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Increase in animal-services fees clears its first hurdle

An ordinance boosting fees for animal services while tightening codes governing owners of dogs, cats and other animals won preliminary approval Thursday in Carson City. Inspection and permit fees for having more than three animals older than 6 months would jump from $2 to $50 under the proposal put before the Board of Supervisors, with a cost of $100 in the first year for application and inspection of premises. That’s in addition to the annual fee. Subsequently, just the $50 permit fee would apply each year. The ordinance also would increase possible fines for misdemeanor violations, going from $500 to …

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