Prior to the adoption of Ord. 18576 on 07/05/2005, Section 5-62 read as follows.

    Prior to issuing a license tax certificate and license tag, the deputy business license administrator shall require the owner to present satisfactory evidence that the animal has been vaccinated for rabies and that such vaccination, if any, will be effective during the full term for which such animal license is issued. If the owner cannot present such satisfactory evidence of such vaccination, the deputy shall, before issuing a license certificate, cause the animal to be vaccinated for rabies at the expense of the owner with a type of vaccine approved by the city director of public health officer. In evidence of such vaccination, the deputy shall issue to the owner an appropriate certificate of such vaccination bearing the date of vaccination, vaccination certificate number, and the name and address of the veterinarian.

(Code 1964, § 5.072)