Pet Rules

Effective March1, 2021


(Excluding service animals)
Ref: Bylaws Article IX, Section 3.e, pages 23-24

  1. The pet control regulations of Montgomery County are to be considered the Rules of the Mutual, and enforceable in accordance with the Mutual Bylaws.
  2. All pets must have a valid County license and inoculations as required by law.
  3. Residents may keep in their unit not more than a total of two (2) dogs or two (2) cats or one (1) dog and one (1) cat, whose individual adult weight is not more than 40 pounds.
  4. Pets on the general common elements must be leashed at all times.
  5. Pet owners or their pet’s caretakers must clean up and dispose of their animal’s waste.
  6. 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.
  7. The Board, 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.