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(a) Section 5.07.080 shall not be applicable to any owners, keepers, or harborers, of pit bull dogs licensed within the city before the amendatory ordinance codified in this chapter. The term "licensed" as used in this section shall mean licensed pursuant to the terms of Selah Municipal Code Chapter 5.02. Provided, however, that the keeping of such licensed dogs shall be subject to the following standard:

(1) Sale or Transfer of Ownership Prohibited. No person shall sell, barter, or in any other way dispose of a pit bull dog licensed within the city to any other person within the city unless the recipient person resided permanently in the same household or on the same premises as the licensed owner of such dog; provided, that the owner of a licensed pit bull dog may sell or otherwise dispose a licensed dog or the offspring of such dog to persons who do not reside within the city.

(2) Animals Born to Licensed Pit Bull Dogs. All offspring born to pit bull dogs licensed within the city shall be removed from the city within eight weeks of birth of such animal.

(3) Reporting Requirements. All owners, keepers, or harborers of licensed pit bull dogs shall within ten days of the following occurrences, report the following information in writing to the city clerk-treasurer:

(a) The removal from the city or death of a licensed pit bull dog;

(b) The birth of offspring of a licensed pit bull dog; and

(c) The new address of the owner of a licensed pit bull dog should the owner move within the city limits.

(4) Leash and Muzzle. No person shall permit a licensed pit bull dog to go outside of its kennel or pen unless such dog is securely leashed with a leash no longer than four feet in length. No person shall permit a licensed pit bull dog to be kept on a chain, rope, or other type of leash outside its kennel or pen unless a person is in physical control the chain, rope or leash. Such dogs shall not be leashed to inanimate objects such as trees, posts, or buildings. In addition, all licensed pit bull dogs on a leash outside the animal's kennel or pen shall be muzzled by a muzzling device sufficient to prevent such dog from biting persons or other animals.

(5) Confinement. All licensed pit bull dogs shall be securely confined in a securely enclosed and locked pen, kennel or structure, except when leashed and muzzled as provided above. Such pen, kennel, or structure shall have secure sides and a secure top attached to the sides to prevent such animals from escaping. Any pen, kennel, or structure used to confine licensed pit bull dogs shall be locked with a key or combination lock when occupied by animals. Such pen, kennel, or structure shall have a secure bottom or floor attached to the sides of the pen or the sides of the pen must be embedded in the ground no less than two feet. Any pen, kennel or structure erected to house a licensed pit bull dog shall comply with all zoning and building regulations of the city. Any pen, kennel, or structure shall be adequately lighted and ventilated and kept in a clean and sanitary condition.

(6) Signs and Special Collars. All owners, keepers, or harborers, of licensed pit bull dogs shall within ten days of the effective date of the amendatory ordinance codified in this chapter display in a prominent and conspicuous place on their premises a sign easily readable by the public using the words "Beware of Dog." In addition, a similar sign shall be posted on the kennel or pen of such animal. All licensed pit bull dogs shall be identified by means of a blaze orange collar at least two inches wide.

(7) Identification Photographs and Micro-Chipping. All owners, keepers, or harborers of licensed pit bull dogs shall provide within ten days of the effective date of the amendatory ordinance codified in this chapter to the city clerk-treasurer two three-by-five inch color photographs of the licensed animal clearly showing the color and approximate size of the animal. The owner or keeper shall within aforementioned ten-day period at his or her own expense have a micro-chip implanted in the animal for future identification purposes.

(8) Surety Bond and Insurance. All owners, keepers, or harborers of licensed pit bull dogs shall within ten days of the effective date of the amendatory ordinance codified in this chapter present to the city clerk-treasurer proof that the owner has procured insurance a surety bond and insurance in the amounts and type identified Section 5.07.020(2) and (3).

(9) Vaccination (Immunization) Against Rabies. All owners, keepers, or harborers of licensed pit bull dogs shall within ten days of the effective date of the amendatory ordinance codified in this chapter show proof to the city clerk-treasurer that a licensed pit bull dog has been properly immunized against rabies within the last three years. Failure of any pit bull dog at any time to wear an up to date rabies vaccination tag issued by a licensed veterinarian who administered the vaccine shall be prima facie evidence of the dog's lack of vaccination against rabies and the dog will be subject to immediate confiscation and impound by an animal control officer.

(b) In the event an owner, keeper, or harborer of a licensed pit bull dog fails to comply with the provisions set forth above in this section within the time permitted under this section, the licensed pit bull dog shall be confiscated, impounded, and processed in accordance with the provisions of Section 5.07.090.

(c) A pit bull dog within the city prior to the effective date of the amendatory ordinance codified in this chapter that is not licensed under Chapter 5.02 shall be confiscated and impounded in accordance with Section 5.07.090. (Ord. 1620 § 3, 2004.)