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Animal Control Ordinance


Dog licenses are required for all dogs at the age of six months, or within 30 days of residency in the County. Licenses are $15 a year for a spayed or neutered dog and $25 for a dog that is not spayed or neutered. Before a license can be issued, a dog must have a rabies vaccination at a veterinarian’s clinic. It is the owners responsibility to bring their rabies certificate and proof of spay or neuter with them.

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In order to remain current with ORS Chapter 609 and to reduce the number of ordinances on dog control in Union County, this ordinance will amend the October 5th, 1977 ordinance establishing an animal control ordinance to protect the health, safety and welfare of the people of Union County and to provide for control and the protection of dogs therein. Ordinance 1991-15, Ordinance 1993-10, Ordinance 1997-1, and Ordinance 2004-5, in the matter of a dog control district & declaring an emergency.

NOW THEREFORE, the Union County Board of Commissioners does hereby enact the following provisions, which may be referred to as Animal Control Ordinance 2014-03.

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See the attached document for the full Union County dog control district ordinance NO. 2014-03.


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