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The DC Code: § 8-2033 Exception.

Index8 Environmental and Animal Control and Protection (Refs & Annos)
Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to prohibit any owner or operator of a locally assisted housing accommodation for elderly persons or persons with disabilities or any local housing authority from requiring the removal from any rental unit any common household pet whose conduct or condition is duly determined to constitute a threat or nuisance to the health or safety of the other occupants of the housing accommodation. The owner or operator of a locally assisted housing accommodation shall regulate pet ownership in accordance with rules established pursuant to § 8-2035.
No pet shall be kept in violation of health statutes or under circumstances constituting cruelty to animals as set forth in § 22-1001.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 2001 Ed., § 8-2203. 1981 Ed., § 6-1023. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 16-305, in subsec. (a), substituted "elderly persons or persons with disabilities" for "the elderly or handicapped". Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 7-181, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 8-2031. For Law 16-305, see notes following § 8-1804. DC CODE § 8-2033 Current through December 11, 2012


(Mar. 16, 1989, D.C. Law 7-181, § 4, 35 DCR 7715; Apr. 24, 2007, D.C. Law 16-305, § 31(c), 53 DCR 6198.)