MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (January 24, 2018) - The Town of Mount Pleasant Police Department is reminding pet owners to keep their animals on a leash when outside. The Town of Mount Pleasant Code of Ordinances requires the following:
“CONTROL or UNDER RESTRAINT. An animal shall be deemed under control or restraint if it is on the premises of its owner or keeper or is accompanied by its owner or keeper and under the physical control of such owner or keeper by means of a leash not more than eight feet in length or other similar restraining device, or under the active control of the owner or trainer while hunting or being trained while on property of the owner or another’s property with the property owner’s permission.
RUNNING AT LARGE. Being off the premises of the owner or keeper and not under the physical control of the owner or keeper by means of a leash or other similar restraining device.”
For further information regarding the town’s leash law please click the following link: