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A snow emergency is declared after a snowfall of more than three inches. Plowing starts on the snow emergency routes first and then goes to side streets.
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They can be obtained through your local veterinarian or Dog licenses are handled by the city clerk's office. You need to show proof of the rabies vaccine given by a licensed veterinarian. The license fee at City Hall is $5.
For Dog license, five dollars for a non-spayed female or non-neutered male. There will be no license fee for a spayed female or a neutered male. It shall be the responsibility of the owner of any spayed female or a neutered male to keep and provide upon request, proof that said the dog has been spayed or neutered. There will also be no license fee for dogs owned by persons sixty-five years of age or older.
Any person residing in the city and owning or having in his or her possession any cats shall obtain a license as required by this chapter of the Carthage Code. There shall be a charge of five dollars for a non-spayed female or non-neutered male. Licenses for the keeping of cats shall expire annually on the anniversary date of its issuance. There will be no license fee for a spayed female or a neutered male. It shall be the responsibility of the owner of any spayed female or a neutered male to keep and provide upon request, proof that said the cat has been spayed or neutered. Further, each cat must be vaccinated for rabies. There will also be no license fee for cats owned by persons sixty-five years of age or older.
No more than five dogs and cats, and no more than three of this number being dogs, shall be kept at any individual, commercial, industrial or residential unit within the city.
Republic services will pick up one large item (along with your regular trash), but you must call them at 800-627-1717 and let them know in advance.
Bulk waste includes items that are typically too large to be disposed of in your regular curbside trash container. To help you get rid of these large items, Republic Services offers easy bulk trash pickup for recycling or disposal, so you don't have to haul them to a landfill.
Bulk items typically include:
Tuesday through Saturday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. It is located at 1309 Oakhill Road. Phone: 237-7024.