Doña Ana County, NM
 
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Amendment to Chapter 134
Created: 2014-03-19|Updated: 2014-06-26

An Amendment to Chapter 134: Animals, was enacted by the Board of County Commissioners of Doña Ana County on December 10, 2013, by Ordinance No. 266-2013, and became effective on January 17, 2014.  This Amendment is located under the "New Laws" tab and can be accessed by clicking the hyperlink above. /rv  

[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of County Commissioners of Doña Ana County 9-24-2002 by Ord. No. 203-02. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES

Animal control permits and services — See Ch. 179, Art. VIII.

Land use and zoning — See Ch. 250.

ARTICLE I
General Provisions (§ 134-1 — § 134-2) 

ARTICLE II
Administration (§ 134-3 — § 134-8) 

ARTICLE III
Animal Control and Impoundment Procedures (§ 134-9 — § 134-11) 

ARTICLE IV
Permits Required (§ 134-12 — § 134-17) 

ARTICLE V
Owner's Duties (§ 134-18 — § 134-22) 

ARTICLE VI
Prohibited Activities (§ 134-23 — § 134-46) 

ARTICLE VII
Wild or Exotic Animals; Guard Dogs (§ 134-47 — § 134-48) 

ARTICLE VIII
Penalties and Appeals (§ 134-49 — § 134-50) 

Article I General Provisions

§ 134-1 Short title and legislative intent.

§ 134-2 Definitions.

Article II Administration

§ 134-3 Rules and regulations; animal control officer uniform and identification.

§ 134-4 Appointment of animal control officers.

§ 134-5 Complaint procedure.

§ 134-6 Procedure for Sheriff and animal control officers.

§ 134-7 Fees.

§ 134-8 County animal control facilities.

Article III Animal Control and Impoundment Procedures

§ 134-9 Impounding animals.

§ 134-10 Impoundment of horses.

§ 134-11 Feeding and retention of strays.

Article IV Permits Required

§ 134-12 Multiple-animal site permit.

§ 134-13 Intact animal permit.

§ 134-14 Litter permit.

§ 134-15 Guard dog permit.

§ 134-16 Wild animal permit.

§ 134-17 Canine hybrid permit.

Article V Owner's Duties

§ 134-18 Animals biting persons.

§ 134-19 Animal vaccination.

§ 134-20 Number of animals allowed.

§ 134-21 Restraint of animals; restraint devices.

§ 134-22 Animal identification.

Article VI Prohibited Activities

§ 134-23 Abandonment.

§ 134-24 Admission of qualified assistance animals to public places.

§ 134-25 Animals disturbing the peace.

§ 134-26 Animals killing or injuring livestock or protected wildlife.

§ 134-27 Animals on unenclosed properties.

§ 134-28 Animal poisoning.

§ 134-29 Animals running at large.

§ 134-30 Injury to animals by motorists.

§ 134-31 Animals transported in vehicles.

§ 134-32 Animal waste.

§ 134-33 Breaking into animal control facilities or vehicles.

§ 134-34 Care and maintenance of animals.

§ 134-35 Care and maintenance of livestock.

§ 134-36 Confinement of female dogs or cats in mating season.

§ 134-37 Cruelty to animals.

§ 134-38 Animal fighting.

§ 134-39 Hobbling.

§ 134-40 Interference with animal control officers.

§ 134-41 Keeping seriously sick or injured animals.

§ 134-42 Dead animals.

§ 134-43 Sale and display of animals.

§ 134-44 Vicious or dangerous animals.

§ 134-45 Feral cats and stray dogs.

§ 134-46 Penalty for repeat offenses.

Article VII Wild or Exotic Animals; Guard Dogs

§ 134-47 Wild and exotic animals.

§ 134-48 Guard dogs.

Article VIII Penalties and Appeals

§ 134-49 Suspensions and revocations of permits.

§ 134-50 Appeal procedures for permit denial, suspension or revocation.