Local Law No. 2 of 2021, established by the Greene County Legislature Resolution No. XXX-21 and effective July 21, 2021, restricts persons who have committed serious animal welfare crimes from owning or living with an animal for a period of fifteen (15) years and to be listed on the Sheriff’s website in order to restrict their ability to obtain an animal.
Any individual convicted of an animal abuse crime after July 21, 2021 and residing in the County of Greene must register with the Greene County Sheriff’s Office, and will appear on this registry.
Any person or entity transferring the ownership of an animal is required to inspect the registry to see if the person obtaining ownership is listed.