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Oklahoma Statutes Annotated. Title 11. Cities and Towns. Chapter 1. Municipal Code. Powers of Cities and Towns. Article XXII. General Powers of Municipalities.

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Citation: 11 Okl. St. Ann. 22-115

Citation: OK ST T. 11 22-115


Last Checked by Web Center Staff: 01/2014

Summary:  

This Oklahoma statute provides that the municipal governing body may regulate or prohibit animals from running at large.  The governing body may also regulate and provide for taxing the owners and harborers of dogs, and authorize the killing of dogs which are found at large in violation of any ordinance regulating the same.



Statute in Full:

The municipal governing body may regulate or prohibit animals from running at large. Animals which are running at large may be impounded and sold to discharge any costs and penalties established by the governing body and the expense of impounding, keeping or sale of such animals. The governing body may also provide for the erection of pens, pounds, and buildings for the use of the municipality, within or without the municipal limits, and appoint and compensate keepers thereof, and establish and enforce rules governing the pens, pounds or buildings. The governing body may also regulate and provide for taxing the owners and harborers of dogs, and authorize the killing of dogs which are found at large in violation of any ordinance regulating the same.

CREDIT(S)
Laws 1977, c. 256, § 22-115, eff. July 1, 1978.

 



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