leash law

noun
a local ordinance requiring that dogs be leashed when not on their owners' property.

Origin:
1715–25

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The city enforces a leash law, and the policy is in effect on the property.
There is a leash law here, but they don't enforce it.
Common city ordinance infractions include leash law violations, noise
  nuisances, and alarm permit violations.
Duties include enforcement of state and local laws regarding animals, including
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