Administrative Citations

What are the fines I can receive on an Administrative Citation?

Ordinance Violation 1st Violation 2nd Violation 3rd Violation & Subsequent

Interference with Denver Animal Protection Employee

$125 $200 $300

Leash Law

$80 $150 $300

Barking Dog

$125 $200 $300
Rabies Vaccination Required $100 $250 $500

Failure to display rabies vaccination tag

$50 $75 $100

License Required

$75 $100 $200
Spaying and Neutering $250 $550 $900
Failure to attach license tag  $50 $75 $100
Keeping Wild or Dangerous Animals Prohibited  $200 $500 $700
Disposition of Excrement  $150 $250 $500
Unlawful Accumulation of Manure  $150 $250 $500
Herding and Grazing Unlawful  $100 $300 $500
Livestock or Fowl Permit Required $125  $300 $500
Quarantine $300  $700 $999
Cruelty to Animal Prohibited $300 $700 $999
Neglect of Animals Prohibited $200 $500 $700
Frightening, Shooting, Killing, Trapping, Molesting, etc., Song and Insectivorous Birds  $300 $700 $999
Trapping of Animals $300 $700 $999
Non-compliance with Sterilization Agreement $250    

 

*2nd & 3rd offense based on violations within 12 months of the prior violation

**If compliance is demonstrated within 10 calendar days of a 1st violation only the penalty is reduced by 100% for rabies vaccination violations.

***If compliance is demonstrated within 20 calendar days of a 1st violation only the penalty is reduced by 100% for spay and neuter violations. 

Compliance documentation with citation may be presented to: Denver Animal Shelter, 1241 W. Bayaud Ave, Denver, CO 80223

You may also email compliance documentation along with citation to dap.customercare@denvergov.org