City seeks to simplify at-large animal rules

Amendments to the city’s animal-at-large ordinance aims to make the law more clear for pet owners in Green River.

The updated ordinance was introduced last week during the April 5 Green River City Council meeting and specifically bans animals not leashed or in a kennel when not at their owner’s property, excluding areas deemed off-leash areas by Green River City Administrator Reed Clevenger. On their owner’s property, animals need to be fenced in to prevent them from escaping, restrained with a tether or under the owner’s direct supervision.

Tom Jarvie, the city’s chief of police, said the cha...


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