The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Division of Animal Control is operated as an agency for the protection of persons and property under the city government of Charlotte, N.C. and serves both the City of Charlotte and the County of Mecklenburg. For nearly forty years, the City of Charlotte has had an Animal Control agency which is authorized to enforce all state and local laws pertaining to animals and to ensure that all animals within its jurisdiction receive humane care.
Quisenberry, Diane, "Charlotte - Mecklenburg Animal Control Program" (1985). Management and Control of Companion Animal Populations. 11.