      (ii) a dog or dogs which are under the control of a person responsible by means of a leash and which cause damage to persons, property or other animals.

   (s) “School Ground” means that area of up to 4 hectares of land adjacent to a school and that is property owned or occupied by the Calgary Board of Education or the Calgary Catholic Board of Education and includes property owned or occupied with another party or the City of Calgary.

   (s.1) “Sports Field” means land within the City and controlled by The City which is set apart and used for the playing of a sport including baseball diamonds, field hockey or cricket pitches, and rugby, soccer or football fields.

   (t) REPEALED BY B/L 21M2003, 2004 JANUARY 12.

   (u) “Vicious dog” means any dog, whatever its age, whether on public or private property, which has

      (i) without provocation, chased, injured or bitten any other domestic animal or human; or
      (ii) without provocation, damaged or destroyed any public or private property; or
      (iii) without provocation, threatened or created the reasonable apprehension of a threat to other domestic animals or humans; and which, in the opinion of a Justice, presents a threat of serious harm to other domestic animals or humans; or
      (iv) been previously determined to be a vicious dog under Bylaw 23M89.

   (v) “Wading or Swimming Area” means any area designated as an outdoor wading or swimming area. This shall include any decks surrounding such facility and shall include that area within twenty (20) metres in all directions of the outside dimensions of such facility unless the park boundary is a lesser distance.

(B/L 34M90, 1990 July 24)
(B/L 34M91, 1991 September 4)
(B/L 16M92, 1992 May 25)
(B/L 1M2000, 2000 January 24)
(B/L 21M2003, 2004 January 12)

RESPONSIBILITIES OF DOG OWNERS
3. (a) Except in a Park or portion of a Park which has been designated as an “off leash area” by the Director, Parks, the owner of a dog shall ensure that such dog is not running at large.

(b) The owner of a dog shall ensure that such dog is under control at all times.

(B/L 21M2003, 2004 January 12)

NUISANCE
4. (a) The owner of a dog shall ensure that such dog shall not:
   (i) bite a person or persons whether on the property of the owner or not;
   (ii) do any other act that injures a person or persons whether on the property of the owner or not;
   (iii) chase or otherwise threaten a person or persons whether on the property of the owner or not, unless the person chased or threatened is a trespasser on the property of the owner;
   (iv) bite, bark at, or chase stock, bicycles, automobiles, or other vehicles;
   (v) bark, howl or otherwise disturb any person;
   (vi) cause damage to property or other animals;
   (vii) upset any waste receptacles or scatter the contents thereof either in or about a street, lane, or other public property or in or about premises not belonging to or in the possession of the owner of the dog;
   (viii) be left unattended in any motor vehicle unless the dog is restricted so as to prevent access to persons as long as such restraint provides for suitable ventilation.

(b) (i) The owner of a dog shall ensure that such dog does not enter or remain in or on a School Ground, Playground, Sports Field, Golf Course, Cemetery, Wading or Swimming Area, a Pathway; or other area where dogs are prohibited.
   (ii) Notwithstanding subsection 4(b)(i), the owner of a dog may allow such dog to pass along or across a Pathway, including a Pathway that runs through an area designated as an off leash area, only if such dog:
      (a) is secured by a leash of no greater length than two (2) metres;
      (b) remains on the right hand side of the Pathway at all times unless moving around other Pathway users; and
      (c) remains under the Owner’s control at all times ensuring that the dog does not interfere with or obstruct any other Pathway user.
   (iii) The owner of a dog shall ensure that such dog does not enter or remain in a Park or any part of a Park or on a Pathway which has been designated by the Director, Parks as an area where dogs are prohibited.
   (iv) The owner of a dog or any other animal shall ensure that such dog or other animal does not enter or remain in the Park known as Prince’s Island Park, or on the pedestrian bridges to the Park whether on or off leash at any time on the following two (2) designated days of each year:
      (a) July 01 – Canada Day; and
      (b) the first Monday of August – Heritage Day.
   (v) When operating a Bicycle, skateboard, in-line skates or non-motorized scooter on a Pathway, no Person shall do so with a dog or any other animal on a leash.
   (vi) Notwithstanding subsection 4(b)(ii)(a), in an off-leash area that has been designated by the Director, Parks pursuant to subsection 48(1)(i)(iii) of Bylaw 20M2003, the Parks and Pathways Bylaw, as an area where dogs are not required to be leashed on Pathways, every owner of a dog shall ensure that such dog does not sit or stand on a Pathway or otherwise obstruct or interfere with users of the Pathway.

