By Orange County Supervisor Todd Spitzer
This week, the Board of Supervisors, in a 3-1 vote, approved a new fee schedule for OC Animal Care, which increased 55 fees, decreased 19 fees, and maintained 29 fees at their prior levels. Supervisor Todd Spitzer cast the sole vote against the new fee schedule, which increases the standard dog license fee by 12.5%.
“By increasing the standard dog licensing fee from $24 to $27, Orange County has one of the highest fees in Southern California,” Supervisor Spitzer said. “I oppose this fee increase because it is unfair to law-abiding citizens who are forced to pay more to subsidize those who break the law by refusing to license their dogs.” Continue reading