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Posted on: November 15, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Public Feedback Sought on Proposed Changes to County Code, Title 6 Animals

The Nye County Board of Commissioners will be proposing amendments to the Nye County Code, Title 6, to amend the ordinance governing Animals in the county. The draft amendments are available for your review here

 Specifically, the proposed amendments will:

(a)   Amend Chapter 6.04 General Provisions;
(b)   Amend Chapter 6.05 Enforcement;
(c)   Remove Chapter 6.06 Licensing, Vaccinations, Limits on Number, Running at Large, Impoundment, Rabies Prevention;
(d)   Add Chapter 6.06 Vaccinations;
(e)   Add Chapter 6.07 Microchip Identification Devise;
(f)    Add Chapter 6.08 Limits on Dogs and Cats;
(g)   Add Chapter 6.09 Permits, Limits;
(h)   Add Chapter 6.10 Animals Running at Large;
(i)    Add Chapter 6.11 Impoundment for Violations of this Code;
(j)    Add Chapter 6.12 Animal Bites, Reports Required;
(k)   Add Chapter 6.13 Reporting of Found Animals;
(l)    Add Chapter 6.14 Animal Waste and Odor;
(m)  Add Chapter 6.15 Cruelty to Animals;
(n)   Add Chapter 6.16 Animal Facility Regulations;
(o)   Amend Chapter 6.20 Miscellaneous Animal Regulations;
(p)   Remove Chapter 6.30 Ownership and Possession of Special Conditions Animals;
(q)   Amend Chapter 6.40 Appeals to Board of County Commissioners. 

Interested parties may submit comments to the Nye County Board of Commissioners, in care of the Assistant County Manager Lorina Dellinger, PO Box 153, Tonopah, NV, 89049 or to no later than close of business Friday, December 1, 2023. 

A County Commission Workshop is tentatively planned for December. 

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