(c) REPEALED BY B/L 21M2003, 2003 JANUARY 12;

(d) REPEALED BY B/L 21M2003, 2003 JANUARY 12;

(e) If a dog defecates on any public or private property other than the property of its owner, the owner shall remove such defecation immediately.

(f) (i) The owner of a dog shall ensure that such dog does not enter or swim in any body of water within a Park, unless specifically allowed by the Director, Parks.
   (ii) Notwithstanding subsection 4(f)(i), the owner of a dog may allow such dog to swim in any river which runs through or adjacent to a Park, unless specifically prohibited by the Director, Parks.

(g) Without limiting the generality of subsection 4(f), the Owner of any Animal shall ensure that such Animal does not enter or remain in the water or upon the ice of the Glenmore Reservoir at any time.

(B/L 43M94, 1994 October 17)
(B/L 1M2000, 2000 January 24)
(B/L 38M2003, 2003 October 6)
(B/L 21M2003, 2004 January 12)
(B/L 40M2004, 2004 June 21)

4.1 The owner of a dog alleged to be vicious shall be provided notice of a hearing for the determination by the Provincial Court ten (10) clear days before the date of the hearing.

4.2 Upon application, if it appears to the Justice that the dog should be declared to be a vicious dog, he shall make an order in a summary way declaring the dog as a vicious dog.

(B/L 16M92, 1992 May 25)

4.3 The owner of a vicious dog shall ensure that:

   (a) such dog does not, without provocation:
      (i) chase a person; or
      (ii) injure a person; or
      (iii) bite a person; or
      (iv) chase other domestic animals; or
      (v) injure other domestic animals; or
      (vi) bite other domestic animals.

   (b) such dog does not damage or destroy public or private property,

   (c) when such dog is on the property of the owner
      (i) either such dog is confined indoors and under the control of a person over the age of eighteen (18) years, or
      (ii) when such dog is outdoors it is in a locked pen or other structure, constructed to prevent the escape of the vicious dog and capable of preventing the entry of any person not in control of the dog, or
      (iii) such dog is kept as if the provisions of Section 4.3(e) applied to such dog while on the property of the owner.

   (d) (i) the locked pen or other structure shall have secure sides and a secure top, and if it has no bottom secured to the sides, the sides must be embedded in the ground to a minimum depth of thirty (30) centimetres.
      (ii) the locked pen or other structure shall provide the vicious dog with shelter from the elements and be of the minimum dimensions of one and one-half (1.5) metres by three (3) metres and be a minimum one and one-half (1.5) metres in height.
      (iii) the locked pen or other structure shall not be within one (1) metre of the property line or within five (5) metres of a neighbouring dwelling unit.

   (e) at all times, when off the property of the owner, such dog is securely
      (i) muzzled, and
      (ii) harnessed or leashed on a lead which length shall not exceed one (1) metre in a manner that prevents it from chasing, injuring or biting other domestic animals or humans as well as preventing damage to public or private property, and
      (iii) under the control of a person over the age of eighteen (18) years.

   (f) such dog is not running at large.

(B/L 34M90, 1990 July 24)
(B/L 34M91, 1991 September 4)

COMMUNICABLE DISEASES
5. An owner of a dog or vicious dog suspected of having rabies:

   (a) shall immediately report the matter to Agriculture Canada, Veterinary Inspection Directorate or to the Animal Services Supervisor;

   (b) shall confine or isolate the dog, in such a manner as prescribed so as to prevent further spread of the disease; and

   (c) shall keep the dog confined for not less than ten (10) days at the cost of the owner.

(B/L 34M91, 1991 September 4)

5.1 An owner of a dog or vicious dog that does not comply with the provisions of Section 5 shall be subject to a penalty as provided for in Section 21 of this Bylaw for each consecutive demand made by the Bylaw Enforcement Officer.

(B/L 34M91, 1991 September 4)

LICENSING
6. (a) The owner of a dog or vicious dog shall obtain an annual license for such dog at such times as specified in Section 7 or 7.1 and shall pay an annual fee as set out in Schedule “A” of this Bylaw.

