Oregon Statutes - Chapter 609 - Animal Control; Exotic Animals; Dealers - Section 609.060 - Notice of election result; dogs running at large prohibited; deposit of fees and fines.

(1) If a majority of all votes cast in the election provided for by ORS 609.040 is against permitting dogs to run at large, or if the governing body of the county by ordinance prohibits dogs from running at large, the county shall give notice, by publication in some newspaper having a general circulation in the county, and in the election precinct if the prohibition of dogs running at large affects any one precinct only, for three consecutive weeks.

(2) After 60 days from the date of the notice, every person keeping a dog shall prevent the dog from running at large in any county, city or precinct where prohibited. A person who is the keeper of a dog is guilty of a violation if the dog runs at large in a county, city or precinct where prohibited.

(3) County license fees and the penalty for violation of subsection (2) of this section or ORS 609.100, when collected, shall be paid into the county treasury, and kept in a special fund. [Amended by 1965 c.499 §1; 1977 c.802 §5; 1999 c.658 §5]

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