Section 30656. (Added by Stats. 1983, Ch. 108, Sec. 1.)
Cite as: Cal. Food & Agric. Code §30656.
(a)Any county, city, or city and county may, by ordinance, elect to utilize the provisions of this section in lieu of Sections 30653 and 30654.
(b)The claim for damages to livestock, in addition to being governed by Part 3 (commencing with Section 900) and Part 4 (commencing with Section 940) of Division 3.6 of Title 1 of the Government Code, shall be accompanied by a statement by the local animal control officer relating to the probable cause of death of the animal and by proof submitted by the owner of the livestock to establish the value of the animal.
(c)The statement submitted by the local animal control officer shall set forth the facts upon which the officer’s statement is based and shall indicate whether, to the best of the officer’s knowledge, the animal was killed by a dog.