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Motion To Enact Law Against Dog Barking Voted Down In Sussex Co.

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SUSSEX CO., Del. - A motion to enact a new law against excessive dog barking has been nixed in Sussex County.

In a 3-2 vote, county council members defeated a motion to fine dog owners whose pets bark for fifteen minutes without stopping.

Councilman Sam Wilson tells WMDT they received a number of complaints from residents, which initially sparked the motion, but said "if the state has a law, it doesn't make sense for the county to make a law that's in the same category." He's talking about a state ordinance that's already in place, which considers continuous barking for a period of ten minutes a fineable offense.

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