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Off Leash Dog Restrictions Change on Buena Vista Park Trails

Post Date:08/24/2017 10:34 AM


On October 24, the City Council voted 5-0 to require dogs to be leashed on the trails of Buena Vista Park in Shadowridge. The new ordinance takes effect in 30 days.


On October 10, the City Council agreed to discuss revising the new  park rules at an upcoming Council meeting. If any changes are made, a new ordinance would take either 30 or 60 days to go into effect.


News August 24, 2017

The City Council amended a park ordinance to change the restrictions on unleashed dogs in the natural areas and on the trails surrounding Buena Vista Park. Dogs are currently allowed off leash only at S. Buena Vista Park. Many residents walk their dogs on the trails that connect the two parks in south Vista. The new ordinance will allow dogs to be off leash in the natural areas and on the trails in both parks from 7 am to 10 am and from 3 pm to dusk.

The Vista City Council approved the amendment to the ordinance during their August 22, 2017 City Council meeting and requested staff bring the amendment back a year later to review. The ordinance goes into effect on September 22, 2017.

Dog on trail unleashed