Board of Supervisors Meeting Date: 

Terrence L. Nyhous,  Center District Supervisor

March 13, 2008

Staff Lead:


Tracy A. Gallehr, Deputy County Attorney

 County Attorney's Office


An Ordinance to Amend Fauquier County Code Sections 4-1 and 4-25 Pertaining to Provision of Adequate Space and Shelter for Companion Animals

Topic Description:

Adoption of revisions of two sections of the Fauquier County Code (Sections 4-1 and 4-25) that would prohibit confining or tethering companion animals to inadequate space for more than 12 continuous hours in any 24-hour period.  A public hearing was held on December 13, 2007, and a work session on February 14, 2008.

Requested Action of the Board of Supervisors: 

Consider adoption of the attached Ordinance.

Financial Impacts Analysis:


Identify any other Departments, Organizations or Individuals that would be affected by this request:

Commonwealth Attorney's Office

Fauquier County Sheriff's Office

Fauquier County Hunt Club Organizations

Fauquier County Humane Investigators

Fauquier County SPCA

Warrenton Kennel Club

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