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Chatham County will hold public hearing on proposed changes to animal control ordinance

Posted Tuesday, January 14, 2014

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Pittsboro, NC - The Chatham County commissioners will hold a public hearing on proposed changes to the county’s animal control ordinance on Tuesday, Jan. 21.

It begins at 6 p.m. in the Historic Courthouse, 200 Sanford Road, Pittsboro.

The hearing gives the public a chance to speak on proposed amendments to the ordinance. The amendments address technical changes that would bring the ordinance up to date with best practices and address options for more restrictive standards of tethering of dogs.

To view a copy of proposed changes, visit the following webpage at or contact Animal Control Director Leigh Ann Garrard at (919) 542-7203 for more information.

To sign up to speak at the meeting, complete the online form found by going to the county website at and using the Quick Links box at the right top of the page to find Public Hearing Signup; or call Lindsay Ray at (919) 542-8200 to sign up or submit written comments.

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