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West's Wyoming Statutes Annotated. Title 15. Cities and Towns. Chapter 1. General Provisions. Article 1. Powers and Miscellaneous Matters. 15-1-103. General powers of governing bodies

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Citation: WY ST 15-1-103

Citation: W.S.1977 15-1-103


Last Checked by Web Center Staff: 09/2013

Summary:  

This Wyoming statute provides that the governing bodies of all cities and towns may regulate or prohibit the running at large within the city limits of any animals, impose a license fee for the keeping or harboring of dogs and establish and provide for the operation of a pound.  They may also abate nuisances (dogs at large are defined as such), establish quarantines, and enact other ordinances for the general health, safety, and welfare of the community.



Statute in Full:

(See section xiv for dog provisions)

(a) The governing bodies of all cities and towns may:

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(xiv) Regulate or prohibit the running at large within the city limits of any animals, impose a license fee for the keeping or harboring of dogs and establish and provide for the operation of a pound;

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CREDIT(S)

Laws 1965, ch. 112, § 3; Laws 1967, ch. 117, § 1; Laws 1967, ch. 151, § 1; Laws 1969, ch. 120, § 1; Laws 1973, ch. 206, § 1; Laws 1977, ch. 45, § 4; Laws 1979, ch. 85, § 1; Laws 1979, ch. 155, § 2; Laws 1980, ch. 38, § 1; Laws 1981, ch. 101, § 1; Laws 1981, ch. 174, § 2; Laws 1984, ch. 15, § 1; Laws 1984, ch. 34, § 2; Laws 1985, ch. 172, §§ 1, 3; Laws 1991, ch. 206, § 1; Laws 1991, ch. 215, § 1; Laws 1991, ch. 240, § 1; Laws 1995, ch. 118, § 2, eff. July 1, 1995; Laws 1996, ch. 75, § 1, eff. March 19, 1996; Laws 1997, ch. 59, § 1, eff. Feb. 18, 1997; Laws 1998, Sp. & Bud. Sess., ch. 84, § 1, eff. July 1, 1998; Laws 1999, ch. 22, §§ 1, 2, eff. July 1, 1999; Laws 1999, ch. 107, § 1, eff. Feb. 25, 1999; Laws 2004, ch. 42, § 1, eff. March 3, 2004; Laws 2004, ch. 130, § 1, eff. March 19, 2004; Laws 2007, ch. 50, § 1, eff. July 1, 2007; Laws 2007, ch. 67, § 1, eff. July 1, 2007; Laws 2007, ch. 139, § 2, eff. July 1, 2007; Laws 2009, ch. 138, § 1, eff. July 1, 2009.

 



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