Sec. 4-9.  Issuance of license.


The police division shall issue a dog or cat license to the owner of such dog or cat, upon request and at no cost, only after presentation of a valid rabies certificate showing that the dog or cat has a current immuniza­tion for rabies following the latest recommendations of the United States public health service.


The license shall set forth the following information:


(1)       The name and address of the owner of the dog or cat;


(2)       The license number of the tag issued for such dog or cat;


(3)       The breed, age, color, name and sex of the dog or cat;


(4)       Such other information as the city may require for the purpose of identification.


At the same time, the police division shall deliver to the owner a metallic license tag, furnished by the city, bearing the license number shown on the license.  Such tag shall have die-stamped thereon the license number, the words "Norfolk pet tag," and the expiration date.  The metal tag so issued shall be attached to and kept upon the collar or harness of the dog or cat so licensed by the owner.


Said license once issued in duplicate, shall be delivered to the owner of the dog or cat, who shall retain it as evidence of the license.


Source: Ord. No. 3523, § 10, 2-1-88; Ord. No. 5659, § 2, 4-6-2020;