August 3, 2010
Dogs may not be tethered to a stationary object except while a person performs a temporary task for less than one hour. Dogs may be tethered to a running line, pulley, or trolley system.
Section 10-36. Dog Tethering
(a) No person shall tether, fasten, chain, tie, or restrain a dog, or cause a dog to be tethered, fastened, chained, tied, or restrained, to a dog house, tree, fence, or any other stationary object.
(b) Notwithstanding subdivision (a), a person may do any of the following:
(1) Attach a dog to a running line, pulley, or trolley system. A dog shall not be tethered to the running line, pulley, or trolley system by means of a choke collar or pinch collar.
(2) Tether, fasten, chain, or tie a dog no longer than is necessary for the person to complete a temporary task that requires the dog to be restrained for a period not to exceed one hour.