ELHOA PET RULES
Residents must adhere to existing pet rules of the City of Pembroke Pines as well as those in the East Lakes Rules and Regulations. The following rules are a few excerpts from Chapter 91, titled ANIMALS, from the Pembroke Pines city ordinances.
WALKING DOG OR CAT; DEFECATION ON PROPERTY OF OTHERS.
It shall be unlawful for any person walking dogs or cats to allow the dogs or cats to defecate on the private property of others.
NOTE: All common areas, including streets and guest parking in East Lakes are private property. However, East Lakes allows residents to use the common area provided that they pick up and properly dispose of their pets waste.
LICENSING, VACCINATION REGULATIONS OF COUNTY TO APPLY.
All persons owning or in the possession or control of dogs within the city shall be required to comply with the dog licensing requirements, vaccination, and other rules and regulations of the county pertaining to the keeping, maintaining, and ownership of dogs. Violation of the county rules and regulations shall constitute a violation of this code.
BARKING, NOISY DOGS PROHIBITED.
It shall be unlawful for any person to keep any dog within the city which violates the provisions of this code.
RUNNING AT LARGE PROHIBITED.
No dog shall be allowed on the public streets and ways of the city, in any public place, or on property other than that of its owner, unless the dog is securely fastened to a suitable leash, not to exceed eight feet in length.
The owner of any dog running at large or unleashed shall be guilty of a violation of this section.
STRAYING ONTO, DAMAGING PROPERTY OF ANOTHER PROHIBITED.
It shall be unlawful for any person who owns or is in control of or in charge of any dog, to allow or permit the dog to wander or stray on the property of another or damage the property. Proof of the ownership of, and the identity of the dog shall be sufficient to convict the person owning or having charge of or control of the dog of the violation.
Any person violating these rules shall on the first offense be given a warning, and on the second and subsequent offenses, be punished by a fine of $20 for each offense.
NOTE: East Lakes Home Owners Association may impose higher fines than the city for these violations.