Control of Dogs
In addition to any requirements and restrictions set forth in the laws of the State of Connecticut, the Town of Middlebury hereby requires that all dogs must be leashed when on town property, or private property other than the premises of the owner. The leash may be no longer than 7 feet long.
Violations and Penalties
Any person who violates any provision of this article shall be deemed guilty of an
infraction and shall be punished by a fine of not less than $90 nor more than $250.
The procedures for infractions, as set forth in Connecticut General Statutes Section 51-164n, shall be applicable to infractions hereunder.
There will be an appeal process if a resident feels that they received a fine for a wrong reason. The appeal will be submitted on the form (which can be obtained from the Police Department) and subsequently heard by the Police Commission.