Full Statute Name:  West's North Carolina General Statutes Annotated. Chapter 160A. Cities and Towns. Article 8. Delegation and Exercise of the General Police Power.

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Primary Citation:  NC ST § 160A-186 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  December, 2014 Alternate Citation:  N.C.G.S.A. § 160A-186 Date Adopted:  1971
Summary:

This North Carolina statute provides that a city may by ordinance regulate, restrict, or prohibit the keeping, running, or going at large of any domestic animals, including dogs and cats. The ordinance may provide that animals allowed to run at large in violation of the ordinance may be seized and sold or destroyed after reasonable efforts to notify their owner.

Statute Text: 

A city may by ordinance regulate, restrict, or prohibit the keeping, running, or going at large of any domestic animals, including dogs and cats. The ordinance may provide that animals allowed to run at large in violation of the ordinance may be seized and sold or destroyed after reasonable efforts to notify their owner.

CREDIT(S)

Amended by Laws 1971, c. 698, § 1.

 

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