Per Newtown Grant, Newtown Township and the State of Pennsylvania:
• No pet shall be permitted to run at large or to roam without a leash on any lands other than its owner’s land.
Additionally, per the State of Pennsylvania: “All dogs must be under control not be allowed to run at large. Dogs are personal property, and owners responsible for damages caused by their dog.”
Anyone observed of having their pet off leash-off their personal property will be subjected to a $100.00 Newtown Grant Homeowners Association fine and a $350.00 fine from the Township and State of Pennsylvania.
Dog Park at Core Creek Park:
For those owners/residents who are looking for an off-leash venue for your dog to run at large or roam around without a leash, Core Creek Park which part of the Bucks County Parks and Recreation department has a beautiful dog park. Amenities include benches, landscaped pathways, water fountain, restrooms, convenient parking, waste bags and waste stations. Core Creek Park is a short 10-15 minute drive from Newtown Grant.
Bucks County residents can register and purchase a key fob which will allow you access to the dog park from dawn and until dusk. Dogs must also have a valid Bucks County registration and be up to date with vaccinations.
For additional information regarding the Dog Park at Core Creek Park, please visit the following link: https://www.buckscounty.gov/Facilities/Facility/Details/OffLeash-Dog-Park-47
Newtown Grant Pet (Dog) Waste Policies:
Any person owning or having the care, custody, possession, or control of a dog(s) while off the person’s premises shall have in their possession the equipment necessary to remove the dog’s fecal matter and shall so remove such fecal matter deposited by their dog(s) before the owner leaves the immediate area where the fecal matter deposited. Pets shall NOT be walked between buildings (rear or side yards) except in case where side yard is completely private. Pets may be walked in designated areas on the perimeter of the Community. Please dispose of pet waste in the designated trash cans on North/South Drive and Jonquil Drive or in your own garbage can only.
A violation of this Section shall be an infraction, the penalty for which shall be a fine of One Hundred Dollars ($100.00), which shall be assessed for a first offense of a violation of this section and Fifty Dollars ($50.00) for each occurrence thereafter. These fines will not be waived.