Town of Coventry, RI
Kent County
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Table of Contents
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Coventry 11-12-1991 by Ord. No. 9-91-0181 as Ch. 3 of the 1991 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Noise — See Ch. 169.
Parks and recreation areas — See Ch. 175.
Article I Control of Animals

§ 97-1 Definitions.

§ 97-2 Violations and penalties.

§ 97-3 Exemptions from chapter.

§ 97-4 Enforcement of chapter.

§ 97-5 Authority to enter premises and take possession of animal.

§ 97-6 Interfering with enforcement of chapter.

§ 97-7 Complaints.

§ 97-8 Animals and fowl creating nuisance; restrictions on livestock and farm animals.

§ 97-9 Confinement of dangerous or vicious animals and female animals in heat.

§ 97-10 Keeping of wild animals; destruction of wild animals found at large.

§ 97-11 Dog license required; license fees.

§ 97-12 Limitation on number of dogs, cats and ferrets kept at residences.

§ 97-13 Unrestricted and vicious dogs prohibited.

§ 97-14 Dogs prohibited on school property, in stores and in eating places; exception; duty to clean.

§ 97-15 Destruction of dogs, cats and other domesticated animals.

§ 97-16 Animal Care Fund established.

§ 97-16.1 Animal confinement in motor vehicles prohibited.

Article II Impoundment

§ 97-17 Records of impoundment and disposition.

§ 97-18 Animals subject to impoundment.

§ 97-19 Notice to owner of impounded dog.

§ 97-20 Confinement at pound.

§ 97-21 Fees.

§ 97-22 Redemption.

§ 97-23 Disposition of unredeemed animals.

Article III Rabies Control

§ 97-24 Vaccination of dogs, cats and ferrets required.

§ 97-25 Physicians to report bite cases.

§ 97-26 Record of bite cases.

§ 97-27 Veterinarians to report suspected rabies cases.

§ 97-28 Quarantine of animal that has bitten person or been exposed to rabies.

§ 97-29 Destruction, isolation or restraint of dog bitten by rabid animal.

§ 97-30 Disposition of rabid animals.

§ 97-31 Refusal to surrender animal for quarantine or destruction.

§ 97-32 Unauthorized destruction or removal of rabid animals, animals exposed to rabies or animals biting persons.

§ 97-33 Surrender of carcass of animal exposed to rabies.

§ 97-34 Death of quarantined animal.

§ 97-35 Area-wide quarantine when rabies diagnosed; emergency vaccination of dogs.