§ 16-4. General duties of Animal Services and Animal Enforcement
A.
Duties and responsibilities of Animal Services Director:
(1)
Enforcing all County ordinances relating to the care, custody and control of domestic animals.
(2)
Operating the County Animal Service Center pursuant to policies adopted by the County  Board of
Commissioners.
(3)
Keeping, or causing to be kept, accurate and detailed records of: 
a.
Impoundment and disposition of all animals coming into custody of the Animal  
Service Center.
b.
All monies derived from fees and penalties.
c.
Any other matters deemed necessary by the Animal Services Director.
B.
Duties and responsibilities of Animal Enforcement
(1)
Enforcing all County ordinances relating to the care, custody and control of domestic animals.
(2)
Investigating all reported animal bites or other human physical contact  with a suspected rabid 
animal, enforcing quarantine ordered for any dog or cat involved, and submitting bite reports and 
reports of human contacts to the County Director of Public Health.
(3)
Investigating complaints with regard to animals arising under this chapter.
(4)
Protecting animals from neglect; investigating animal mistreatment, as defined in §16-11.
(5)
Seizing and arranging for impoundment, where deemed necessary, of any animal involved in a 
violation of this Ordinance or the General Statutes.
(6)
Keeping, or causing to be kept, accurate and detailed records of: 
a.
Seizure, impoundment, and disposition of all animals coming into custody of the 
Animal Service Center.
b.
Bite cases, violations and complaints, and investigation of same, including 
names and addresses of persons bitten, date, circumstances, and breed.
c.
All monies derived from fees and penalties.
d. 
Any other matters deemed necessary by the Sheriff.