Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
File #: O-48-20    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Withdrawn
File created: 11/18/2020 In control: Finance Committee
On agenda: 11/23/2020 Final action: 2/8/2021
Title: Animal Control - Canine Leash Laws - For the purpose of prohibiting unrestrained dogs in public recreation areas, or at large; authorizing the Police Department to enforce the City's leash laws; and making technical and stylistic changes to the City's animal control laws.
Sponsors: Fred Paone, Elly Tierney, Brooks Schandelmeier
Indexes: Finance Committee, Housing and Human Welfare Committee, Public Safety Committee, Rules and City Government Committee
Attachments: 1. O-48-20 First Reader, 2. O-48-20 Staff Report, 3. O-48-20 Fiscal Impact Note
Title
Animal Control - Canine Leash Laws - For the purpose of prohibiting unrestrained dogs in public recreation areas, or at large; authorizing the Police Department to enforce the City's leash laws; and making technical and stylistic changes to the City's animal control laws.
Body
CITY COUNCIL OF THE
City of Annapolis

Ordinance 48-20

Introduced by: Alderman Paone
Co-sponsored by: Alderwoman Tierney, Alderman Schandelmeier

Referred to
Housing and Human Welfare Committee
Public Safety Committee
Rules and City Government Committee
Finance Committee

AN ORDINANCE concerning


Animal Control - Canine Leash Laws

FOR the purpose of prohibiting unrestrained dogs in public recreation areas, or at large; authorizing the Police Department to enforce the City's leash laws; and making technical and stylistic changes to the City's animal control laws.

BY repealing and re-enacting with amendments the following portions of the Code of the City of Annapolis, 2019 Edition
8.04.020
8.04.030

BY adding the following portions to the Code of the City of Annapolis, 2019 Edition
8.04.050
8.04.060


SECTION I: BE IT ESTABLISHED AND ORDAINED BY THE ANNAPOLIS CITY COUNCIL that the Code of the City of Annapolis shall be amended to read as follows:

Title 8 - ANIMALS
Chapter 8.04 - ANIMAL CONTROL

Section 8.04.020 - County provisions adopted.

A. Except as otherwise provided by this chapter, the provisions of the Anne Arundel County Code NOVEMBER 9, 20051986 edition and supplements, Article 12, Animal Control, as the same from time to time may be amended, are applicable and effective within the City as though IF those provisions were FULLY set forth at length in this chapter. The County shall administer and enforce those regulations in the City in the same manner as they are administered and enforced in the non-municipal areas of the County.
B. In addition to THE provisions of the Anne Arundel County Code made applicable within the City pursuan...

Click here for full text