Animal Control

DOG LICENSING

A person keeping, harboring or maintaining a Dog over six months of age in the Town of Superior must register and license the dog.

LICENCE FEES 

Annual license fee is $10.00 for unneutered male and unspayed femal dogs

Lifetime license fee is $5.00 for neutered male or spayed female dogs.

ALL DOGS MUST HAVE A RABIES VACCINATION

  • Proof of Rabies Vaccination is required for all dogs
  • Proof of neutering or spaying is reguired for a lifetime license

Annual licenses expire on January 1 following the issuance of the license.

Lifetime licenses are renewable upon proof of rabies vaccination.

Any dog found off the owner’s premises without a license tag will be considered unlicensed even though a license has een issued for the dog.

License tags are not transferable from one dog to another and it shall be unlawful for any person to place a license tag upon a dog for which it has not been issued.

DOGS RUNNING AT LARGE

Dogs must be under restraint at all times, owners shall no allow dogs to run-at-large.

The definition for restraint: Controlled by a leash not longer than six (6) feet; or at “heel” beside a competent person and obedient to the person’s commands; or within a vehicle with permission of the owner; or within the property limits of premises controlled by the owner or other consenting person.

PENALTIES

Fines for violations of the Town Dog Ordinances are as follows:

1st offense——–$50.00

  2nd offense—- $200.00

3rd offense—-A fine not exceeding $500.00, or by imprisonment not to exceed 6 months, or by both such fine and imprisonment, and the option to remove and dispose of the dog.

NUMBER OF DOGS

 The maximum number of dogs that can be kept in the Town of Superior is 2 dogs over the age of six months.

Exception:

1.  Special permit approved by the Town Council for 3-5 dogs

2.  A Kennel license for 5 or more dogs approved by the     Town Council.

The special permit and kennel license require a public hearing before approval is given by the Town Council.

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