Animal Care And Control

This is Chapter 7-12 of the Chicago Code, titled “Animal Care And Control.” It is part of Title 7, titled “Health And Safety.” It contains 53 laws. It’s comprised of the following 53 sections.

§ 7-12-010
Commission established – Executive director – Terms of members
§ 7-12-015
Executive Director – Powers and duties
§ 7-12-020
Definitions
§ 7-12-030
Animals shall be restrained
§ 7-12-040
Impounding animals that are stray
§ 7-12-050
Dangerous animals – Determination and requirements
§ 7-12-051
Dangerous animals – Violations
§ 7-12-052
Dangerous animals – Miscellaneous
§ 7-12-060
Redemption of impounded animals
§ 7-12-065
Impoundment of dogs and cats – Compulsory sterilization and microchip implantation
§ 7-12-070
Facilities to be used for impoundments
§ 7-12-080
Removal of neglected animal
§ 7-12-090
Owner's responsibility where animal has bitten another animal or person
§ 7-12-100
Excessive animal noise – Prohibited
§ 7-12-110
Adoption of unredeemed animals
§ 7-12-115
Rabies and distemper vaccinations; spay/neuter clinics
§ 7-12-120
Fees
§ 7-12-130
Refund of spaying deposit – Exchange of animal – Commission's right to repossess
§ 7-12-140
License required
§ 7-12-150
License application forms
§ 7-12-160
Rabies inoculation certificate
§ 7-12-170
License fees
§ 7-12-180
Exemptions from license requirements
§ 7-12-185
Temporary animal exhibitions – permit required
§ 7-12-190
Citations
§ 7-12-200
Rabies vaccination required
§ 7-12-210
Equine animal – License required – Fee – Display – Exemptions
§ 7-12-220
Horse-drawn carriage – Horse license required
§ 7-12-230
Horse-drawn carriage – Horse identification number – Violation – Penalty
§ 7-12-240
Horse-drawn carriage – Right to demand proof of license – Exception
§ 7-12-250
Horse-drawn carriage – Access for inspection
§ 7-12-260
Horse-drawn carriage – Requirements for operation
§ 7-12-270
Horse-drawn carriage – Violation – Penalty for Sections 7-12-220 through 7-12-260
§ 7-12-280
Stables to be kept clean
§ 7-12-290
Cruelty to animals – Fines
§ 7-12-300
Ban of unlicensed possession of animals for slaughter
§ 7-12-310
Removal of injured or diseased animal from public way
§ 7-12-320
Horse-drawn carriage – Removal of horse from public way
§ 7-12-330
Burial of dead animals
§ 7-12-340
Notice to commission for removal of dead animal
§ 7-12-350
Dyeing baby chicks, other fowls or rabbits prohibited
§ 7-12-360
Wild or nondomesticated animals
§ 7-12-370
Animal fights and contests prohibited
§ 7-12-375
Reserved
§ 7-12-380
Reserved
§ 7-12-385
Reserved
§ 7-12-387
Restrictions on pigeons
§ 7-12-390
Transfer of animals – Records
§ 7-12-395
Enforcement
§ 7-12-400
Rules and regulations and inspections
§ 7-12-410
Reserved
§ 7-12-420
Removal of excrement
§ 7-12-430
Violation – Penalty