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The Cabot Animal Shelter is located at 2951 South 1st Street in Cabot at the Allman Bevis Ball Complex. The Programs Office for Cabot Animal Support Services is located at 2102 S. 2nd Street.
Animal Control can be reached by phone at 501-843-2021, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Animal Shelter hours of operation are Monday through Friday from Noon until 5 p.m. and the last Saturday of the month from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Weekend hours are subject to change.
If you have found a displaced dog or cat, please refer to the Found Pet Resources page on our website. You can have the pet scanned for a microchip at one of the After-Hours Chip Scanner Locations around the city. If you are unable to locate the owner within 48 hours, please contact Animal Services at 501-843-2021 for the animal to be picked up. If you would prefer to bring the animal to the shelter, you can do so between the hours of noon to 5 pm Monday through Friday.
We currently have dogs and cats available for adoption. All of our pets can be seen by going to the Adoptable Pets page on our website.
Yes! Every dog and cat over the age of 4 months must have a city license that is renewed annually. A city license can be purchased at the Animal Shelter at a cost of $5 for altered animals and $15 for unaltered animals. In order to purchase a license for your pet, you must bring a copy of the pet's current rabies vaccination to the Cabot Animal Shelter between the hours of noon and 5pm, Monday through Friday.
We encourage every person wanting to adopt to come by the shelter and spend some time with the pet to make sure the bond between you and your pet is formed.
We currently do not have an adoption fee; however, the cost associated with spaying/neutering will be collected at the time of adoption. The total cost to adopt is $100 for dogs and $80 for cats which includes the spay/neuter, rabies, microchip, and a city license (if applicable).
Under the current law, each household is only permitted to own 4 animals (dogs and cats) within the city limits. This can be any combination of dogs or cats but cannot total more than 4 pets.
No!! Dogs that are predominately bully breeds are allowed within city limits but must be registered with Animal Services. You can find a list of the bully registration requirements at the following link: https://cabotanimalsupportservices.com/services/pit-bull-registration/
Unfortunately, there is no such thing as a true "No Kill" shelter as every organization must make tough calls when difficult health situations arise. Our humane euthanasia numbers are extremely low and hoover between 1-3% which gives us a "Live Release" rate of around 97-99%. Due to the volume of animals that we see every year and a large number of those being displaced and at a health disadvantage sometimes we do have to humanely euthanize when the number of animals in our care exceed the number we can house humanely.
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Yes, we follow Arkansas open burning regulations. Please call Cabot Dispatch at 501-843-6526 to give address of the control burn location.
ADEQ Burn Guidelines
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The fax number for the Police Department is 501-843-5437.
The mailing address for the Police Department is:
101 North Second Street
Cabot, AR 72023
Sec. 20-36. - Curfew imposed.
It shall be unlawful for any minor to be upon the streets, sidewalks, parks, playgrounds, public places and vacant lots, or to ride in or upon, drive or otherwise operate or be a passenger of any automobile, bicycle, or other vehicle in, upon, over or through the streets, or other public places between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m., Sunday through Thursday, or 12:00 midnight and 5:00 a.m., Friday and Saturday.
It shall be unlawful for any parent to permit a minor to be upon the streets, sidewalks, parks, playgrounds, public places and vacant lots, or to ride in or upon, drive or otherwise operate, or be a passenger of any automobile, bicycle, or other vehicle in, upon, over or through the streets, or other public places between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m., Sunday through Thursday, or 12:00 midnight and 5:00 a.m., Friday and Saturday. The fact that a minor is in violation of the provisions of subsection (a) of this section, without a defense as set forth in section 20-37, shall create a rebuttable presumption that a parent is in violation of this section.
It shall be unlawful for any minor to be upon the streets, sidewalks, parks, playgrounds, public places and vacant lots, or to ride in or upon, drive or otherwise operate or be a passenger of any automobile, bicycle, or other vehicle in, upon, over or through the streets, or other public places between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
It shall be unlawful for any parent to permit a minor to be upon the streets, sidewalks, parks, playgrounds, public places and vacant lots, or to ride in or upon, drive or otherwise operate a vehicle in, upon, over or through the streets, or other public places as set forth in this section. The fact that a minor is in violation of the provisions of this section, without a defense as set forth in section 20-37, shall create a rebuttable presumption that a parent is in violation of this section.
