N.Y. Agriculture & Markets Law Section 122
Local laws or ordinances


Any municipality may enact a local law or ordinance upon the keeping or running at large of dogs and the seizure thereof, provided no municipality shall vary, modify, enlarge or restrict the provisions of this article relating to rabies vaccination and euthanization.


Such local law or ordinance may:


impose penalties for violation of such restrictions to be recovered in a civil action in the name of such municipality;


provide for enforcement by fine or imprisonment for any such violation; or


provide for the issuance pursuant to the criminal procedure law of an appearance ticket, or in lieu thereof, a uniform appearance ticket, or in lieu thereof, a uniform appearance ticket and simplified information, as provided in § 113 (Dog control officers)section one hundred thirteen of this article, by any dog control officer, peace officer, acting pursuant to his special duties, or police officer, who is authorized by any municipality to assist in the enforcement of this article for any such violation.

Source: Section 122 — Local laws or ordinances, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/AGM/122 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 8, 2024).

Jun. 8, 2024

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Sep. 22, 2014

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