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Record No: CB 119429    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 119429
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 12/17/2018
Ordinance No: Ord 125741
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to fees charged by the Seattle Animal Shelter; and amending Chapter 9.26 of the Seattle Municipal Code to make technical corrections.
Sponsors: Sally Bagshaw
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Central Staff Memo, 3. Presentation, 4. Signed Ordinance 125741, 5. Affidavit for Publication
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to fees charged by the Seattle Animal Shelter; and amending Chapter 9.26 of the Seattle Municipal Code to make technical corrections.
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WHEREAS, the animal license late fees for potbelly pigs are inconsistent with dog and cat late fees; and
WHEREAS, the current senior discount fee language leads to constituent confusion regarding payments amount; and
WHEREAS, the rounding of pet license fee increases has historically been to round up; and
WHEREAS, the Seattle Animal Shelter provides important animal control services to respond to animal bites, aggressive animals, injured or sick animals, animal abuse, neglect, or cruelty, or an animal-related threat to public safety; and
WHEREAS, it is a policy of the Seattle Animal Shelter that animal control officers are dispatched in pairs; NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Section 9.26.020 of the Seattle Municipal Code, last amended by the ordinance introduced as Council Bill 119385, is amended as follows:
9.26.020 Cat, dog, or goat license fee
A. Unless a license with an automatic second year renewal is purchased as authorized in subsection 9.26.020.B, the fee for each annual cat, dog, or miniature goat license and for each annual period of renewal shall be:
1. Cats
Altered ..... (($25)) $26
Unaltered ..... $79
2. Dogs
Altered ..... $37
Unaltered ..... $105
3. Miniature goats ..... $21
B. The fee for each cat, dog, or miniature goat license for an annual license purchased with a 12-month renewal shall be:
1. Cats
Altered ..... (($50)) $52
Unaltered ..... $158
2. Dogs
Altered ..... $74
Unaltered ..... $210
3. Miniature goats ..... $42
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