Washington State Animal Codes


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Adams County

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Asotin County

1. City of Asotin Codes

Benton County

1. Kennewick Municipal Code
    (Note: Select City Attorney, then Municipal Code)

2. Richland Municipal Code

Chelan County

1. Chelan County Code (.pdf)

Clallam County

1. Clallam County Code

Clark County

1. City of Vancouver Municipal Code

2. Clark County Code

Columbia County

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Cowlitz County

1. Cowlitz County Code

Douglas County

1. Douglas County Code

Ferry County

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Garfield County

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Grant County

1. Grant County Code

Grays Harbor County

1. Grays Harbor County Code

Island County

1. Island County Code

King County

1. Bothell Municipal Code

2. City of Bellevue Code

3. City of Pacific Municipal Code

4. Kent City Code

5. King County Code

6. Kirkland Municipal Code

7. Renton Municipal Code

8. Seattle Municipal Code

Kitsap County

1. City of Bremerton Municipal Code

2. Kitsap County Code

Jefferson County

1. Jefferson County Code

Kittitas County

1. Kittitas County Code

Klickitat County

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Lewis County

1. Lewis County Code

Lincoln County

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Mason County

1. Mason County Code

Okanogan County

1. Okanogan County Code

Pacific County


Pend Oreille County

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Pierce County

1. Pierce County Code

2. Tacoma Municipal Code

San Juan County

1. San Juan County Municipal Code

Skagit County

1. Mt. Vernon City Code

2. Skagit County Code

Skamania County

1. Skamania County Code

Snohomish County

1. City of Edmunds Municipal Code

2. City of Marysville WA Municipal Code

3. Everett WA Municipal Code

4. Snohomish County Code (pdf)

Spokane County

1. Spokane Municipal Code

2. Spokane Ordinance Codes

3. Spokane Valley Municipal Code

Stevens County

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Thurston County

1. Thurston County Code

Whatcom County

1. City of Bellingham Municipal Code

2. City of Blaine Municipal Code

3. Whatcom County Code

Whitman County

1. Pullman City Municipal Code

Walla Walla County

1. Walla Walla County Code

2. Walla Walla Municipal Code

Yakima County

1. Yakima County Code

2. Yakima Municipal Code

Wahiakum County

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