In Flagler County (Palm Coast, Flagler Beach, Bunnell) Florida, residents and visitors are subject to the Code of Ordinances of Flagler County, Florida. Pursuant to Chapter 5 Animals, Article III – Confinement of Dogs – Section 5-63 Leashes Required in Public or Residential Areas – a dog owner is required to have his or her dog on leashes when the dog if off the owner’s property and in a public or residential area.
Flagler County has a very good dog leash law in that it is very specific. There should be no question as to the requirements of a dog leash in Flagler County, Florida.
You can read more about the Flagler County (Palm Coast, Flagler Beach, Bunnell) Florida dog leash provisions and other sections pertaining to Dogs at the Code of Ordinances for Flagler County, Florida.
If a child is bitten by a dog (on or off a leash), the dog owner, under Florida Law, is responsible for the damages caused by the dog bite including but not limited to medical bills (past and future), pain and suffering, and loss of enjoyment of life. If you have a question about a Florida dog bite and the related personal injuries to a child, it is important to have the advice, counsel, and legal representation of a Florida Child Injury Lawyer.