Animal Ordinance

Contra Costa County Animal Control Ordinance 80-97

Below you will find links to the Contra Costa County municipal code where you can access free information pertaining to animal laws in Contra Costa County. These sections include information on dangerous animals, licensing, impounds, rabies control, animal noise and many other County animal laws.

*April 2020 Update: On March 10, 2020 the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors amended the County’s Dangerous Animal Ordinance. The amended ordinance (416-18) can be found below and will take effect on April 10, 2020.