Animal Control

Animal Control Ordinances

April 1 To September 15

All dogs that go on the beach from April 1st to September 15th must be on a leash and in control of a responsible person per Town Ordinance 86-1.

A playful dog

Per Town Ordinance 86-2, between April 1st and September 15th certain animals are not permitted within the beach areas. Such animals are:

  • Alpacas
  • Horses
  • llamas
  • Other large domesticated animals
  • Ponies
  • Vicunas

June 16th To September 15th

From June 16th to September 15th no dogs are allowed on the beach between the hours of 8 a.m. and 6 p.m per Town Ordinance 86-1. Dogs may go on the beach before 8 a.m. or after 6 p.m., but must always be on a leash.

Any violations of these Town Ordinances are subject to a summons and fees.