ensure the health, safety and welfare of the community, the department
is charged with the responsibility of animal control. The primary emphasis
of the animal control officer is the enforcement of city ordinances relating
to rabies inoculations and leash laws. The animal control officer also
maintains and operates the Cordele Animal Shelter. In recent years, animal
control has placed more efforts in identifying and handling dogs that
are considered dangerous or potentially dangerous under the City Code
and State law. Finally, the department is also responsible for addressing
problems with non-domesticated animals (i.e. snakes, alligators, pigeons)
that are considered a threat or nuisance.
ONLY (i.e. snake in the house, vicious dog), please
call 911 if it is after hours.
a complaint, please call 276-2921, between the hours of 8:00 a.m.
- 5:00 p.m. or you may complete the form below:
form is for City of Cordele residents only. County residents should contact
Crisp County Sheriff's Department at 229-276-2600 and ask for Deputy Butterworth.