Full Statute Name:  West's Alaska Statutes Annotated. Title 3. Agriculture, Animals, and Food. Chapter 55. Care of Animals; Control of Dogs. Article 1. Dogs. § 03.55.070. Power of village council to control dogs

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Primary Citation:  AS § 03.55.070 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  August, 2015 Alternate Citation:  AK ST § 03.55.070 Date Adopted:  1962
Summary:

This Alaska statute enables a village council the power to destroy loose dogs in the village and otherwise control dogs to the extent authorized first class cities.  The council may impose and enforce the provisions of a dog control ordinance in the total area within 20 miles of the village.

Statute Text: 

(a) A village council duly elected by residents of an unincorporated village not within an organized borough may destroy loose dogs in the village and may otherwise control dogs to the extent authorized first class cities.

(b) The council may impose and enforce the provisions of a dog control ordinance in the total area within 20 miles of the village. The ordinance must generally describe the area in which it is imposed. If two villages having dog control ordinances lie within 40 miles of each other, the jurisdiction of each village terminates at a point midway between them.

SLA 1962, ch. 120, § 4; SLA 1966, ch. 109, § 7.

 

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