[Adopted 9-8-1987 by Ord. No. 1423]
A Dog Law Enforcement Officer shall be appointed by the Council from time to time. Such officer shall have the power and responsibility for the enforcement of this article and of the Dog Law of 1982 (3 P.S. § 459-101 et seq., as hereinafter amended, supplemented, modified or reenacted by the General Assembly of Pennsylvania), provided that he or she shall not have the power to make arrests under this Act of Assembly or any other Act of Assembly or ordinance of the City of Clairton.
Owners of licensed dogs are to be notified by registered or certified mail, with return receipt, that the dog is impounded and will be disposed of in five days if not claimed. Five days after the return receipt has been received and the dog has not been claimed, the dog may be sold, placed or destroyed in accordance with the 1982 Dog Law.