An ad hoc committee of the Montgomery City Council will meet again on Monday, December 20, 2021, to continue work on a proposed animal ordinance. Media reports indicate that the committee intends to propose:
- Expanded requirements to obtain a breeding permit, raising the annual permit fee from $20 to $150, and requiring the applicant to have a business license and other documentation.
- Specific requirements for animal housing.
- Mandatory microchipping.
- New language regarding at-large and vicious animals, increased penalties for violations, and additional provisions.
WHAT YOU CAN DO
Animal owners in Montgomery are urged to attend the meeting and take part in the lawmaking process.
Montgomery City Council’s Ad Hoc Committee – Animal Ordinance
December 20, 2021, 5:30 p.m.
Old Council Chamber, Room 142, City Hall
103 North Perry Street, Montgomery, AL 36104
For additional meeting information, contact the City Clerk’s office at 334-625-2195. Residents are also encouraged to contact their City Council members with questions about the proposed animal ordinance.
For more information, please contact AKC Government Relations at firstname.lastname@example.org or 919-816-3720.