Chapter 22
RETAIL SALE OF ANIMALSlinklink

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3-22-1: DEFINITIONS:
3-22-2: RESTRICTION ON THE RETAIL SALE OF ANIMALS:
3-22-3: EXEMPTIONS:
3-22-4: PENALTY:

3-22-1: DEFINITIONS:linklink


As used in this chapter, the following definitions shall apply:

ANIMAL: Any living member of the kingdom Animalia, comprising multicellular organisms that have a well-defined shape and usually limited growth, can move voluntarily, actively acquire food and digest it internally, and have sensory and nervous systems that allow them to respond rapidly to stimuli.

ANIMAL CONTROL FACILITY: Any facility operated by or under contract for the State, County, or any Municipal corporation or political subdivision of any state for the purpose of impounding or harboring seized, stray, homeless, abandoned or unwanted dogs, cats, and other animals. "Animal control facility" also means any veterinary hospital or clinic operated by a veterinarian or veterinarians licensed under the Veterinary Medicine and Surgery Practice Act of 2004 which operates for the above mentioned purpose in addition to its customary purposes (from the State of Illinois Animal Welfare Act).

ANIMAL SHELTER: A facility operated, owned, or maintained by a duly incorporated humane society, animal welfare society, or other non-profit organization for the purpose of providing for and promoting the welfare, protection, and humane treatment of animals. "Animal shelter" also means any veterinary hospital or clinic operated by a veterinarian or veterinarians licensed under the Veterinary Medicine and Surgery Practice Act of 2004 which operates for the above mentioned purpose in addition to its customary purposes (from the State of Illinois Animal Welfare Act).

CAT: A member of the species of domestic cat, Felis catus.

DOG: Means a member of the species of domestic dog, Canis familiaris.

PET SHOP OPERATOR: Any person who sells, offers to sell, exchanges, or offers for adoption with or without charge or donation dogs, cats, birds, fish, reptiles, or other animals customarily obtained as pets in the Village. However, a person who sells only such animals that he has produced and raised shall not be considered a pet shop operator under this chapter, and a veterinary hospital or clinic operated by a veterinarian or veterinarians licensed under the Veterinary Medicine and Surgery Practice Act of 2004 shall not be considered a pet shop operator under this chapter (from the State of Illinois Animal Welfare Act).

RETAIL SALE OF ANIMALS: To display, sell, deliver, offer for sale or adoption, advertise for sale of, barter, auction, give away or otherwise dispose of an animal. (Ord. 2019-4832, 7-15-2019)
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3-22-2: RESTRICTION ON THE RETAIL SALE OF ANIMALS:linklink

No pet shop operator shall display, sell, deliver, offer for sale, barter, auction, give away or otherwise transfer or dispose of cats or dogs. Nothing in this section shall prohibit pet shop operators from collaborating with animal control facilities or animal shelters to offer space for such entities to showcase adoptable dogs and cats provided the pet shop operator shall not have any ownership interest in the animals offered for adoption and shall not receive a fee for providing space for the adoption of any of these animals. (Ord. 2019-4832, 7-15-2019)
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3-22-3: EXEMPTIONS:linklink

The restriction on retailers set forth in section 3-22-2 of this chapter shall not apply to any veterinary hospital or clinic licensed pursuant to the Veterinary Medicine and Surgery Practice Act of 2004, codified at 225 Illinois Compiled Statutes 115, or to a person who offers for sale only dogs or cats that he has produced and raised, provided the person owns, has possession of, or harbors four (4) or less females capable of reproduction. (Ord. 2019-4832, 7-15-2019)
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3-22-4: PENALTY:linklink

Any person violating any provision of any section of this chapter shall be fined as established in the Annual Fee Ordinance for each offense, and each day of violation shall constitute a separate and distinct offense. (Ord. 2019-4832, 7-15-2019)
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