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Title: 4 - AGRICULTURE AND DOMESTIC ANIMALS
Chapter: 19 - Annual dog taxes
4:19-1: Annual dog taxes
4:19-2: Assessors to set down number of dogs owned
4:19-3: Refusal to report number and age of dogs; penalty
4:19-4: Use of tax collections to pay claims; handling of fund
4:19-5: Claims for and establishment of damages
4:19-6: Suit by municipality against owner
4:19-7: Effect of article on owner's liability
4:19-8: Failure to kill dog found worrying livestock, penalty
4:19-9: Right to destroy offending dogs
4:19-15.2: Dogs; license and metal registration tag required; placing tag on dog
4:19-15.2a: Evidence of inoculation with rabies vaccine or certification of exemption; requirement for license
4:19-15.3: Application, renewal of dog license; fee; exemptions
4:19-15.3a: Staggered expiration of licenses, prorated fees
4:19-15.3b: Additional fee; dog of reproductive age without permanent alteration of reproductive capacity; disposition
4:19-15.3c: Additional fee for dogs; disposition
4:19-15.4: Time for applying for license
4:19-15.5: Application for dog license, information requested, preservation
4:19-15.6: Dogs brought into state
4:19-15.7: Removing tag from dog without owner's consent; attaching tag to another dog
4:19-15.8: Licensing of kennel, pet shop, shelter, pound.
4:19-15.9: License fees for kennels and pet shops; no fee for shelter or pound
4:19-15.10: Kennels, pet shops, shelters or pounds; permitting dogs to go off premises
4:19-15.11: Disposition of fees collected
4:19-15.12: Fee for dog license.
4:19-15.13: List of licensed kennels, pet shops, shelters and pounds
4:19-15.14: Rules and regulations for kennels, pet shops, shelters and pounds
4:19-15.14a: Animal facilities, use of artificial turf in outdoor enclosures.
4:19-15.15: Canvass of dogs, report
4:19-15.16: Unclaimed dogs or other animals to be euthanized, offered for adoption.
4:19-15.16a: Rules, regulations concerning training, educational qualifications for animal control officers.
4:19-15.16b: Appointment of certified animal control officer.
4:19-15.16c: Powers, authority of certified animal control officer.
4:19-15.16d: Forwarding of copy of complaint, summons, arrest warrant or report.
4:19-15.17: Seizure of dogs, going on premises for
4:19-15.18: Interfering with persons performing duties under act
4:19-15.19: Violations of act or rules; penalty.
4:19-15.20: Penalty to be paid to plaintiff; disposition.
4:19-15.21: Courts of jurisdiction, summary hearing, process
4:19-15.23: Refusal to pay judgment; confinement in jail
4:19-15.27: Act inapplicable to veterinarians' establishments
4:19-15.28: Statutes repealed
4:19-15.29: Effective date
4:19-15.30: "Pet Sterilization Pilot Program."
4:19-15.31: Exceptions to sterilization requirement for adopted animals.
4:19-15.32: Impounded cat, dog, search for owner prior to release to adopter, euthanization.
4:19-15.33: Registry of animal rescue organizations, facilities.
4:19-16: Liability of owner regardless of viciousness of dog
4:19-17: Findings, declarations
4:19-19: Impoundment of dog
4:19-20: Notification of owner of dog; hearing
4:19-21.1: Settlement agreements, immunity of municipality
4:19-22: Dog declared vicious by municipal court; conditions
4:19-23: Dog declared potentially dangerous; conditions.
4:19-24: Registration of potentially dangerous dog; conditions
4:19-25: Appeal of decision
4:19-26: Liability of owner for cost of impounding, destroying dog; rabies testing
4:19-27: Hearing on subsequent actions of dog
4:19-28: Obligations of owner of potentially dangerous dog
4:19-29: Violation by owner; fine, seizure, impoundment of dog
4:19-30: Municipality to register, identify potentially dangerous dogs; publicize phone numbers to report violations
4:19-31: Municipality to establish fee for potentially dangerous dog license
4:19-32: Monthly inspection to verify compliance
4:19-33: Statewide system for registration of potentially dangerous dogs
4:19-34: Actions subject to "New Jersey Tort Claims Act"
4:19-35: Fines, fees, used for enforcement by municipalities
4:19-36: Act to supersede inconsistent local laws
4:19-37: Exemptions for dogs used for law enforcement purposes
4:19-38: Debarking silencing of dog, certain circumstances; third degree crime
4:19-39: Duly licensed veterinarian permitted to debark, silence dog; penalty
4:19-40: Seizure, forfeiture of dog at time of arrest of violator
4:19-41: Statement filed by veterinarian.
4:19-42: Issuance of license, determination as to whether dog surgically debarked, silenced
4:19-43: Information provided to prospective owner