Fayette County Ordinances governing the county’s Animal Control, can be viewed by visiting Municipal Code Corporation (Municode). Please check with your local government to receive a copy of the ordinances enforced in your area.
A judge can fine any amount up to $1,000.00 and/or jail time. The first offense is at the discretion of the Judge, second and third offenses are mandatory set fines. You may be fined more but not less. Four or more offenses are at the discretion of the Judge.Typical Fines
It is State law that all animals must be vaccinated against rabies. Animals are old enough to be vaccinated against rabies at the age of three to four months. We do issue citations for unvaccinated animals.
It is State law that any animal adopted from an animal shelter or humane society are spayed or neutered. We do issue citations when someone adopts an animal and fails to have it spayed or neutered.
All other violations of the animal control ordinance must be heard in court.