(Code 1992, § 130.33; Ord. No. 2-1994, 2-14-1994; Ord. No. 25-1997, 6-9-1997)
Sec. 20-37. - Exceptions.
Notwithstanding the provisions of section 20-36, this article does not apply:
At any time a minor that is accompanied by a parent, or by a responsible adult authorized by a parent to take the parent's place to accompany the minor for a designated period of time and purpose within a specified area.
If the minor is employed, for the period of time 45 minutes after work, provided that circumstances suggest the minor is returning from work to a place of residence.
When a minor is returning home from an activity that is supervised by adults and sponsored by the city, a civic organization, a public or private school, or any entity that takes responsibility for the minor, provided that the activity has not concluded for more than 45 minutes.
At any time the minor is on a legitimate parentally approved errand.
At any time the minor is on a trip in interstate commerce.
At any time the minor is required to leave a residence because of an emergency.
At any time the minor is engaged in an activity that is protected by the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, or the freedom of speech, religion or expression provisions in Article II of the Arkansas Constitution.
If a minor being questioned about the possible violation of this article provides a law enforcement officer with sufficient reason to believe that the minor is entitled to an exemption under subsection (a) of this section, the law enforcement officer shall take no more enforcement actions under this article, provided the officer may make a report of the minor's identity, the exemption claimed, and other necessary information to note the possible violation of this article.
With respect to the hours between 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Monday through Friday only, it is a defense that the public or private school which the minor attends was not in session, that the minor is being home schooled in accordance with state law and a recess has been declared by the home school teacher, that the minor is a high school graduate or has an equivalent certification or that the minor is on an excused absence from his place of schooling, provided that disciplinary suspension or expulsion is not deemed an excused absence for the purpose of this article.
(Code 1992, § 130.34; Ord. No. 2-1994, 2-14-1994; Ord. No. 25-1997, 6-9-1997)
Sec. 20-38. - Enforcement procedure.
First citation. In addition to any other criminal or traffic penalties that may be imposed, any minor found to be in violation of this article shall be cited the first time for such violation. Also, the minor's parent shall be notified of the violation and issued a notice that a second citation shall result in the parents receiving a warrant for the parent's arrest.
If, after the warning notice pursuant to subsection (a) of this section of a first violation by a juvenile, a parent violates section 20-36(b) (in connection with a second violation by the juvenile), this shall be treated as a first offense by the parent.
Any juvenile who shall violate any of the provisions of this article more than three times shall be reported by the chief of police to the juvenile authorities as a juvenile in need of supervision and the chief of police shall refer the matter to the county prosecuting attorney and/or the state department of human services and/or other appropriate authorities.
At the discretion of the law enforcement officer, any minor receiving a citation for violation of the minor curfew ordinance may be released to immediately return home, may be escorted to their home, or may be taken into custody and delivered to an appropriate juvenile authority to be held until a parent can be located to take custody of the minor.
Nothing in this section shall preclude a law enforcement officer from taking any or all appropriate actions for a minor's violation of any other local or state law.
(Code 1992, § 130.35; Ord. No. 2-1994, 2-14-1994)
No fireworks, including firecrackers, sparklers, or Roman candles may be discharged within the city limits except as hereinafter provided.
On the dates of July 4 through July 5 between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. and on December 31 between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 12:00 midnight, the use of fireworks shall be permitted, with the exception of any aerial fireworks device commonly referred to as a "sky lanterns", or any other similar device, regardless of its name.
With the exception of fireworks used or exploded by the city for purposes of a public display, no fireworks shall be used or discharged on any city-owned property.
No fireworks shall be used or exploded on private property without the property owner's written consent.
A person of at least 21 years of age shall supervise the discharge of any fireworks if any person participating in the activity is under the age of 16.
