ORS 609.030¹
Establishing dog control district
  • appointment of supervisors
  • enforcement
  • county governing body as supervisors
  • dog control officer

(1) The governing body of any county may declare the county a dog control district.

(2) Upon declaration of the dog control district the county governing body may appoint a board of supervisors, and provide for the terms, compensation and other aspects of service by board members, at least two of whom shall be connected directly or indirectly with the livestock industry.

(3) The board may issue licenses and enforce all of the county and state laws relating to the control of dogs within the county, including that of making arrests and shall perform such other duties as the county governing body may assign to it.

(4) The county governing body may elect to act as the board of supervisors of the dog control district.

(5) The county governing body may provide for appointment of a dog control officer and otherwise provide for administration and enforcement of a dog control program. [Amended by 1957 c.79 §1; 1963 c.398 §1; 1975 c.297 §1; 1977 c.189 §9]

Chapter 609

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Possession and ad­min­is­tra­­tion of sodium pentobarbital by county animal control program, (1982) Vol 42, p 297

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 609—Animal Control; Exotic Animals; Dealers, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors609.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 609, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­609ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent. Currency Information