(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]Section: Previous 609.010 609.015 609.020 609.030 609.035 609.040 609.050 609.060 609.070 609.080 609.090 609.092 609.093 609.095 609.097 Next
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