   (b) Every owner, when requested by a Bylaw Enforcement Officer, shall submit to the Bylaw Enforcement Officer a spay/neuter certificate or if unavailable a statutory declaration or other acceptable documentation establishing the dog’s or vicious dog’s age or that the dog or vicious dog is neutered or spayed and such other information as the Bylaw Enforcement Officer may require in order to determine the license payable by that owner.

   (c) No person shall give false information when applying for a dog license or vicious dog license.

(B/L 30M90, 1990 July 3)
(B/L 34M91, 1991 September 4)

7. The owner of a dog shall:

   (a) subject to the provisions of Section 7 (c) obtain a license for such dog on the first day on which the Animal Services Centre is open for business after the dog becomes three months of age;

   (b) obtain a license on the first day on which the Animal Services Centre is open for business after he becomes owner of the dog;

   (c) obtain a license for a dog notwithstanding that it is under the age of three months, where the dog is found running at large;

   (d) obtain an annual license for the dog on the day specified by the Animal Services Supervisor each year.

(B/L 43M94, 1994 October 17)

7.1 The owner of a vicious dog shall:

   (a) be over the age of eighteen (18) years;

   (b) obtain a vicious dog license pursuant to the provisions of Section 8.1 on the first day on which the Animal Services Centre is open for business after the dog has been declared as vicious; or

   (c) obtain a license on the first day on which the Animal Services Centre is open for business after he becomes the owner of the vicious dog;

   (d) obtain the annual license for the vicious dog on such day specified by the Animal Services Supervisor every year;

   (e) notify the Animal Services Supervisor should the dog be sold, gifted, or transferred to another person or die;

   (f) remain liable for the actions of the dog until formal notification of sale, gift or transfer is given to the Animal Services Supervisor;

   (g) notify the Animal Services Centre if the dog is running at large.

(B/L 34M91, 1991 September 4)

8. The owner of a dog shall ensure that his dog wears the current license purchased for that dog, when the dog is off the property of the owner.

8.1 The owner of a vicious dog shall within three (3) days after the dog has been declared vicious have a licensed veterinarian tattoo or implant an electronic identification microchip in the animal and provide the copy of the information contained thereon to the Animal Services Supervisor prior to a license being issued.

(B/L 34M91, 1991 September 4)

9. Upon losing a dog license, an owner of a dog shall present the receipt for payment of the current year’s license fee to a Bylaw Enforcement Officer, who will issue a new tag to the owner for the fee set out in Schedule “A” of this Bylaw.

(B/L 43M94, 1994 October 17)

10. No person shall be entitled to a license rebate under this Bylaw.

11. Where a license required pursuant to this Section has been paid for by the tender of an uncertified cheque the license:

   (a) is issued subject to the cheque being accepted and cashed by the bank without any mention of this condition being made on the license; and

   (b) is automatically revoked if the cheque is not accepted and cashed by the bank on which it is issued.

(B/L 43M94, 1994 October 17)

DOGS IN TRUCKS
11.1 (a) No person shall allow a dog to be outside of the passenger cab of a motor vehicle on a roadway, regardless of whether the motor vehicle is moving or parked.

   (b) Notwithstanding (a), a person may allow a dog to be outside the passenger cab of a motor vehicle, including riding in the back of a pick up truck or flat bed truck if the dog is:
      (i) in a fully enclosed trailer;
      (ii) in a topper enclosing the bed area of a truck;
      (iii) contained in a ventilated kennel or similar device securely fastened to the bed of the truck; or
      (iv) securely tethered in such a manner that it is not standing on bare metal, cannot jump or be thrown from the vehicle, is not in danger of strangulation, and cannot reach beyond the outside edges of the vehicle.

   (c) For the purpose of this Section, “roadway” means any street or highway, whether publicly or privately owned, any part of which the public is ordinarily entitled or permitted to use for the passage or parking of vehicles.

   (d) The owner of a vehicle involved in an offence referred to in this Section is guilty of the offence, unless that vehicle owner satisfies the Court that the vehicle was:
      (i) not being driven or was not parked by the owner; and
      (ii) that the person driving or parking the vehicle at the time of the offence did so without the vehicle owner’s express or implied consent.

(B/L 45M2003, 2003 November 4)

HANDICAPPED OWNERS
12. (a) Notwithstanding Section 6 (a), where the Animal Services Supervisor is satisfied that a person who is handicapped is the owner of a dog trained and used to assist such handicapped person, there shall be no fee payable by the owner for a license under Section 6.

