County Ordinance Fees

County Ordinance Fees

County Licensing:
  1. Unaltered cat or dog (not spayed or neutered) - $25.00
  2. Altered cat or dog (spayed or neutered, under 1 year) - $10.00
  3. Replacement tag- $5.00
Impoundment fees: ( fees include  boarding, impounding, and feeding )
  1. First Occurrence - $40.00
  2. Second Occurrence - $70.00
  3. Third Occurrence - $100.00
  4. Daily board and feeding charge - $10.00
Quarantine Fee:
  1. Daily animal boarding and feeding fee - $15.00
Vicious  Dog Registration Fees:
           1. Initial Vicious dog registration - $225.00
           2. Annual vicious dog registration - $100.00

Euthanasia:
           1. Euthanasia of an owned animal - $80.00

 Disposal Fee:
           1. Disposal fee of an owned animal - $50.00

 Trapping and Rental Service Fees: ( Fourteen day limit)
           1. Full service trap : (non-refundable) - $110.00
           2. Small animal rental: (refundable if trap is returned and no damages)-$80.00
           3. Large animal rental (refundable if trap is returned and no damages) $285.00
           4. Wildlife retrieval service - $20.00

Adoption Fees: (include spay/neuter, rabies vaccination/county license, & microchip)
  1. Adopting a kitten or cat - $60.00
  2. Adopting a puppy or  dog - $70.00
 Civil Infraction Fees:  Civil infractions under Chapter 14 Article II of the Sarasota  County  Code**

Code Section

Description of violation

First

Second

Third

14-36(b)

Interference with  Animal Control Director or Officer

$100.00

$200.00

$300.00

14-36(b)

Removal of animal from custody of  Animal Control Director or Officer

$100.00

$200.00

$300.00

14-36 (b)

Unlawful or unauthorized removal of animal from shelter

$100.00

$200.00

$300.00

14-36(g)

Failure to surrender animal or carcass of dead animal

$200.00

$300.00

MCA*

14-37(a)

Failure to vaccinate dog, cat, or ferret

$100.00

$200.00

$300.00

14-38(a)

Dog or cat wearing expired license tag

$50.00

$100.00

$200.00

14-38(d)

Failure to obtain license certificate or license tag for dog or cat

$50.00

$100.00

$200.00

14-38(d)

Dog or cat wearing license tag issued to another dog or cat

$50.00

$100.00

$100.00

14-38(d)

Possession of stolen, counterfeit or forged certificate , tag or document

$100.00

$200.00

$300.00

14-38(e)

Failure to obtain certificate of registration for dangerous dog /vicious animal

$200.00

$400.00

MCA*

14-38(f)

Failure to sign affidavit on dangerous/vicious animal

$100.00

$200.00

MCA*

14-39

Public Nuisance Animal

$100.00

$200.00

$350.00

14-40(j)

Failure to confine or restrain vicious animal or dangerous dog

$450.00

MCA

MCA*

14-40(I)

Failure to report new owner of dangerous dog/ vicious dog

$50.00

$100.00

$100.00

14-40(m)

Failure to report the death of  dangerous dog/ vicious animal

$50.00

$100.00

$100.00

14-40(n)

Uncontrolled vicious animal which causes injury

$450.00

MCA

MCA*

14-40(o)

Failure to muzzle  dangerous dog/vicious animal when outside secure enclosure

$100.00

$200.00

MCA*

14-41

Dog or cat running at large

$50.00

$200.00

MCA*

14-43

Violation of FAC 64D-3.028- 64D-3.040 (rabies report & Quarantine)

$100.00

$200.00

$300.00

14-43

Failure to maintain dog or cat under rabies quarantine ( FAC 64D-3.038

$200.00

$300.00

MCA*

14-44

Cruelty to animals

$200.00

$500.00

MCA*

14-44 (d)

Confinement of animal in vehicle

$100.00

$250.00

$500.00

14-44(f)

Improper Tethering

$200.00

$500.00

MCA*

14-45

Concealment of animal

$200.00

$300.00

MCA*

14-46

Failure to cage/tether animal riding in open bed of pickup/similar vehicle

$50.00

$100.00

$200.00

14-47

Failure to confine female dog or cat that is in heat

$50.00

$100.00

$200.00

14-48

Animal in park, playground, public school or building, or on beach or failure to remove fecal matter deposited by animal

$50.00

$200.00

$300.00

14-49

Abandonment of animal

$200.00

$300.00

MCA

14-51 (f)

Mandatory court appearance

 

 

 

14-52

Any violation not specifically enumerated herein

$50.00

$100.00

$200.00


*MCA-Mandatory Court Appearance

**The infractions do not include an additional $13.00 mandated fee charged by the Clerk of the Circuit Court.