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You must apply for a Boarding Kennel License by submitting completed application on the form provided by the Department of Animal Care and Control. Section 10.28.050 requires that the Application be accompanied by the Approval from the director of the regional planning department that the maintenance of the kennel in the location you specify will not violate any local zoning ordinances. I am reprinting the relevant parts of the Los Angeles Municipal Code for your reference.
10.28.020 Initial license--Application required.
Every person desiring a license to operate an animal facility or to keep a wild
animal under Section 10.28.060, shall file an application with the department
upon a form to be provided by the department, and at such time pay the required
fee and any applicable penalty as set forth in Section 10.90.010.II. A person
who possessed or owned a wild animal or who operated an animal facility without
the required license, shall pay the penalty set forth in Section 10.90.010.II.C.4, in addition to the license fee.
When a person applies for licenses for different purposes for animals at the same premises at the same time, the cost of the licenses shall be reduced by the amount set forth in Section 10.90.010.II.A.1.k. (Ord. 2009-0017 § 13, 2009: Ord. 2004-0036 § 8, 2004: Ord. 9454 § 1 (part), 1967: Ord. 4729 Art. 6 § 602, 1946.)
10.28.030 License--Form and information required.
Each application for any license covered by this chapter shall be upon a form to be
furnished by the department, and shall contain such information as the director
may require. (Ord. 9454 § 1 (part), 1967: Ord. 4729 Art. 6 § 622, 1946.)
10.28.040 License fee not refundable.
No part of the license fee is refundable in any case. (Ord. 2004-0036 § 9, 2004:
Ord. 93-0002 § 6, 1993: Ord. 85-0204 § 14, 1985: Ord. 9454 § 1 (part), 1967:
Ord. 4729 Art. 6 § 621, 1946.)
10.28.050 License requirements--Inspection prerequisite to issuance and renewal.
Upon the filing of any license or renewal application covered by this chapter, the
or renew the license if the following requirements are met:
A. The maintenance of the animal or animals at the location set forth in the
application will not violate any law or ordinance of the county of Los Angeles,
federal law or any law of the state of California, or constitute a menace to
the health, peace or safety of the community;
B. The applicant has received approval from the director of the regional planning
department that the maintenance of the animal or animals as defined in this
chapter, at the location specified in the application for the license therefore, will not violate any provision of any zoning ordinance or other specific plan of land use;
C. The applicant has not had a license, covered by this chapter, denied or revoked
within the county of Los Angeles within twelve months prior to the application.
However, the director may issue a license within the twelve month waiting
period if the applicant is able to make the showing required by Section
10.28.150. (Ord. 2011-0011 § 4, 2011: Ord. 2004-0036 § 10, 2004: Ord. 9454 § 1
(part), 1967: Ord. 4729 Art. 6 § 623, 1946.)
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Minimum standards which must be maintained by a facility housing animals, including boarding kennels are contained in Los Angeles Municipal Code 10.40.010 and can be found at the following link:
10.40.040 Dog kennels--Records required for each animal.
A. The holder of an animal facility license shall maintain the following current
records, which shall be available for inspection on the premises:
1. The name, current address and telephone number of the owner of each animal kept at the animal facility;
2. The date the animal entered and left the animal facility, including the records
of animals that die while at the facility;
3. The reason for the animal being at the animal facility, such as for boarding,
sale, breeding or grooming;
4. The description of the animal, including its age, breed, sex, color and other
available identifying information, such as an animal license number, tattoo or
microchip registration number.
B. A current, valid rabies certificate shall be maintained for every dog over four
months of age while the dog is kept at the animal facility.
C. Any animal facility selling dogs and cats to the public shall post a
conspicuous notice containing the following information on each dog or cat's
cage: the breeder's name, address and license number. If the breeder's name is
not known, then the name and address of the person from whom the dog or cat was
obtained shall be displayed. (Ord. 2011-0011 § 11, 2011: Ord. 9454 § 1 (part),
1967: Ord. 4729 Art. 9 § 905, 1946.)
10.40.050 Dog kennels--Surfacing and sanitation of dog runs.
Dog kennel runs shall be of concrete, provided with adequate draining for proper
sanitation, or, if sand or pea gravel is used, droppings must be picked up and
disposed of and the runs treated periodically with an effective disinfectant.
(Ord. 9454 § 1 (part), 1967: Ord. 4729 Art. 9 § 906, 1946.)
10.32.070 Cat kennel requirements.
Every person owning or operating any animal facility used to keep cats, shall keep
all cats therein under proper confinement on the premises and shall not cause,
permit or allow such cats to be or to run at large. (Ord. 2011-0011 § 7, 2011:
Ord. 9454 § 1 (part), 1967: Ord. 8964 § 2, 1965: Ord. 8613 § 1 (part), 1964:
Ord. 8043 § 12 (part), 1961: Ord. 7351 § 3 (part), 1958: Ord. 6937 § 8, 1956:
Ord. 4729 Art. 7 § 705, 1946.)
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