Animals falling under the Nuisance Animal Ordinance, include:
- Animals at large
- Being outside “in heat.”
- Doing property damage
Nuisance animals in Orange County (including Chapel Hill and Carrboro) should be reported by calling 919-942-7387, option 1. If you are calling outside of regular operating hours, please leave a detailed message with your best contact number and someone will return your call as soon as possible.
For Animal Control emergencies when we are closed, including potential rabies exposures or animal bites to humans, please dial 9-1-1 to be connected to our on-call Animal Control Officer.