Animal Control

9 Hannaford Drive
York, ME  03909
Ph:  (207) 363-4444
Fax:  (207) 363-1035

  1. Dogs on the Beach
  2. Dog License
  3. Fees, Fines, Violations
  4. Pet Safety

Animal Control Ordinance - Section 10, page 7

The following restrictions apply to domestic animals on Cape Neddick Beach, Short Sands Beach, Long Sands Beach and Harbor Beach.

  • No domestic animals shall be present on these beaches between the hours of 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. from May 20th through September 20th.

  • Dogs on these beaches will be required to be on a leash between May 20th and September 29th between the hours of 6 p.m. and sunrise.

  • Between May 20th and September, 20th dogs will be allowed to unleashed between sunrise and 8 a.m. as long as the dog is under the voice control of its owner or responsible party.

  • Horses and ponies are prohibited from being on the beaches from May 20th to September 20th.

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