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Fees and Ordinances

Animal Protection Ordinances:    

The Department of Animal Protection ordinances pertain to the residents and animals within the Ketchikan Gateway Borough.

To view, click on the following ordinance link: Ketchikan Gateway Borough code of ordinances          

 

Animal Protection Citations 
  • Interference with duties
$150
  • Failure to obtain dog license
$50
  • Failure to immunize against Rabies
$100
  • Failure to obtain animal establishment permit   
$100
  • Leash Law Violation 
$50
  • Creating excessive noise (barking dog)    
$50
  • Failure to confine dog in heat
$50
  • Improper Restraint (tied to public way)
$50
  • Animal defecation on public way    
$50

 

Fees and Charges:

DOG LICENSE (renewed annually)

1. Unaltered   $50.00
2. Altered   $15.00
3. Duplicate   $5.00

4. Potentially Dangerous  $100.00

5. Owner transfer $5.00

CAT I.D. TAG (Good for life of cat)

1. Unaltered   $25.00
2. Altered   $25.00

ADOPTION

1. Unaltered, Over four-Months-Old

(Includes spay/neuter and adoption fee)
   a. Dog   $171.00
   b. Cat   $134.00

2. Unaltered, Under Four-Months-Old
   a. Dog   $150.00
   b. Cat   $134.00

3. Altered
   a. Dog   $30.00
   b. Cat   $20.00

SENIOR CITIZENS

1.  One free dog license per year

ANIMAL QUARANTINE

1.  Home Quarantine   $10.00 (Rabies vacc. must be current)

2. Shelter Quarantine  $100.00    

IMPOUND

1. Wearing a Current
  a. Dog License 

               1.  First Offense $Free

               2.  Second Offense $40.00

               3.  Repeating Offenses $50 Citation
  b. Cat I.D. Tag  

               1.  First Offense $Free

               2.  Repeating Offenses $40.00

2. Not Wearing a Current License or I.D. Tag
  a. Dog
               1. First Offense   $40.00
               2. Second Offense   $70.00
               3. Repeating Offenses   $100.00

  b. Cat   $40.00

SUBSISTANCE FEE: $20.00 Per Day, Per Animal

SURRENDER

1. Ketchikan Gateway Borough Resident   $Free
2. NonResident   $30.00 per animal

RABIES VACCINATION

1. Certificate   $30.00
2. Certificate and Transportation   $130.00

TRANSPORTATION FEE-ONE WAY: $50.00

LEASH LAW EXEMPTION PERMIT: $25.00

PRIVATE BOARDING: $40.00 Per Day, Per Animal.


ANIMAL ESTABLISHMENT PERMIT

 First year of 3 year permit - $100.00

 renewal each calander year - $50.00