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Dog Ordinance in various subdivisions


This is the Dog Ordinance from the Westmoreland County Web Page on Codes and Ordinances:

DIVISION 1. GENERALLY

Sec. 10-41. Running at large in specified subdivisions.
(a)   All dogs kept, housed, penned or whose situs is otherwise regularly or periodically within the confines of the following subdivisions within the county are hereby prohibited from running at large:
(1)   Placid Bay Estates Subdivision.
(2)   Potomac Shores Subdivision.
(3)   Westmoreland Shores Subdivision.
(4)   Ebb Tide Beach Subdivision.
(5)   Berkeley Beach Subdivision.
(6)   Stratford Harbour Subdivision, specifically section 1 - Lighthorse Forest, section 2 - Independent Shores, section 3 - Kings Grant Bluffs, section 4 - Nomini Cliffs, section 5 - Haulover Shores, section 6 - Sanford Shores, section 7 - Currioman Bay Estates, section 8 - Machodoc Point and section 9 - Stratford Bay Estates.
(7)   Drum Bay Estates Subdivision.
(8)   Cabin Point Subdivision.
(b)   For the purpose of this section, a dog shall be deemed to run at large while roaming, running or self-hunting off the property of its owner or custodian and not under its owner's or custodian's immediate control; provided, however, that no dog whose normal situs is outside a subdivision listed in subsection (a) of this section, nor any dog engaged in lawful hunting beyond the confines of such a subdivision that shall thereafter stray within such confines, shall be deemed to run at large, provided that the owner or custodian shall place such dog under his immediate control within a reasonable time after knowledge thereof.
(c)   It shall be unlawful for the owner or custodian of a dog to permit the dog to run at large in violation of this section.
(Code 1988, § 4-27; Ord. of 1-8-2001; Ord. of 7-9-2007)
Cross references:  Subdivisions, ch. 66. 
State law references:  Authority for above section, Code of Virginia, § 3.1-796.93. 
Secs. 10-42--10-60. Reserved.