General Information

You are welcome to view City Code - Chapter 90, by requesting a copy from City Hall at 651-429-3232. 

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Lost Pets

Where does the Centennial Lakes Police Department transport animals that appear to be lost?

Otter Lake Animal Care Center
6848 Otter Lake Road
Hugo, MN 55038
Phone: 651-426-8871

Please be a good neighbor and a responsible pet owner and follow Centerville's City Code pertaining to animals.

Animal Cleanup

You must have suitable equipment in your possession to pick up your animal's feces when exercising your animal off your property. Feces must be picked up immediately and disposed of in a sanitary manner. During the period of November 1st - April 30 all feces shall be removed from the owner's premises within seven days, during the period of May 1st to October 31st all feces shall be removed from the owner's premises within 48 hours and disposed of in a sanitary manner.

Habitual or Frequent Barking or Crying of Any Animal

It is unlawful for this behavior along with the following:

  • Frequenting school grounds
  • Chasing vehicles
  • Molesting or disturbing any person if such person is not on the property of the owner or custodian of such animal
  • Molesting, defiling or destroying any property, public or private

It is the obligation and responsibility of the owner or custodian of any animal in the City to prevent such animal from committing any act which constitutes a nuisance.

Animals Running at Large

Animals running at large is prohibited. Dogs, cats and ferrets must be in the control of the owner at all times. Animals are not allowed to run freely off of your property.

Farm Animals

Farm animals shall only be kept in an agricultural district of the city or on a residential lot of at least ten acres in size, provided that no animal shelter shall be within 300 feet of an adjoining piece of property. An exception shall be made to this section for those animals brought into the city as part of education, an operating zoo, veterinarian clinic, scientific research laboratory or a licensed show or exhibition.

Dog Bites

All dog bites must be reported to the police immediately. Use 911 for all service calls. Otter Lake Animal Hospital will no longer accept stray animals dropped off by residents. This must go through the Centennial Lakes Police Department.