City of Pawtucket, RI
Providence County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the City of Pawtucket as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Animal Control Officer — See Ch. 50, Art. XIII.
Noise by animals and fowl — See Ch. 286.
Horses in parks — See Ch. 294, Art. I.
Article I Feeding Animals on Streets

§ 116-1 Feeding animals on streets prohibited.

Article II Keeping of Pigeons

§ 116-2 Definitions.

§ 116-3 Licensing requirements; fee.

§ 116-4 Right to access for inspection purposes.

§ 116-5 Rules and regulations.

§ 116-6 Correction of violations; license suspension; changes in premises.

§ 116-7 Violations and penalties.

Article III Keeping of Animals

§ 116-8 Raising or breeding of animals prohibited.

§ 116-8.1 Keeping of certain animals restricted.

Article IV Dogs and Other Animals

§ 116-9 Definitions.

§ 116-10 Enforcement.

§ 116-11 Dogs at large prohibited; proper restraint required.

§ 116-12 Impoundment of dogs; other animals running at large.

§ 116-13 Redemption of impounded dogs and other animals.

§ 116-14 Impoundment fees.

§ 116-15 Confinement of vicious and other dogs and other animals; keeping of wild animals.

§ 116-16 Rabies control.

§ 116-17 Reports of bite cases.

§ 116-18 Responsibilities of veterinarians.

§ 116-19 Exemptions.

§ 116-20 Vaccination.

§ 116-21 Use of approved vaccine; certification.

§ 116-22 Certificate prerequisite to issuance of license.

§ 116-23 Owning or keeping of unvaccinated dog.

§ 116-24 Impounding of unvaccinated dogs.

§ 116-25 Nuisance abatement.

§ 116-26 Places where dogs are not allowed; exception.

§ 116-27 Number of dogs restricted; exception.

§ 116-28 Complaints.

§ 116-29 Complaints regarding cats; violations and penalties.

§ 116-30 Animal Control Fund.

§ 116-31 Adopt-an-animal program.

§ 116-32 Right of entry.

§ 116-33 Interference with enforcement personnel.

§ 116-34 Records.

§ 116-35 Violations and penalties.

§ 116-36 Animal license fees.

§ 116-37 Registration of Rottweilers required.

§ 116-37.1 Pit bulls prohibited.

Article V Canine Waste Removal

§ 116-38 Removal and disposal of feces.

§ 116-38.1 Enforcement.

§ 116-39 Violations and penalties.

§ 116-40 Exemption.

Article VI Display of Animals for Entertainment Purposes

§ 116-41 Permit required.

§ 116-42 Guidelines and requirements for display of animals.

§ 116-43 Certain devices prohibited.

Article VII Feeding of Stray Animals and Wildlife

§ 116-44 Feeding of stray animals and wildlife.

§ 116-45 Designated areas.

§ 116-46 Violations and penalties.

Article VIII Spay or Neuter Requirements for Cats

§ 116-47 Spaying or neutering required; intact permits; fee.

§ 116-48 Revocation of permit.

§ 116-49 Requirements for cats adopted at Pawtucket Animal Shelter.

§ 116-50 Sale or adoption of cats.

§ 116-51 Abandonment of cats.

§ 116-52 Violations and penalties.

§ 116-53 Disposition of fines.

Article IX Violations and Penalties

§ 116-54 Fines.

Article X Kennel License

§ 116-55 License required.

§ 116-56 General application requirements.

§ 116-57 Publication of notice of application.

§ 116-58 License fees.

§ 116-59 General licensing requirements.

§ 116-60 Expiration.

§ 116-61 Breeding, buying or selling of animals.

§ 116-62 Penalties.