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posted: 07/19/17

Notice of Public Hearing Bill No. 2017-7


August 15, 2017

The County Council of Dorchester County, Maryland will conduct a public hearing at 6:20 p.m. on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 in Room 110, County Office Building, 501 Court Lane, Cambridge, Maryland 21613 to consider BILL NO. 2017-7 - AN ACT OF THE COUNTY COUNCIL OF DORCHESTER COUNTY, MARYLAND PURSUANT TO SECTION 13-120 OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ARTICLE OF THE ANNOTATED CODE OF MARYLAND TO REPEAL AND REENACT WITH AMENDMENTS CHAPTER 78, ENTITLED “DOG CONTROL”, OF THE DORCHESTER COUNTY CODE PROVIDING FOR A COMPREHENSIVE SYSTEM FOR THE REGULATION OF DOGS, PROVIDING DEFINITIONS FOR WORDS USED IN CHAPTER 78 OF THE DORCHESTER COUNTY CODE, PROVIDING FOR THE ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT, PROVIDING FOR THE APPLICABILITY OF CHAPTER 78, PROVIDING FOR ANIMAL CARE OF DOGS, PROVIDING FOR THE SEIZURE AND IMPOUNDMENT AND DISPOSITION OF DOGS, PROVIDING FOR THE REDEMPTION OF DOGS, PROVIDING FOR PROCEDURES CONCERNING PERSONS BITTEN OR EXPOSED TO DOGS SUSPECTED OF HAVING RABIES, PROVIDING FOR LICENSES AND VACCINATION OF DOGS AND PROVIDING ANY VIOLATION OF THIS CHAPTER SHALL BE A CIVIL INFRACTION.

 

The public is invited to attend the hearing and to provide comments.

 

COUNTY COUNCIL OF DORCHESTER COUNTY, MARYLAND

By:  Ricky C. Travers, President

Click here to view the proposed legislation.