The Orono Police Department has one Community Service Officer (CSO), whose primary duty is to handle animal control problems throughout the jurisdiction of the Orono Police Deptartment The CSO jurisdiction covers Orono, Mound, Minnetonka Beach, and Spring Park.
Ordinances Related to Dogs
Each city has an ordinance that states dogs are not allowed to roam off the property of the owner unless under the control of the owner on a leash.
If a dog is found in violation of the ordinance, the dog may possibly be impounded to a kennel and the owner fined.
A kennel license must be purchased if a homeowner has 3 or more dogs (Section 62-181).
Dogs impounded within Orono, Spring Park, Mound, and Minnetonka Beach are impounded to: