Sec. 3.2002 Chaining of Dogs Prohibited as Primary Enclosure
(a) It shall be unlawful for any person to chain or tether a dog as its primary enclosure for any period longer than two hours cumulative, in a 24-hour period, except that:
(1) A dog must be restrained by a leash while being walked outside of a fenced or enclosed area;
(2) A dog may be restrained by chain or tether at a camping or recreational area in compliance with Texas Health and Safety Code § 821.077.