Below are links to the Codes and Resolutions in El Paso County, as well as the Colorado Revised Statutes pertaining to animals. This information is provided aconvenience for citizens. The Animal Law Enforcement department strives to keep this information current, but does not guarantee its accuracy. Citizens should always check with their local jurisdiction to ensure they have the most complete and accurate information available.
Colorado State Statutes
Title 18: Criminal Code
(Article 9 Offenses Against Public Peace, Order and Decency, Part 2 Cruelty to Animals)
El Paso County Law
El Paso County animal control resolutions only apply to the areas indicated in green on map.
Colorado Springs City Code
Chapter 6: Neighborhood Vitality/Community Health
(Article 7 – 11 Regulation of Animals)
Fountain Municipal Code
Title 6: Regulation of Animals
Manitou Springs Municipal Code
Title 7: Animals
Monument Municipal Code
Title 6: Animals