Full Statute Name:  Code of Laws of South Carolina 1976 Annotated. Title 47. Animals, Livestock and Poultry. Chapter 3. Dogs and Other Domestic Pets. Article 1. Regulation by Counties and Municipalities. § 47-3-20. Local animal care and control ordinances authorized.

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Primary Citation:  Code 1976 § 47-3-20 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  November, 2014 Alternate Citation:  SC ST § 47-3-20 Date Adopted:  1962
Summary: This South Carolina statute provides that the governing body of each county or municipality in this State may enact ordinances and promulgate regulations for the care and control of dogs, cats, and other animals and to prescribe penalties for violations.
Statute Text: 

The governing body of each county or municipality in this State may enact ordinances and promulgate regulations for the care and control of dogs, cats, and other animals and to prescribe penalties for violations.

HISTORY: 1962 Code § 6-145; 1972 (57) 2733; 1975 (59) 235; Amended by 2000 Act No. 293, § 1, eff May 19, 2000.

EFFECT OF AMENDMENT

The 2000 amendment added "or municipality", "care and" and ", cats," and substituted "animals " for "domestic pets".

 

 

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