Where can I find additional information and copies of background documents?

The ordinance amendment itself and the report of the Tethering Committee are available from the Animal Services Department. Also available are minutes from BOCC and Tethering Committee meetings, abstracts from BOCC meetings where tethering was discussed, and other supporting documents. Questions can be directed to Animal Control at 919-245-2075.

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1. What is tethering?
2. What are the restrictions of the new ordinance amendment?
3. What exceptions are included in the amendment?
4. How long do people who currently tether have to make changes?
5. Will the ordinance changes affect me if I live inside a township in Orange County?
6. What resources are available for those wanting to switch from tethering to another means of confinement?
7. Why did the BOCC consider tethering restrictions?
8. What are the reasons for these changes?
9. Why tethering? Can't dogs be neglected and abused in kennels as well?
10. How does the adoption of this ordinance affect County resources?
11. Where can I find additional information and copies of background documents?