OFFICE CONSOLIDATION (as of October 26, 2021)
A by-law to provide for the appointment of a Poundkeeper and to regulate the Public Pound.
Part 1 - Poundkeeper - Appointment - Duty
1.1 London Animal Care Centre - appointed
The Council re-affirms and appoints Urban Animal Management Inc. carrying on business as London Animal Care Cenre to serve in the office of Poundkeeper, during the pleasure of Council and to carry out the provisions of the Pounds Act.
1.2 Animals (including dogs, excluding cats) - running at large - impounded
It shall be the duty of the Poundkeeper of the City of London to impound any animal (including dogs, excluding cats) running at large or trespassing on any property contrary to the provisions of the Dog Licensing and Control By-law or the Animal Control by-law.
Part 2 - Public Pound - location
2.1 Pine Valley Boulevard
The public pound shall be from time to time the premises of Urban Animal Management Inc. carrying on business as London Animal Care Centre located at 121 Pine Valley Boulevard, in the City of London.
Part 3 - Poundkeeper's Record
3.1 Electronic Database - contents
Poundkeeper shall maintain an electronic database system in which the Poundkeeper shall enter the following:
(a) description of every animal impounded;
(b) name of person presenting or sending animal for impoundment;
(c) year, month, day and hour of animal received;
(d) year, month, day and hour if animal redeemed;
(e) amount of damages or penalty
(f) fees paid by party redeeing;
(g) proceeds of sale, if any.
3.2 Database - provide access
The Poundkeeper shall at all times produce and provide access to the electronic database system when required to do so by the Director, Municipal Compliance.
Part 4 - Compensation
4.1 Services - compensation for - set out - City's Fees and Charges By-law
The compensation to be allowed the Poundkeeper for services rendered by them in carrying out the provisions of this by-law shall be set by Council from time to time and is more particularly set out in the City's Fees and Charges by-law.
Part 5 - Repeal - Enactment
5.1 By-law - previous
By-law P.H.-66-125 is hereby repealed
5.2 Effective Date
This by-law comes into force on November 15, 1993.
T.C. Gosnell, Mayor
K.W. Sadler, City Clerk
First, Second and Third Reading - November 15, 1993
|By-Law No.||Date Passed at Council|
|PH-5||November 15, 1993|
|PH-5-96001||April 1, 1996|
|PH-5-96002||May 6, 1996|
|PH-5-01003||January 15, 2001|
|PH-5-05004||November 21, 2005|
|PH-5-14005||July 29, 2014|
|PH-5-17006||October 17, 2017|
|PH-5-21007||September 14, 2021|
|PH-5-21008||October 26, 2021|