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The presence of animals at large, stray animals, nuisance animals and diseased animals within the corporate limits of the town is hereby declared to be a public nuisance. Such animals are a threat to the health of the community and to the safety of persons and property alike. In order to abate and control this nuisance, the Police Department of the town will have the responsibility of animal control.
(Ord. passed 7-25-2000)
Animal shelters, see G.S. § 160A-493
Regulations of wild and domestic animals, see G.S. § 160A-187