   (b) REPEALED BY B/L 43M94, 1994 OCTOBER 17

   (c) Section 3(a) does not apply where a person who is handicapped is the owner of a dog trained and used to assist such handicapped person and such dog is under his control.
      (i) REPEALED BY B/L 21M2003, 2004 JANUARY 12;
      (ii) REPEALED BY B/L 21M2003, 2004 JANUARY 12.

   (d) Section 4 (e) does not apply where a person who is handicapped in such a way as to reasonably preclude compliance is the owner of a dog trained and used to assist such handicapped person.

(B/L 30M90, 1990 July 3)
(B/L 43M94, 1994 October 17)
(B/L 21M2003, 2004 January 12)

OLD DOGS
12.1 REPEALED BY B/L 43M94, 1994 OCTOBER 17

TRAINED DOGS
12.2 REPEALED BY B/L 43M94, 1994 OCTOBER 17

HORSES
13. (a) Except in a Park or parts of a Park which have been designated for horseback riding by the Director, Parks, no person shall allow a horse owned or controlled by him to be in a Park.

   (b) Subsection (a) shall not apply to horses owned and ridden by the Calgary Police Service.

(B/L 1M2000, 2000 January 24)
(B/L 38M2003, 2003 October 6)
(B/L 21M2003, 2004 January 12)

FOWL
14. No person shall allow any fowl owned or controlled by him to cluck or crow or otherwise disturb any person.

OTHER ANIMALS
14.1 No person shall allow an Animal other than a dog to enter into or remain in an area thathas been designated by the Director, Parks as an “off leash area”.

(B/L 21M2003, 2004 January 12)

ANIMAL CONTROL OPERATION – AUTHORITY
15. A Bylaw Enforcement Officer or a Constable of the City may capture and impound any dog or vicious dog:
   (a) found running at large; or

   (b) which is required to be impounded pursuant to the provisions of any Statute of Canada or of the Province of Alberta, or any Regulation made thereunder.

(B/L 34M91, 1991 September 4)

OBSTRUCTION
16. No person, whether or not he is the owner of a dog or vicious dog which is being or has been pursued or captured shall interfere with or attempt to obstruct a Bylaw Enforcement Officer or a Constable of the City who is attempting to capture or who has captured a dog which is subject to impoundment.

(B/L 34M91, 1991 September 4)

INTERFERENCE WITH ANIMALS
17. No person shall:
   (a) untie, loosen or otherwise free an animal which has been tied or otherwise restrained; or

   (b) negligently or wilfully open a gate, door or other opening in a fence or enclosure in which an animal has been confined and thereby allow an animal to run at large in the City.

NOTIFICATIONS
18. (a) If a Bylaw Enforcement Officer knows or can ascertain the name of the owner of any impounded dog, he shall serve the owner with a copy of the Notice in Schedule “B” of this Bylaw, either personally or by leaving it, or by mailing it to the last known address of the owner.

(B/L 34M90, 1990 July 24)
(B/L 43M94, 1994 October 17)

   (a.1) REPEALED BY B/L 34M91, 1991 SEPTEMBER 4

   (b) An owner of a dog to whom a Notice is mailed pursuant to the subsection is deemed to have received a Notice within forty-eight (48) hours from the time it is mailed.

(B/L 34M90, 1990 July 24)
(B/L 43M94, 1994 October 17)

RECLAIMING
19. (a) The owner of any impounded dog or vicious dog may:
      (i) reclaim the dog or vicious dog from the Animal Services Centre, or
      (ii) where it is deemed feasible by the Bylaw Enforcement Officer prior to taking the animal to the Animal Services Centre, reclaim the dog or vicious dog when it is returned to the owner, by paying, in either case, to a Bylaw Enforcement Officer the costs of impoundment as set out in Schedule “C” to this Bylaw, and by obtaining the license for such dog or vicious dog, should a license be required under this Bylaw.

   (b) Where a dog is claimed, the owner shall provide proof of ownership of the dog.

   (c) The owner of a dog who has been found not guilty of committing an offence under this Bylaw may request the return of any fees paid by him for reclaiming his dog.

