City of Buffalo, NY
Erie County
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[HISTORY: Derived from the Charter and Ordinances, 1974, of the City of Buffalo as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Article I Breeding and Keeping of Certain Animals (Derived from Secs. 109 and 110 of Ch. XXV of the Charter and Ordinances, 1974)

§ 78-1 Detriment to public health prohibited.

§ 78-2 Required acreage and permit for keeping cows.

§ 78-3 Permit for sale, stabling or fattening cows, sheep, hogs and cattle.

§ 78-3.1 Display of slaughtered game.

§ 78-4 Revocation and expiration of permits.

Article II Pigeons and Starlings

§ 78-5 Determination of pigeons as public health menace.

§ 78-6 Authorization to trap pigeons.

§ 78-7 Disposition of trapped pigeons; exceptions.

§ 78-8 Feeding of pigeons.

§ 78-9 Pigeon trapping permits.

§ 78-10 Starlings.

Article III Licensing and Impoundment of Dogs; Cats

§ 78-11 Public pound.

§ 78-12 Seizure, redemption periods and impoundment fees.

§ 78-13 Adoption; fee.

§ 78-14 Proof of ownership required for redemption.

§ 78-15 Licensing and identification of dogs.

§ 78-15.1 Legislative intent.

§ 78-15.2 Limited exemption.

§ 78-15.3 License requirement.

§ 78-15.4 License fees.

§ 78-15.5 Exceptions to fee requirements.

§ 78-15.6 Identification of dogs.

Article IV Control of Dogs

§ 78-16 Legislative authority; enforcement.

§ 78-17 Definitions.

§ 78-18 Running at large; special events.

§ 78-19 Restraint on premises.

§ 78-19.1 Restrictions on keeping dogs.

§ 78-20 Noise.

§ 78-21 Penalties for offenses.

Article V Dog Control Violations

§ 78-22 Definitions.

§ 78-23 Additional jurisdiction of Parking Violations Bureau.

§ 78-24 Additional powers and duties of Parking Violations Bureau personnel.

§ 78-25 General powers and duties of Parking Violations Bureau.

§ 78-26 Notice of violation (summons).

§ 78-27 Methods of pleading and payment of penalties.

§ 78-28 Penalties for offenses.

§ 78-29 Hearings.

§ 78-30 Determination of charges; judgments.

§ 78-31 Appeals.

Article VI Euthanasia; Surrender to Shelter

§ 78-32 Fee for euthanasia.

§ 78-33 Surrender of animal to Buffalo Animal Shelter.

Article VII Feral Cats

§ 78-34 Definitions.

§ 78-35 Trap, neuter, vaccinate, and return program policy.

§ 78-36 Implementation of policy.