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Town of Rock Hall, MD
Kent County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Town of Rock Hall 7-15-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-03.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also repealed former Ch. 94, Dogs and Other Animals, comprised of Art. I, Dog Control Regulations, adopted 6-1-1978 by Ord. No. 30, as amended, and Art. II, Animals at Large, adopted 10-6-1977 by Ord. No. 26, as amended.
Pursuant to the provisions of the Town Charter of Rock Hall, the Mayor and Council do hereby adopt the following chapter.
A. 
Chapter 64 (Animals) of the Code of Public Local Laws of Kent County, as amended, shall be applicable and enforceable by Kent County, Kent County's designee, or the Mayor and Council's designee within the boundaries of the Town of Rock Hall, except as otherwise provided in this chapter. The complete text of the Kent County Animal Control Law, as applicable and enforceable in the Town, is on file and available for public review in the Town office.
[Amended 11-10-2011 by Ord. No. 2011-05]
B. 
The Mayor and Council are authorized to declare certain public areas within the Town off limits to dogs and other animals. Areas so designated shall be posted. A violation of this provision shall be a municipal infraction.
[Added 11-10-2011 by Ord. No. 2011-05]
Chapter 64 (Animals) of the Code of Public Local Laws of Kent County, as applied and enforced within the Town limits as Chapter 94, Dogs and Other Animals, of the Code of the Town of Rock Hall, is hereby amended as follows.[1]
[1]
Editor’s Note: A copy of Kent County Chapter 64, as amended by this ordinance, is on file with a complete copy of the ordinance in the Town offices. According to the recitals of this ordinance, the amendment to Ch. 64 provides for the deletion of provisions permitting the harboring of feral cat colonies.