Mathews County, VA
 
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of Mathews County as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Article I Diseased Animals

§ 6-1 Prohibited acts.

Article II Vicious Dogs

§ 6-2 Definitions.

§ 6-3 Determination of viciousness.

§ 6-4 Exceptions to being determined dangerous or vicious.

§ 6-5 Dangerous dog registration certificate; fee; identification tag required.

§ 6-6 Requirements for issuance of certificates or renewals.

§ 6-7 Control of dangerous dogs.

§ 6-8 When owner is a minor.

§ 6-9 Notification of animal control authority.

§ 6-10 Violations and penalties.

Article III Regulation of Dogs

§ 6-11 Animal Control Officer.

§ 6-12 Definitions.

§ 6-13 License required; tax; unlicensed dogs prohibited.

§ 6-14 Payment of license tax.

§ 6-15 Payment of license tax subsequent to summons.

§ 6-16 Status of dog not wearing license tag.

§ 6-17 Application for license.

§ 6-18 Vaccination or inoculation against rabies required.

§ 6-19 Certificate of inoculation or vaccination to be issued.

§ 6-20 Contents of dog license.

§ 6-21 Duplicate license tags; fee.

§ 6-22 Dog license receipts; dogs to wear tags.

§ 6-23 Kennels.

§ 6-24 Licensed dogs deemed personal property.

§ 6-25 Dogs killing or injuring sheep or other livestock or poultry.

§ 6-26 Dogs killing or injuring companion animals.

§ 6-27 Killing unlicensed dogs.

§ 6-28 Compensation for livestock and poultry killed by dogs.

§ 6-29 Disposal of dead dogs.

§ 6-30 Other unlawful acts.

§ 6-31 Violations and penalties.

Article IV Cats

§ 6-32 Title; statutory authority.

§ 6-33 Definitions.

§ 6-34 Rabies control.

§ 6-35 Violations and penalties.

Article V Nuisance Animals

§ 6-36 Title; statutory authority.

§ 6-37 Control of animal by owner required; behavior constituting a public nuisance.

§ 6-38 Procedure; civil penalty.

§ 6-39 Custody.

§ 6-40 Responsibility for costs of confinement, removal or abatement.

Article VI Wild, Exotic, Venomous or Poisonous Animals

§ 6-41 Definitions.

§ 6-42 Keeping of wild, exotic, venomous or poisonous animals.