Laws- Boarding, Breeding, & Leash

Boarding & Breeding Animals in Stephenson
Per Stephenson County Code - Zoning 400-6: Any premises or portion thereof on which more than three dogs, cats, or other household domestic animals are kept or on which more than two such animals are maintained, boarded, bred, or cared for in return for remuneration or are kept for the purpose of sale.
MUST have special use permit.
You can contact Stephenson County Building & Zoning Department to learn more about special use permits. 

Beth Henning, Director of Building & Zoning
295 W. Lamm Road
Freeport, IL 61032

Leash Law Strictly Enforced
All dogs when not in a building, pen or fenced yard must be on a leash.
Failure to observe this Stephenson County law may be punishable by fine or arrest.



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