What are the restrictions of the new ordinance amendment?

Tethering restrictions include:

  • Tethering must be limited to a maximum of three (3) hours within a twenty-four-hour period.
  • Tethers must be a minimum of 10 feet in length, have a swivel at each end, and must attach to only a buckle collar or harness.
  • Certain exceptions exist for specific circumstances.

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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?