Statham, Georgia


Dogs may not be tethered, although they may be attached to overhead trolley lines.

Addendum to Animal Control Ordinance for City of Statham
Tethering Prohibited

  1. No person shall, at any time, fasten, chain, or tie any dog or cause such dog to be fastened, chained or tied while such dog is on the dog owner’s property or on the property of the dog owner’s landlord, or on any property within the corporate limits of the City of Statham.
  2. Nothing in this ordinance shall be construed to prohibit owners from allowing dogs to be attached to overhead runs (i.e. leash or chain attached to an overhead wire at least 15 feet long, that allows the dog to move unhindered).
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