Any person who fails to perform an act required by this Chapter 142, or by any rule or regulation adopted pursuant hereto; or who takes any action prohibited by any provision of this chapter, or by any rule or regulation adopted pursuant hereto; or who in any way violates any provision of this chapter, or any rule or regulation adopted pursuant hereto, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be punished by a fine of up to $2,500. If any violation be continuing, each day's violation shall be deemed a separate violation.
Animal care and control fines, including licensing and inspection fees, listed throughout this chapter shall be established by resolution of the Cecil County Council; licensing and inspection fees referred to throughout this chapter shall be set annually by the County Executive and kept on file in the office of the Department of Finance and made available on the World Wide Web at www.ccgov.org. Additionally, the Animal Control and Care Authority shall establish and post fees associated with board, medical treatment, etc., these fees will also be published on the Animal Control and Care Authority’s website to be made available to the public.
[Amended 2-4-2014 by Bill No. 2013-19]
Editor’s Note: This bill also provided that all its provisions be effective retroactive to 7-1-2013.
Nothing herein contained shall prevent the County from taking such other lawful actions as is necessary to prevent or remedy any violation.