Chapter 12 HUMAN RELATIONS*
Section 12-35.1 Service animals in places of public accommodation.
(a) As used in this section, service
animal means any dog that is individually trained to do
work or perform tasks for the benefit of an individual with a disability, including a physical,
sensory, psychiatric, intellectual, or other mental disability.
(b) It shall be unlawful for any person
owning or operating a place of public accommodation
to prohibit the use of a service animal by an individual with a disability.
(c) A person owning or operating a place
of public accommodation may ask an individual
with a disability to remove a service animal from the premises if the animal is out of control and
the animals handler does not take effective action to control it or if the animal is not
housebroken. If a service animal is properly excluded, the individual with a disability shall
given the opportunity to obtain goods, services and accommodations without having the service
animal on the premises.
(Ord. No. 21534, § 1, 12-3-12)
(Ord. 21534, Added, 12/03/2012)