Town of Bethel, CT
Fairfield County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Selectmen of the Town of Bethel 7-18-1987.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance was originally designated as Ch. 74 but was included as Ch. 48 to maintain the alphabetical sequence of the Code.

§ 48-1 Fees for impounded dogs.

A. 
For the redemption of an impounded dog, the owner or keeper thereof shall pay the sum of $10, together with the cost of advertising incurred under the provisions of Section 22-332 of the Connecticut General Statutes.
B. 
When the owner or keeper of such impounded dog fails to redeem such dog within 24 hours after receiving notification to do so or, where the owner was unknown, within 24 hours after notification was effected by means of publication in a newspaper, such owner or keeper shall pay, in addition to said redemption fee and the cost of advertising, the sum of $5 per day or any part thereof until the dog is retrieved, together with any medical expenses that arose due to the dog needing medical assistance by a licensed veterinarian.
C. 
Any owner or keeper of such impounded dog who fails to redeem such dog within 120 hours after receiving notification to do so shall have committed an infraction and shall pay a penalty of $25.