Local Leash Laws
300 Ocean Mile Townhomes on St. George Island, FL
If you’re looking for a family-friendly vacation spot that gives you the opportunity to enjoy beautiful Florida beaches without being overwhelmed by throngs of tourists, then you should consider the townhomes at 300 Ocean Mile on St. George Island.
The townhomes of 300 Ocean Mile are located on the east end of the island, right by the St. George Island State Park entrance. This means that if you’re in the mood to just enjoy the incredible natural surroundings of St. George Island, you’ll able to do so within minutes. The park is full of hiking trails, observation decks and undeveloped beaches that visitors can enjoy.
The 300 Ocean Mile community itself is consists of 99 townhomes. Guests staying in the townhomes have access to several community amenities, including two swimming pools, multiple sunning decks and eight grills. All of the townhomes also either have stunning views of the ocean or of the pool. Walking out to the beautiful white sandy beaches is convenient as well, thanks to the boardwalks.
As far as the townhomes themselves go, there are one, two and three-bedroom townhomes available for rent, all of which are fully furnished and equipped for maximum comfort and convenience. 300 Ocean Mile even allows you to bring your pets along on your vacation! In fact, not only can you keep pets in your room (for a small additional fee), but the beaches in front of the townhouse community are dog-friendly, which means you can take them out for a run along the water.
If you’re interested in staying at 300 Ocean Mile on St. George Island, FL, then be sure to contact us at Resort Vacation Properties for more information about renting one of our comfortable and conveniently located townhomes today.
Franklin County Ordinance No. 2001-24
An ordinance regulating animals in Franklin County, encouraging humane and responsible animal ownership.
SECTION 2. DEFINITIONS:
RESTRAINT: A dog or cat shall be considered under restraint if it is confined within the real property limits of its owner or secured by a leash or lead or under the direct control of a responsible person.
DIRECT CONTROL: Immediate, continuous physical control of a dog at all times such as by means of a leash, cord, secure fence, or chain of such strength to restrain the dog and controlled by a person capable of restraining the dog, or safe and secure restraint within a vehicle. If the controlling person is at all times fully and clearly within the unobstructed sight and hearing of the dog, voice control shall be considered direct control.
SECTION 5: OWNER RESPONSIBILITY
All dogs shall be kept under restraint in any property zoned residential or commercial.
No animal shall be allowed to cause a nuisance. The owner of every dog or cat shall be held responsible for every behavior of such dog or cat under the provisions of this ordinance.
ST. GEORGE ISLAND STATE PARK
Pets are permitted in designated day-use areas. They must be kept on a hand-held leash that is six-feet or shorter and be well-behaved at all times. Pet owners are required to pick up after their pets and properly dispose of their droppings. Pets are not permitted on beaches or playgrounds, the Youth Camp or Primitive Camp, or in bathing areas, cabins, park buildings, or concession facilities. Service animals are welcome in all areas of the State Park.
SUBDIVISIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS: St. George Plantation, Sunset Beach, 300 Ocean Mile, Villas of St. George and other areas governed by owners’ associations have specific rules and guidelines regarding pets. A Summary, although association rules may vary, is full compliance with County Leash Law (see above), and clean up is required after your pet. Some associations may specify animals be kept on a leash. Check with your rental agent.