You may access codification of the general ordinances of the City of East Wenatchee, WA on-line by clicking on the following link: East Wenatchee City Code. Note: the City Clerks Office has the official version of the East Wenatchee City Code.

The East Wenatchee City Hall is located at 271 Ninth Street NE in East Wenatchee. Phone (509) 884-9515. For more contact information click here.

For Washington State Laws refer to the Revised Code of Washington website.


The following are some of the basic animal control ordinances for the City of East Wenatchee:

Pet owners are required to provide animals with necessary food, water, shelter, sanitation, space and medical attention if needed.

Leash law applies when off your own property. Note: streets and sidewalks are public property.

Barking and whining habitually throughout the day or night is not allowed. The East Wenatchee Police Department handles these calls.

Feces must be cleaned up every 24 hours on your property.

Defecating on public property. Ordinance states you are required to clean up all dog feces that your dog(s) produces while off your property. Carry plastic bags at all time and dispose of in a proper waste container.

Licensing your dog is required annually at age 4 months and up. Dog and cat license expire one year from the month of purchase. Please renew before expiration date to avoid a late fee. Licenses are obtained through the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society during regular business hours. Click here for licensing information & costs.

Cats are allowed to roam the neighborhood but your neighbors have the right to insist on your cats stay off their property if trespassing or causing damage.

Rabies vaccinations for all animals must be kept current.

School grounds are off limits to dogs at all times.

Note: The City of East Wenatchee allows a maximum of 3 dogs per household.