Effective November 2013
(Excluding service animals)
Ref: Bylaws Article IX, Section 3.e, pages 23-24
- The pet control regulations of Montgomery County are to be considered the rules of the Mutual, and enforceable in accordance with the Mutual Bylaws
- All pets must have a valid County license and inoculations as required by law.
- All pets must be registered with the Mutual. The Mutual 14 Pet Registration Form (PDF) [attached] is available from the Mutual Assistant or your Building Representative.
- Residents may keep in their unit not more than a total of (2) dogs or (2) cats or (1) dog and (1) cat whose combined adult weight is not more than 30 pounds.
Note: Unit owners and tenants whose pets are in excess of the number and weight limits at the effective date of this rule [11-1-13], will be exempt from the rule while those pets live in the unit, after which the rule will take effect.
- Pets on the general common elements must be leashed at all times.
- Pet owners or their pet’s caretakers must clean up and dispose of their animal’s waste.
- An animal will be considered a nuisance if it is allowed to violate any of these rules or to commit other actions that include, but are not limited to: running at large, defiling or damaging public property (defecating, scratching, digging, chewing, etc), making or causing noise (excessive crying, barking, scratching, etc.), or attacking or menacing other people or animals.
- The Board of Directors, after affording the pet owner due process as set out in the Bylaws and Rules, has the authority to levy a fine or order a nuisance pet removed from the premises.