(B/L 34M91, 1991 September 4)
(B/L 29M99, 1999 April 26)

SALE OR DESTRUCTION
20. The Animal Services Supervisor shall not sell or destroy an impounded dog until the following conditions are met:
   (a) After a dog is retained in the Animal Services Centre for:

      (i) five (5) days after the owner has received notice or is deemed by Section 18 to have received notice that the dog is in the Animal Services Centre, or
      (ii) seventy-two (72) hours, if the name and address of the owner is not known, or unless a person having the authority orders the retention or the destruction of the dog, or unless the owner of the dog makes arrangements with the Animal Services Supervisor for the further retention of the dog, the Animal Services Supervisor may cause the dog to be sold or destroyed;

   (b) The Animal Services Supervisor may retain a dog for a longer period if in his opinion the circumstances warrant the expense;

   (c) The Animal Services Supervisor may offer for sale all unclaimed dogs which have been in the Animal Services Centre for:
      (i) seven (7) days or longer when the name and address of the owner are known; and
      (ii) seventy-two (72) hours or longer if the name and address of the owner are not known;

   (d) The Animal Services Supervisor may, before selling an unclaimed dog, require that the dog be spayed or neutered;

   (e) The purchaser of a dog from the Animal Services Centre pursuant to the provisions of this Section shall obtain full right and title to it and the right and title of the former owner of the dog shall cease thereupon;

   (f) When the Animal Services Supervisor agrees to put a dog to death the owner shall pay to the Animal Services Supervisor a fee as set out in Schedule "C" of this Bylaw.

(B/L 43M94, 1994 October 17)

PENALTIES
21. (a) Where a Bylaw Enforcement Officer or a Constable of the City believes that a person has contravened any provision of this Bylaw, he may commence proceedings by issuing a summons by means of a violation ticket in accordance with Part 2 of the Provincial Offences Procedure Act, S.A. 1988, Chapter P-21.5.

   (b) The specified penalty payable in respect of a contravention of a provision of this Bylaw is the amount shown in Schedule "D" of this Bylaw in respect of that provision.

   (c) Notwithstanding Section 21(b):
      (i) where any person contravenes the same provision of this Bylaw twice within one twelve month period, the specified penalty payable in respect of the second contravention is double the amount shown in Schedule "D" of this Bylaw in respect of that provision, and
      (ii) where any person contravenes the same provision of this Bylaw three or more times within one twelve month period, the specified penalty payable in respect of the third or subsequent contravention is triple the amount shown in Schedule "D" of this Bylaw in respect of that provision.

   (d) Subsections 21(b) and (c) do not apply to vicious dogs.

(B/L 34M90, 1990 July 24)
(B/L 34M91, 1991 September 4)

SUMMARY CONVICTION
22. (a) Any person who contravenes any provision of this Bylaw is guilty of an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a fine of not more than TWO THOUSAND, FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($2,500.00) and in default of payment is liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding six (6) months.

   (a.1) The minimum fines on summary conviction in respect to a contravention of this Bylaw with respect to vicious dogs shall be the same amounts as shown in Schedule "D" regarding vicious dogs.

   (b) The levying and payment of any fine or the imprisonment for any period provided in this Bylaw shall not relieve a person from the necessity of paying any fees, charges or costs from which he is liable under the provisions of this Bylaw.

   (c) A Justice, in addition to the penalties provided in this Section, may if he considers the offence sufficiently serious direct or order the owner of the dog to stop the animal from doing mischief or causing the disturbance or nuisance complained of, or to have the animal removed from the City, or have the animal destroyed.

(B/L 34M90, 1990 July 24)
(B/L 34M91, 1991 September 4)
(B/L 16M92, 1992 May 25)

22.1 A Justice, after convicting the owner of a dog of an offence under this Bylaw, may, in addition to any other penalties imposed or orders made, and without further notice or hearing, declare the subject dog a vicious dog, pursuant to the provisions of this Bylaw.

(B/L 34M91, 1991 September 4)
(B/L 16M92, 1992 May 25)

EFFECTIVE DATE AND REPEAL OF BYLAWS
23. This Bylaw shall come into effect upon third reading.

24. Bylaw Number 96/77 and Section 19 of Bylaw Number 36/76 as amended to the date of passage of this Bylaw are hereby repealed upon this Bylaw coming into effect.

