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Title 1 General Provisions
Title 2 Administration and Personnel
Title 3 Revenue and Finance
Title 5 Business Licenses and Regulations
Title 6 Animals
6.04 Definitions
6.08 Licensing for Dogs, Kennels and Pet Shops; Cat and Ferret Registration
6.12 Rabies Control
6.16 Dog Restrictions--Penalty
6.20 Impoundment
6.24 Restraining and Abandonment of Animals
6.28 Investigation, Citations and Penalties
6.32 Bear-proof Collection Bins, Containers, and Structures
Title 8 Health and Safety
Title 9 Criminal Code
Title 10 Vehicles and Traffic
Title 12 Streets and Other Public Places
Title 13 Parks
Title 14 Airports
Title 18 Town Annexation and Service Districts
Title 19 Initiative Ordinances
Title 20 Consolidated Development Code
Effective Date
Table of Ordinances
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County Codes
Title 6 Animals
6.28 Investigation, Citations and Penalties
6.28.010 Investigation
6.28.020 Authority to issue citations
6.28.030 Violation--Penalties

6.28.010 Investigation
The animal control officer is empowered to investigate grievances concerning animals in the county. Prior to conducting an on-the-scene investigation based on telephone grievances, the animal control officer may ascertain what attempts have been by the complaining party or others to bring the problem to a satisfactory solution. Attempts by a citizen to solve a problem and the emergency nature of the situation should be considered by the animal control officer in determining whether or not immediate on-the-scene investigation or action is necessary. (Ord. 815, 1998; Ord. 434 (part), 1985)
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6.28.020 Authority to issue citations
The county animal control officers are empowered to prepare, sign and serve written citations on persons accused of violating this title. In lieu of citation, the animal control officer may issue a warning and instructions for corrective action. (Ord. 1170, 2006; Ord. 815, 1998; Ord. 434 (part), 1985)
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6.28.030 Violation--Penalties
Any person violating any of the provisions of this title is guilty of a misdemeanor. (Ord 1305, 2010; Ord. 645, 1994; Ord. 434 (part), 1985)
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