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City Attorney

Roger Baker
Tooele City Attorney

90 North Main Street
Tooele, UT 84074

Phone: 435.843.2120
Fax: 435.843.2129

Title 6. Chapter 8. Animal Control Shelter

6-8-1. Animal shelter provided.

Tooele City shall provide premises and facilities to be used as an animal shelter where impounded small animals can be adequately kept. The City shall purchase and supply food and furnish humane care for impounded animals, subject to owner reimbursement.

(Ord. 2017-07, 03-15-2017) (Ord. 2003-28, 12-17-2003) (Ord. 1981-14, 05-25-1981)

6-8-2. Disposal facilities.

Tooele City shall provide for the humane destruction of dogs and other animals required to be destroyed by this Title or by the laws of the State of Utah.

(Ord. 2017-07, 03-15-2017) (Ord. 2003-28, 12-17-2003) (Ord. 1981-14, 05-25-1981)

6-8-3. Medical treatment.

Tooele City may furnish medical treatment, when necessary, to animals impounded under the provisions of this Title. The costs for such treatment shall be assessed to the owner upon redemption, or to the new owner upon purchase or adoption.

(Ord. 2017-07, 03-15-2017) (Ord. 2003-28, 12-17-2003) (Ord. 1981-14, 05-25-1981)


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Please Note:  Every attempt has been made to keep this online Tooele City Code up-to-date; however, there may be discrepancies between this online code and that which is actually adopted.  If you have questions about the Tooele City Code or for the most recent update, please call (435) 843-2120 or email

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