Fines & Fees

Animal Control Fines and Fees

1. Annual pet registration and tag Windcrest Code of Ordinances Sec. 6-59(a)
1a. registration for sterilized and microchipped pets Free
1b. registration fee for unsterilized dogs or cats $25
1c. registration fee for pets sterilized not microchipped $5

2. Fine for animals in violation of Windcrest Code of

Ordinances, Sec. 6-59(a), requiring registration of pets $100

  1. Duplicate Pet Registration Tag Fee $2
  2. Litter Permit Fee Windcrest Code of Ordinances, Sec. 6-59(b) $50
  3. Fine for animals in violation of Windcrest Code of Ordinances,
    Section 6-61(b), requiring identification tags or microchip $25
  4. Violation of Windcrest Code of Ordinances 6 to 62, requiring leashing
    or containment of dogs when under owner's control but outside of
    owner's fenced premises $100
  5. Violation of Windcrest Code of Ordinances Sec. 6 to 62 Dogs and Cats
    At Large (in addition to all boarding fees):
    4a. Fine for 1st instance per residence one dog $0
    4b. Fine for 2nd instance per residence per dog $35
    4c. Fine for 3rd instance per residence per dog $75
    4d. Fine for each instance after the 3rd instance per residence per dog $200
    4e. Each instance per residence per cat outside not sterilized $50
  6. Rabies immunization for reclaimed animals without current proof
    of vaccination $10
  7. Deposits
    9a. Rabies vaccination $50
    9b. Sterilization:
    9b(1). Male cat $75
    9b(2). Female cat $90
    9b(3). Male dog $75
    9b(4). Female dog $90

Cumulative Fees

Note: Fines and fees are cumulative. For example, if an animal is reclaimed for the third time by city animal control employees and the animal is not immunized or registered, the total fee would be $195 plus any boarding fees. This total reflects $75 for the third reclaiming, $100 for violation of the registration provision of the Code of Ordinances, and $10 for violation of the immunization provision of the Code of Ordinances.

Not Included

Note: The list above does not include violations of Windcrest ordinances regarding the treatment of animals that require judicial review.

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(210) 655-2666 

8601 Midcrown Dr. Windcrest TX 78239