THE CITY COUNCIL OF HARRINGTON, WA
Ordinance NO. 488 - Dog Licensing

Harrington WA - Dog Ordinance (PDF)

The City Council of Harrington approved Ordinance #488 pertaining to the licensing, vaccination, and registration requirements of dogs; prohibiting dogs from running at large within the corporate limits of the City of Harrington; or cre­ating a public nuisance by barking; proper disposal of ani­mal waste; authorizing the impoundment and destruction of dogs; providing for civil penalties; and superseding all other ordinances in conflict.

Following is the fees and fines sched­ule that went into effect on May 31, 2014.
If you have questions, please contact Harrington City Hall at 11 South Third St. or 253-4345.

FEES AND FINES

YEARLY LICENSING FEE:
$15.00 (spayed or neutered)
$25.00 (not spayed or neutered)
(Each dog must be licensed by the last business day in May)

LICENSE FEE AFTER LAST BUSINESS DAY IN MAY: $30.00 (spayed or neutered)
$50.00 (not spayed or neutered)

CITATION FOR EACH NON-LICENSED DOG: $100.00

DOG AT LARGE (ABLE TO BE APPREHENDED)
First offense: $50.00
Second offense: $100.00
Third, and subsequent, offense(s) $150.00

DOG AT LARGE (UNABLE TO BE APPREHENDED)
First offense: $100.00
Second offense: $50.00
Third, and subsequent, offense(s) $200.00

ANIMAL WASTE CITATION:
First offense: $25.00
Subsequent violations: $50.00

UNREASONABLE, BARKING/HOWLING:
First offense: written warning
Second offense: $25.00
Third, and subsequent, offense(s) $50.00

IMPOUND FEE: $30.00

DAILY MAINTENANCE FEE DURING IMPOUND:
$20.00/DAY.