Draft Ordinance: Animal Control

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Sierra County Board of Commissioners will hold a special meeting on November 19, 2019, at 9:00 a.m., for the purpose of conducting a public hearing on the SIERRA COUNTY ANIMAL ORDINANCE NO. 19-06 ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE SEIZURE AND DISPOSITION OF ESTRAY, DANGEROUS AND VICIOUS ANIMALS; PROVIDING A PENALTY; ESTABLISHING SEVERABILITY AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE. The Ordinance will be considered by the Board of County Commissioners for Final Passage at a regular meeting to follow the public hearing, on November 19, 2019, at 10:00 AM. The public hearing and commission meeting will be held at the Albert J. Lyon Event Center, 2953 S. Broadway, Truth or Consequences 87901.

Complete copies of the proposed Sierra County Ordinance are available for download:


Copies are also available for public inspection at the Office of the County Clerks, at 100 N. Date Street, Truth or Consequences, NM 87901, or in the County Administration Office at 855 Van Patten, Truth or Consequences, NM 87901. Copies of the proposed Ordinance may be purchased by the public from either office for .50 cents a page.

If you are an individual with a disability who is in need of any form of auxiliary aid for service please contact the County Manager’s Office at, 855 Van Patten, Truth or Consequences, NM 87901, (575)894-6215, at least one week prior to the meeting or as soon as possible.

For additional information contact the Sierra County Administration Office at (575)894-6215.