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<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ORDINANCE NO. 6 2 4 4 <br /> <br /> AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE <br /> CITY OF AUBURN, WASHINGTON, AMENDING <br /> SECTIONS 6.35.010, 6.35.020, 6.35.030, 6.35.035 <br /> AND 6.35.040 OF THE AUBURN CITY CODE <br /> RELATING TO DANGEROUS DOGS <br /> <br /> WHEREAS, the City of Auburn currently regulates the ownership of <br /> <br /> dangerous dogs in Chapter 6.35 of the Auburn City Code; and <br /> <br /> WHEREAS, dogs that are declared dangerous in another jurisdiction and <br /> <br /> that subsequently are brought into the City of Auburn are only considered to be <br /> <br /> "potentially dangerous" under the city's code; and <br /> <br /> WHEREAS, the City Council believes that it is in the best interest of the <br /> <br /> City that a dog that is declared to be dangerous by another jurisdiction shall also <br /> <br /> be considered to be dangerous in the City; and <br /> <br /> WHEREAS, the staff costs in administering the code provisions related to <br /> <br /> dangerous dogs exceeds the costs currently assessed to the owners of those <br /> ~ <br /> dogs; and <br /> <br /> WHEREAS, based on a review of the provisions of Chapter 6.35 ACC, <br /> <br /> Dangerous Dogs, it is appropriate to amend the provisions of the Chapter to <br /> <br /> better meet the needs of the City, and to address the City's concerns. <br /> <br /> NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF AUBURN, <br /> WASHINGTON, DO ORDAIN as follows: <br /> <br /> Section 1. Amendment to Citv Code. That Section 6.35.010 of <br /> <br /> the Auburn City Code is amended to read as follows: <br /> <br /> 6.35.010 Dangerous dogs and related definitions. <br /> Unless the context clearly requires otherwise, the definitions in this section <br /> apply throughout this chapter: <br /> <br /> Ordinance No. 6244 <br /> June 3, 2009 <br /> Page 1 of 9 <br />