Effective November 19th, 2009, Orange County's Animal Ordinance will restrict the tethering of dogs to a maximum of 3 hours within a 24-hour period. The Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) approved the amendment, along with a year of outreach and a number of specific exceptions, in November of 2008.
Tethering Progress Reports
View tethering progress reports from the Department.
The Town of Chapel Hill has enacted its own set of tethering restrictions, effective March 23, 2010.