Rules pertaining to

Fort Foster



12.14.010  DOGS/ANIMALS

With the exception of dogs, no domestic animals are allowed in Fort Foster Park.  Dogs are subject to the following conditions.

                              A. Dogs must be leashed at ALL times during park hours.(10AM-8PM) on weekends in May and September, and every day from Memorial Day until Labor Day, inclusive.  A maximum leash of 8 feet is allowed.

                              B.  While under the direct control (Off leash) of the owner or keeper, dogs are allowed in the park during the following days and times:

                                     1. During weekdays, prior to Memorial Day in May

                                     2. Before park opening ( sunrise to 10AM ) between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

                                     3. During weekdays, after Labor Day in September.

                                    4. Between sunrise and sunset from October 1 - April 30, inclusive.

A "Pooper Scooper" rule is in effect for dogs.  Owners or keepers must take their dogs' solid waste with them when leaving the park. (Ord. 13-00).


The Town Manager is authorized to close the beaches to bathing when quality testing determines the water to be unhealthy to humans.  The enforcement and penalty portion of this chapter does not apply to this section. (Ord. 14-05) 

12.14.030  PENALTIES

This chapter is enforced by the Kittery Police Department.  Any person who violates any provision of this chapter commits a civil violation for which a penalty of not more than one hundred dollars ($100)  may be adjudged.  All penalties recovered shall accrue to the benefit of the Town. (Ord. 14-05; Ord. 13-00 ).