June 8, 2016
This ordinance prohibits unattended chaining.
Section 7.2.5 OWNER’S DUTIES AND PROHIBITED ACTIVITIES
(C) RESTRAINT OF ANIMALS. A person owning or having charge, custody, care, or control over a companion animal, shall keep the animal upon his or her own premises within a secure enclosed pen, or in an area containing a fence or wall of sufficient height surrounding the perimeter of the property. It shall be unlawful to tether a companion animal as a form of confinement.
- Fixed point tethering of any companion animal to stationary objects is permitted in limited circumstances such as picnics or gatherings in a park or open space, for emergency purposes to permit an individual to render aid to a human or another animal and only when the owner is immediately present.