Full Statute Name:  West's Oregon Revised Statutes Annotated. Title 48. Animals. Chapter 609. Animal Control; Exotic Animals; Dealers. Dogs. 609.060. Notice by publication of election result; dogs running at large prohibited; violations

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Primary Citation:  O. R. S. § 609.060 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  November, 2014 Alternate Citation:  OR ST § 609.060 Date Adopted:  1965
Summary:

This Oregon statute provides that if a governing body of a county by ordinance, or a measure approved by the electors in an election prohibits dogs from running at large, the county shall give notice, by publication in a newspaper having a general circulation in the county. If after 60 days from the notice, a keeper violates the running at large ordinance, he or she commits a Class B violation.

Statute Text: 

(1) If the governing body of a county by ordinance, or a measure approved by the electors in an election conducted in accordance with ORS chapter 250, prohibits dogs from running at large, the county shall give notice, by publication in a newspaper having a general circulation in the county.

(2) After 60 days from the date of the notice, every person keeping a dog shall prevent the dog from running at large in any county or city where prohibited. A person who is the keeper of a dog commits a Class B violation if the dog runs at large where prohibited.

CREDIT(S)

Amended by Laws 1965, c. 499, § 1; Laws 1977, c. 802, § 5; Laws 1999, c. 658, § 5; Laws 2011, c. 597, §§ 248, 317, eff. July 1, 2011, operative Jan. 1, 2012.

 

 

 

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