A. Unless otherwise specifically provided, any person violating any of the provisions of this title shall have committed a civil infraction and shall be subject to a civil penalty as specified in Chapter 7.80.120 RCW as amended, and any applicable court rules.
1. Upon first violation in a 12-month period, a class three civil infraction;
2. Upon a second violation in a 12-month period, a class two civil infraction;
3. Upon a third offense in a 12-month period, a class one civil infraction;
4. Upon a fourth violation in a 12-month period, a fine of five hundred dollars, plus statutory assessments, plus removal of the animal per AMC 6.02.210.
D. In addition to any civil penalty or criminal sentence as provided by this title, the owner of the animal, whether the animal is licensed or not, shall be liable for actual expenses for boarding the animal, including any reasonable charges by the impounding authority, and if necessary, for the cost of its destruction. (Ord. 2955 Att. A, 2015)