Full Statute Name:  West's Wyoming Statutes Annotated. Title 15. Cities and Towns. Chapter 1. General Provisions. Article 1. Powers and Miscellaneous Matters. § 15-1-103. General powers of governing bodies

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Primary Citation:  WY ST § 15-1-103 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  October, 2014 Alternate Citation:  W.S. 1957, § 15.1-3 Date Adopted:  1965
Summary:

This Wyoming statute provides that the governing bodies of all cities and towns may regulate or prohibit the running at large within the city limits of any animals, impose a license fee for the keeping or harboring of dogs and establish and provide for the operation of a pound.  They may also abate nuisances (dogs at large are defined as such), establish quarantines, and enact other ordinances for the general health, safety, and welfare of the community.

Statute Text: 

(See section xiv for dog provisions)

(a) The governing bodies of all cities and towns may:

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(xiv) Regulate or prohibit the running at large within the city limits of any animals, impose a license fee for the keeping or harboring of dogs and establish and provide for the operation of a pound;

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CREDIT(S)

Laws 1965, ch. 112, § 3; Laws 1967, ch. 117, § 1; Laws 1967, ch. 151, § 1; Laws 1969, ch. 120, § 1; Laws 1973, ch. 206, § 1; Laws 1977, ch. 45, § 4; Laws 1979, ch. 85, § 1; Laws 1979, ch. 155, § 2; Laws 1980, ch. 38, § 1; Laws 1981, ch. 101, § 1; Laws 1981, ch. 174, § 2; Laws 1984, ch. 15, § 1; Laws 1984, ch. 34, § 2; Laws 1985, ch. 172, §§ 1, 3; Laws 1991, ch. 206, § 1; Laws 1991, ch. 215, § 1; Laws 1991, ch. 240, § 1; Laws 1995, ch. 118, § 2, eff. July 1, 1995; Laws 1996, ch. 75, § 1, eff. March 19, 1996; Laws 1997, ch. 59, § 1, eff. Feb. 18, 1997; Laws 1998, Sp. & Bud. Sess., ch. 84, § 1, eff. July 1, 1998; Laws 1999, ch. 22, §§ 1, 2, eff. July 1, 1999; Laws 1999, ch. 107, § 1, eff. Feb. 25, 1999; Laws 2004, ch. 42, § 1, eff. March 3, 2004; Laws 2004, ch. 130, § 1, eff. March 19, 2004; Laws 2007, ch. 50, § 1, eff. July 1, 2007; Laws 2007, ch. 67, § 1, eff. July 1, 2007; Laws 2007, ch. 139, § 2, eff. July 1, 2007; Laws 2009, ch. 138, § 1, eff. July 1, 2009.

 

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