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9.14.040 Exceptions.
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(1) The prohibition contained in SCC 9.14.030 shall not apply to dogs that are under control while engaged in one of the following:

(a) Lawful herding of farm animals;

(b) Lawful hunting activities;

(c) Lawful competition sanctioned by a nationally recognized body or a local chapter thereof; or

(d) Lawful training in preparation for such herding, hunting, or competitive activities.

(2) The prohibition contained in SCC 9.14.030 shall not apply in future "open run areas" established by Snohomish county. For this chapter "open run areas" means a clearly defined area where dogs are allowed to run off a leash but under control.

(3) Dogs engaged in search and rescue activities in conformance with chapter 118-04 WAC are exempt from the prohibition contained in SCC 9.14.030.

(4) Dogs engaged in law enforcement activities conducted by city, county, state, or federal law enforcement officials are exempt from the prohibition contained in SCC 9.14.030. (Amended by Ord. 82-114 § 2, Dec. 16, 1982; Amended by § 22 of Res. adopted July 10, 1978; Amended by Ord. 96-052 § 7, July 10, 1996, Eff date July 25, 1996).

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