Cecil County, MD
 
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of County Commissioners (now County Council) of Cecil County 7-17-2012 by Ord. No. 2011-02. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Foxes — See Ch. 209.
Article I Definitions

§ 142-1 Terms defined.

Article II Animal Care and Control Oversight Commission

§ 142-2 Appointments; terms; compensation; officers; meetings.

§ 142-3 Powers and duties.

§ 142-4 Quarterly review of records; report to governing body.

Article III Animal Care and Control Authority

§ 142-5 Powers and duties regarding state and County laws; fees.

§ 142-6 Enforcement.

§ 142-7 Impoundment of nondangerous dogs.

§ 142-8 Redemption of impounded nondangerous dogs.

§ 142-9 Impoundment and redemption of dangerous dogs.

§ 142-10 Reporting requirements.

Article IV Public Safety

§ 142-11 Health certificates.

§ 142-12 State requirements for dangerous dogs.

§ 142-13 Additional requirements for dangerous dogs.

Article V Rabies Control

§ 142-14 Standards; immunization required.

§ 142-15 Reports of animal bites.

§ 142-16 Responsibilities of veterinarians.

Article VI Standards for Care and Keeping of Animals

§ 142-17 Proper shelter and care.

§ 142-18 Neglect and cruelty.

§ 142-19 Animal behavior and actions.

§ 142-20 Restraint.

§ 142-21 Female dogs in estrus (heat).

§ 142-22 Animal waste; dead or decaying animals.

Article VII Kennels, Catteries and Pet Shops

§ 142-23 License requirements and restrictions.

§ 142-24 Commercial kennels and catteries.

§ 142-25 Hobby kennels.

§ 142-26 Boarding kennels.

§ 142-27 IRS-defined nonprofit canine rescue kennels.

§ 142-28 Pet shop standards.

§ 142-29 Kennel, cattery or pet shop closure.

Article VIII Licensing

§ 142-30 General licensing.

§ 142-31 Commercial kennel and cattery licensing.

§ 142-32 Hobby kennel licensing.

§ 142-33 Boarding kennel licensing.

§ 142-34 Pet shop licensing.

§ 142-35 Tags and collars.

Article IX Additional Provisions

§ 142-36 Other regulated activities.

§ 142-37 Dangerous wild animals.

§ 142-38 Effective date.

Article X Fines and Penalties

§ 142-39 Violations and penalties.

Article XI Standards to Govern

§ 142-40 Contract abrogation provision.