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Animal Control is handled by the Groveland Police Department. For more information, contact Officer Stephen Sargent at ssargent@grovelandpolice.com.

181 Main Street
Groveland, MA 01834
Phone:
Fax:
(978) 374-7676

Town Animal Bylaws

LEASH LAWS-DOGS

  • General Bylaw Sec 3-2
  • Enforcement by Animal Control/Police Officer
  • 1st Offense-Warning
  • 2nd Offense-$15.00
  • 3rd Offense-$25.00
  • 4th and subsequent offense $50.00

LICENSING OF DOGS AND KENNELS

  • General Bylaw Sec 3-3
  • Fine $25.00
  • Enforcement by Animal Control/Police Officer
  • Fine schedule: After June 1st of each year licensing fee plus $10.00 fine per unlicensed dog.
    After July 1st of each year licensing fee plus $15.00 fine per unlicensed dog.
    After August 1st of each year licensing fee plus $25.00 fine per
    unlicensed dog.

DISPOSAL OF DOG WASTE

General Bylaw Sec 3-4
Fine $300.00
Enforcement by Animal Control or Police Officer
Fine Schedule: 1st Offense $10.00, 2nd and each subsequent offense $20.00
thereafter.