Codes, resolutions, and ordiances vary by jurisdiction. The information on this page is for El Paso County residents. Animal Law Enforcement (ALE) also enforces Colorado Revised Statutes that address domestic animals. Please note, this information is provided as a convenience for citizens. ALE strives to keep this information current, but does not guarantee its accuracy. You should always check with your local jurisdiction to ensure you 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 on this 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