It is against the law in Prince
William County to:
allow your animal to knowingly
or willfully urinate or defecate on private property of other persons or on
publicly owned (common areas) property except parts of parks posted as dog
run areas (Section 4-11 & 4-26).
- allow your animal to run at
large within the County unless engaged in supervised, formal or science
training classes, or show, or during formally sanctioned field trials or
while engaged in lawful hunting during open hunting season (Section 4-23). ?
Allow your animal to trespass on someone's property after being requested by
the owner of the property not to trespass (Section 4-4).
- allow prolonged or intense barking or other harsh or excessive noises to be made
by animals and pets under one's ownership, at any time (Section 14-5.1).
- own a dog four months or older
and not obtain a County dog license that your dog is required to wear, and a
collar bearing said license (Section 4-46).
- knowledge of an animal
which has bitten someone and not immediately notify the Animal Warden
(Section 4-64). For more information, or to place a complaint contact the
Animal Control Bureau at 703-792-6465 or Prince William County Police at