Animal Control

 

 

MORGAN COUNTY IS NOW HIRING AN ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER. DRIVER’S LICENSE AND HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA REQUIRED. SEND RESUME TO THE COUNTY COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE, 300 WEST STATE STREET BY JULY 15TH.

 

Should you have an emergency during non-business hours and you live within the City of Jacksonville, call the Jacksonville Police Department at 479-4630. If you live in any other area of the County, call the Morgan County Sheriffs Department at 243-6123.

Effective January 1, 2009

Adoption Fees: $80.00 for a dog or puppy, of that $80 you will receive a gift certificate worth $40.00 to be used toward the spay or neuter of said dog. $50.00 for a cat or kitten, of that $50.00 you will receive a gift certificate worth $25.00 to be used toward the spay or neuter of said cat.

As of January 1, 2006, Illinois public act 094-0639 officially became a law. In addition to the pick up fee charged by Morgan County, the state of Illinois will impose an additional $25.00 pick up fee each time the dog or dogs are picked up.


Click to view the Morgan County Animal Control Ordinance.

1st pick up feeMicrochip fee. $ 20.00
$ 15.00
$ 25.00
$ 60.00
$25.00 will be reimbursed if pet is spayed or neuteredwithin 30 calendar day of first pick up. Additional charges may apply. plus $15.00 per day of boarding Total fee
2nd pick up fee $ 50.00$ 25.00 at this time the animal will be by LAW ordered to be spayed or neutered within 30 days from pick up date at owner’s expenseplus $15.00 a day boarding Total fee of $ 75.00
3rd pick up fee $ 100.00
$ 25.00
$125.00
plus $15.00 a day boarding
Total fee
4th pick up fee $ 300.00
$ 25.00
$ 325.00
plus $15.00 a day boarding
Total fee
5th pick up fee $ 500.00
$ 25.00
$ 525.00
plus $15.00 a day boarding Total fee

Miscellaneous Fees:

Trap $25.00
Tazer $25.00
Tranquilizer $25.00