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Dog Leash Requirements/Laws

7.4 ANIMALS. No animals of any kind shall be raised, bred or kept on the Property except that a reasonable number of dogs and cats may be kept on the Residential Lots, provided that they are not kept, bred or maintained for any commercial purpose, nor in violation of any other provision of this Declaration or the other Governing Documents. Domestic reptiles, birds, rodents and fish shall be permitted so long as such animals are kept in the interior of and are:
(a) kept as household pets;
(b) are not so excessively noisy as to disturb the quiet enjoyment by each Owner of his or her Residential Lot;
(c) are not kept, bred or raised for commercial purposes or, as determined by the Board, in unreasonable numbers, and;
(d) do not constitute a nuisance or threat to the personal safety of other Owners and their Invitees in the Project.
In no event shall any Owners keep or breed any dogs or other animals deemed by the Board to constitute a danger to other Owners or their Invitees. The decision of the Board shall be binding as to whether the number of animals being kept by an Owner is reasonable, which determination may take into account whether the animals are imposing a nuisance or unreasonable annoyance to other Owners. Each Owner shall be liable to each and all remaining Owners and their Invitees for any unreasonable noise or damage to personal property caused by any animals brought or kept upon the Property by the Owner or by such Owner's Invitees. Each Owner and its Invitees shall be responsible for the prompt disposal of animal waste deposited by animals under their control on any portion of the Property. In addition, all animals must be properly leashed in accordance with the County leash ordinance in effect at that time. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Association Rules may further limit or restrict the keeping of any pets. The Board shall specifically have the power to prohibit the keeping or maintenance of any animal, which, in the opinion of the Board, after Notice and Hearing, is deemed by the Board to constitute a nuisance to any other Owner in the sole and exclusive opinion of the Board. All construction of structures intended to have and/or to contain animals shall be subject to approval by the Architectural Committee and shall be in conformance with the minimum construction standards required by the current building codes of the County for outbuildings and Improvements of such a nature as well as in a manner that will provide for the control of the animal.
9.08.020 - Leash law - COUNTY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO
(a) It is unlawful for any person to suffer or permit any dog owned, harbored, or controlled by him to be on any public street, alley, lane, park or place of whatever nature open to and used by the public in the unincorporated area of the county unless such dog is securely leashed and the leash is held continuously in the hand of a responsible person capable of controlling such dog, or unless the dog is securely confined in a vehicle, or unless the dog is at "heel" beside a person and obedient to that person's command.
(b) Dogs used on farms and ranches for the primary purpose of herding livestock are not required to be leashed or at "heel" outside their owner or person controlling the use of these dogs while on a public street, alley, lane, or place of whatever nature open to and used by the public in the unincorporated area of the county while herding such livestock and as long as these dogs are obedient to the commands of the person controlling their use for this purpose. Dogs used for the primary purpose of hunting as long as these dogs are obedient to the commands of the person controlling their use for this purpose.
(Ord. 2474 § 1 (part), 1990)