ANIMAL CONTROL – COUNTY ORDINANCE

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ANIMAL CONTROL COUNTY ORDINANCE VIOLATIONS

Note:  If case proceeds to Court, minimum court costs are $70.00 which are assessed at Arraignment/Trial, in addition to the fines and fees. Court costs may exceed $70.00 at Judge’s discretion.

PRE-TRIAL DIVERSION SCHEDULE OF FINES & FEES

Chapter 91 – Animal Control

Dangerous & vicious dog incidents involving pets only:  ………………………………………………………………. $359.00

Dangerous and vicious dog incidents involving humans: ……………………………………………………. $711.00

Dog nuisance incidents, other than excessive noise incidents:  ………………………………………………………………    $145.00

Dog noise incidents:………………………………………   $  77.00

Dumping of animals along roadways or abandoning animals on properties, & other instances of animal cruelty: …$711.00

Dogs running-at-large in restraint districts: ………….. $  77.00

Failure to provide proper rabies inoculations: ………. $145.00

Keeping of wild or exotic animals without County approval: ………………………………………………………………… $711.00

If you have any questions regarding ANY County Ordinances, please visit the Pike County Government’s website.  The Ordinances may be found at:    Pike County Ordinances    Please note:  Contact the Commissioner’s Office to ensure the most recent Ordinances are posted.  Their number is (770) 567-3506.