10.30.050 A. The owner of an animal that is on restriction as above provided and who moves or sells or otherwise transfers the ownership, custody or location of the animals, shall, at least fifteen days prior to the actual transfer or removal of the animal, notify animal services in writing of the name, address and telephone number of the proposed new owner or custodian, and/or the proposed new location of the animal, and the name and description of the animal.
B. The owner shall, in addition to the provisions of subsection A of this section, notify he new owner in writing regarding the details of the animal’s record, and the terms and conditions for confinement and control of the animal. The transferring owner shall also provide animal services with a copy of the notification to the new owner containing an acknowledgment by the new owner of his or her receipt of the original notification and acceptance of the terms and conditions. Animal services may impose different or additional restrictions or conditions upon the new owner or custodian if the animal is located within the county of Riverside.
C. If an animal that is on restriction as provided in this section should die, the owner shall notify animal services no later than twenty-four hours thereafter and, upon request, from animal services shall produce the animal(s) for verification. If the animal escapes, the owner and/or custodian shall immediately notify animal services and make every reasonable effort to recapture the escaped animal.
D. An animal that has been declared vicious in any legal hearing as a result of aggressive behavior outside the confines of the city, may not be relocated in the city.
E. Any person who violates any provision of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor, if charged. (Ord. 625 § 1, 2006)