A. No person owning or otherwise having a dog in his or her care, charge, control, custody or possession shall cause, permit or allow such dog to be in or upon any public street, road, alley, park, or other public place unless such dog is restrained and under control by a leash or confined in a vehicle in a manner allowed under SMC 6.10.160.
B. The restraint requirements provided in this section shall not apply to a service or assistance dog, a dog participating in field or obedience trials, animal exhibitions or training, or a dog assisting a police officer engaged in law enforcement duties, so long as the owner/guardian or custodian of such a dog has been issued a written permit by an Animal Control Officer allowing the dog to be off its leash. Such permit shall be in the possession of the owner/guardian or possessor of the dog at the time the dog is off its leash and shall be displayed on request of an Animal Control Officer.
C. No person owning or otherwise having a dog in his or her care, charge, control, custody or possession shall cause, permit, or allow such dog to enter upon private property without consent of the person in possession of the property or to defecate upon, or to damage or destroy, any lawns, trees, shrubs, or other plantings, or any other improvement or thing of value on such private property.
D. No person owning or otherwise having a dog in his or her care, charge, control, custody or possession shall permit or allow any animal to defecate on any public or private property, other than the property of its owner/guardian, without immediately cleaning or removing the excrement to a proper receptacle.
E. Any animal found in any public place, or upon private property of another without the consent of the owner/guardian or possessor of the private property, in violation of this section, may be impounded.