The fire chief shall permit the use of fireworks, including aerial fireworks, for a public display when all provisions of NFPA 1123 are met and after all necessary permits have been issued. If any such permit is issued, any such display shall be handled by a competent operator approved by the fire chief, and shall be of such character and so located, discharged or fired so as not to be hazardous to property or endanger any person. No such permit shall normally be authorized except between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. on July 1 through July 5, and December 31 between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 12:00 midnight.
The mayor, or his designee, after consultation with the fire chief, may grant an event permit to allow the discharge of fireworks for special events/occasions. Applications for an event permit must be made on a form supplied by the city. A permit may be granted at the discretion of the Mayor and Fire Chief.
The display and/or consumer use of fireworks may be prohibited by the fire chief at any time based on fire or wind conditions and the need to maintain public safety.
Persons possessing or using fireworks in violation of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. In addition, a law enforcement or code compliance officer is authorized to seize all fireworks from persons violating the terms of this section. If any provisions of this section are violated, a law enforcement or code compliance officer shall be authorized to enforce these provisions. Any ceased fireworks may be destroyed at the discretion of the fire chief, law enforcement or code compliance officer.
( Ord. No. 39-2021 , § 1(Exh. A), 11-1-2021)
State Law reference— Fire prevention and protection generally, A.C.A. § 12-13-101 et seq.; fire prevention and protection and safety, A.C.A § 20-22-201 et seq.; Fireworks, A.C.A § 20-22-701 et seq.; cities may prohibit, A.C.A. § 20-22-704.
Any person who violates any provision of this article shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be fined not less than $100.00 nor more than $1,000.00 for each offense.
Juvenile citations issued for any violation of this article shall be forwarded for prosecution in the Juvenile division of the Lonoke County Circuit Court.
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The court cost is not a fee for appearing in court, it is a fee that the court has been mandated by the State of Arkansas to collect upon each conviction, or upon the filing of each civil claim or small claim. There are no additional fees for appearing in court. The court costs are collected by the court and forwarded to the State of Arkansas Administrative Justice Fund to support various agencies, pursuant to Arkansas Code Annotated 16-10-305.
If you fail to make a plea on each violation shown on your citation, a warrant will be issued for your arrest. For more information on warrants and how to resolve them, please contact the District Court Clerk Office.
The refund checks are processed on a monthly basis. The process begins the 5th of each month for the previous month.
The restitution checks are processed on a monthly basis. The process begins the 5th of each month. Restitution checks are due to a victim as long as the defendant is making payments toward the restitution. If the defendant fails to pay restitution as ordered, a warrant will be issued for his / her arrest.
The service of the Public Defender are appointed to indigent individuals charged with a misdemeanor or felony offense in peril of serving time in jail. Indigence is determined by the Judge.
No. The Prosecuting Attorney serves solely as the legal counsel to the City of Cabot or Lonoke County.
Yes. A subpoena constitutes an order of the court, which citizens must obey or be subject to possible punishment of a fine or a jail sentence.
Penalties for traffic and parking violations vary. Please contact the District Court Clerk Office for more information.
You may want to contact an attorney for more information or advice. You may visit the law library at:
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From Highway 67/167, take exit 19. Veer right onto Highway 89. Continue on Highway 89 through several lights. Turn right on Second Street. City Hall is on your left. You may park on either side of the building. Walk up the stairs at the front of the building which faces Second Street.
When constructing new structures, additions, remodels, and accessory buildings your contractor or you (if doing the work yourself), are responsible for obtaining all required permits before construction begins. In addition to building permits, separate permits are required for electrical, plumbing, and mechanical work.
Application for a permit is obtained through the Building Department located at the Public Works Office. The physical address is 1 City Plaza Suite A. For you convenience a building permit application (PDF) is available which can be printed and filled out ahead of time.
There is no charge to submit a permit application. Permit fees are calculated when the plans are reviewed and the permit approved. All fees are due when the permit is issued.
A plumbing permit is required for new construction, repair remodel or yard lind change out of any plumbing system.
A mechanical permit is required when a mechanical (heating and air condition) is installed, repaired, or replaced. With the exceptions of any portable heating or cooling appliance.
An electrical permit is required for all new construction, remodels, and repairs.