The LawFor more detail see The Law: Animal Control Ordinances
All dogs and cats over 4 months of age MUST be vaccinated against the rabies virus and dogs MUST be licensed (cat licenses are voluntary). MCC 8.08.010 & 8.08.030
No Rooster Keeping Operation can legally operate in the unincorporated areas of Monterey County without either a permit exemption or a permit.
For a complete listing of Title 8, Animal Control Codes, please click here: see codes