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West's North Carolina General Statutes Annotated. Chapter 153A. Counties. Article 6. Delegation and Exercise of the General Police Power; Chapter 160A. Cities and Towns. Article 8. Delegation and Exercise of the General Police Power.

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Citation: NC ST 153A-131; NC ST 160A-187

Citation: N.C.G.S.A. 153A-131; N.C.G.S.A. 160A-187


Last Checked by Web Center Staff: 01/2013

Summary:   These two North Carolina statutes provide that a city or county may by ordinance regulate, restrict, or prohibit the possession or harboring of animals which are dangerous to persons or property.


Statute in Full:

 

§ 153A-131. Possession or harboring of dangerous animals

A county may by ordinance regulate, restrict, or prohibit the possession or harboring of animals which are dangerous to persons or property. No such ordinance shall have the effect of permitting any activity or condition with respect to a wild animal which is prohibited or more severely restricted by regulations of the Wildlife Resources Commission.


CREDIT(S)

Added by Laws 1973, c. 822, § 1. Amended by Laws 1977, c. 407, § 1.

 

§ 160A-187. Possession or harboring of dangerous animals

A city may by ordinance regulate, restrict, or prohibit the possession or harboring within the city of animals which are dangerous to persons or property. No such ordinance shall have the effect of permitting any activity or condition with respect to a wild animal which is prohibited or more severely restricted by regulations of the Wildlife Resources Commission.

CREDIT(S)

Added by Laws 1971, c. 698, § 1. Amended by Laws 1977, c. 407, § 2.


 [Link to administrative regulation - .0212 IMPORTATION REQUIREMENTS: WILD ANIMALS]

 



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