[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Selectmen of the Town of Woodbridge as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Article I Removal of Dog Litter
[Adopted 12-9-1998, effective 1-9-1999 (Ch. 4, Art. XVI, of the 1983 Code)]
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- PROPERTY or AREA
- Refers to any public area owned by the Town of Woodbridge, including parks, streets, sidewalks, active or passive recreational areas, school grounds and Town buildings or the common areas of any private property owned or occupied by any person or persons who are not members of the family of the owner or keeper of the dog.
If any dog shall defecate upon any property or area defined above, then the owner, keeper or other person walking the dog shall immediately remove or cause to be removed from said property or area all feces deposited by said dog. The means of removal shall be any tool, implement or other device carried for the purpose of picking up and containing such feces, unexposed to said person or the public.
Unless said feces are removed, the owner, keeper or other person walking the dog shall have committed a violation punishable by a fine of $25 for the first offense, $50 for the second offense and $100 for the third and each subsequent offense.
The provisions of the above sections shall not apply to a guide dog accompanying any blind person.