NOTICE OF INTENT - SECOND READING
CHAPTER 35 DOGS BY-LAW
TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Municipality of the County of Colchester will consider Second Reading of amendments to Chapter 35 - Dogs By-law, at their regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, November 24, 2022, beginning at 6 pm. This meeting will be held both virtually via Zoom Webinars and in-person.
The proposed amendments to the Dogs By-law will:
- Clarify definitions;
- require dogs to be leashed on all municipal property that is signed (ie. parks, trails, playgrounds) regardless of location in the County;
- Clarifies the conditions and circumstances under which a dog may be deemed fierce and dangerous and provides options to the Animal Control Officer to mitigate possible threats;
- Outlines processes and procedures to better manage persistent offences and repeat offenders;.
- Improves and expands enforcement options.
Dated November 8, 2022
Chief Administrative Officer