READ A FIRST TIME THIS 1st DAY OF MAY, 1989.
READ A SECOND TIME, AS AMENDED, THIS 1st DAY OF MAY, 1989.
READ A THIRD TIME, AND PASSED AS AMENDED, THIS 15th DAY OF MAY, 1989.
(Sgd.) D. Hartman MAYOR
(Sgd.) J.E. Woodward CITY CLERK

SCHEDULE "A"
The Animal Control Bylaw Annual Licence Fee
DOG LICENCE AMOUNT
1. Male or Female unaltered dogs $ 50.00
2. Neutered Male or spayed female dogs $ 30.00
3. All unaltered dogs under the age of 6 months at the time the licence is purchased $ 30.00
4. Vicious dog licence fee $251.00
5. Replacement tag $ 5.00

(B/L 21M90, 1990 April 16)
(B/L 34M90, 1990 July 24)
(B/L 8M91, 1991 January 15)
(B/L 34M91, 1991 September 4)
(B/L 43M94, 1994 October 17)
(B/L 28M97, 1997 June 23)
(B/L 15M2003, 2003 April 8)

SCHEDULE "C"
AMOUNT TO BE PAID TO ANIMAL SERVICES SUPERVISOR BY OWNER OF ANIMAL IN ORDER TO RECLAIM OR DESTROY A DOG AT THE ANIMAL SERVICES CENTRE
(B/L 34M91, 1991 September 4)
AMOUNT
1. Impoundment fees $ 25.00
1.1 Vicious dog impoundment fees $250.00
2. Care and sustenance (per day or portion thereof. To commence at midnight on the day of impoundment) $ 7.00
3. Veterinary fees Amount Expended
4. Destruction of dog $ 40.00

SCHEDULE "D"
SECTION OFFENCE PENALTY

Section 3(a) Running at Large $100.00
Section 3(b) Dog not under Control $100.00
Section 4(a) (i) Biting a person(s) $350.00
      (ii) Injure a person(s) $200.00
      (iii) Chasing a person(s) $200.00
      (iv) Biting, barking at, chasing stock, bicycles, automobiles or other vehicles $200.00
      (v) Barking, howling or disturbing $100.00
      (vi) Damage to property or other animal $250.00
      (vii) Upsetting waste receptacles $100.00
      (viii) Dog unattended in motor vehicle $100.00
Section 4(b) (i) (iii) (iv) Dog in prohibited area $100.00
Section 4(b) (ii) Dog leash length or not under control on Pathway $ 75.00
Section 4(b) (v) Dog on leash while operating a Bicycle, skateboard, in-line skates or non-motorized scooter $ 75.00
Section 4(b) (vi) Dog obstruct Pathway user in off leash area $ 75.00
Section 4(e) Defecation $250.00
Section 4(f) Dog in Water where prohibited in Park $100.00
Section 4(g) Dog in or on Glenmore Reservoir $200.00
Section 5.0 Failure to have any dog or vicious dog examined by a licensed veterinarian for rabies on the demand of a Bylaw Enforcement Officer $500.00 Per demand
Section 6(a) Unlicensed dog or vicious dog $250.00
Section 6(c) Giving false information when applying for a dog license or vicious license $500.00
Section 8 Dog not wearing license $ 25.00

SECTION OFFENCE PENALTY

Section 11.1(a) Dog outside cab of vehicle $ 50.00
Section 13 Horse in prohibited area $100.00
Section 14 Fowl disturbing the peace $100.00
Section 16 Obstruction $500.00
Section 17 Interference $500.00

Minimum penalties with respect to vicious dogs Section 4.3(a) Vicious dog chasing, injuring or biting a person or animal $1,500.00
Section 4.3(b) Vicious dog damaging or destroying public or private property $1,000.00
Section 4.3(c)(i) Failure to keep a vicious dog under the control of an adult person $1,000.00
Section 4.3(c)(ii) Failure to keep a vicious dog confined $1,000.00
Section 4.3(c)(iii), (e) Failure to keep a vicious dog muzzled, harnessed or leashed properly $1,000.00
Section 4.3(d) Improper pen or other structure $1,000.00
Section 4.3(f) Vicious dog running at large $1,000.00
Section 7.1(d) Failure to notify Animal Services Supervisor if the dog is sold, gifted, transferred or dies $ 250.00
Section 8.1 Failure to tattoo or implant dog with electronic identification microchip $1,000.00

(B/L 34M90, 1990 July 29)
(B/L 34M91, 1991 September 4)
(B/L 16M92, 1992 May 25)
(B/L 15M2003, 2003 April 8)
(B/L 45M2003, 2003 November 4)
(B/L 21M2003, 2004 January 12)
(41M2004, 2004 June 21)

SCHEDULE "E"

(B/L 34M90, 1990 July 24)
REPEALED BY B/L 34M91, 1991 SEPTEMBER 4