TOWN OF CATHLAMET, WA
ORDINANCE 636-20, AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 6.05 OF THE CATHLAMET MUNICIPAL CODE RELATING TO PET LICENSES
A SUMMARY OF THIS ORDINANCE IS AS FOLLOWS:
WHEREAS, the Town Council recently repealed the Pit Bull Dog ordinance which has made it a necessity that the Town maintains adequate regulation of pets in town-limits for public safety; and the Town’s existing pet license ordinance has gone unchanged since 1972;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF CATHLAMET AS FOLLOWS:
CMC.6.05.010 and section 1 of Ordinance No. 261 are each amended to read as follows: It shall be unlawful for any person to own or keep a dog or cat within the corporate limits of the Town of Cathlamet without procuring a current license therefor as provided in this chapter.
Section 2. CMC 6.05.020 and section 2 of Ordinance No. 261 are each amended to read as follows:
(1) All licenses granted under this chapter shall be valid for one year, the licensing year commencing on January 1 and running through December 31. As a condition to issuance or reissuance of a license, the license applicant shall provide proof that the pet animal for whom the license is intended has a current rabies vaccination certification. A late fee of $10.00 shall be assessed for licenses purchased on or after January 31 and prior to March 1. Failure to license a pet animal on or after March 1 is a Class 3 civil infraction.
(2) Annual license fees are as follows: Dogs, spayed or neutered: $15.00; Cats, spayed or neutered: $7.50; Dogs, unaltered: $30.00; Cats, unaltered: $15.00