Village of Suffern, NY
Rockland County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Suffern: Art. I, 11-14-1977 by L.L. No. 13-1977. Section 81-4 amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Dogs — See Ch. 122.
[Adopted 11-14-1977 by L.L. No. 13-1977]

§ 81-1 Purpose.

The purpose of this Article is to protect the residents of the Village of Suffern from possible dangerous animals kept within the Village of Suffern.

§ 81-2 Definitions.

For the purpose of this Article, the terms used herein are defined as follows:
PERSON
An individual, firm, partnership, limited association, corporation, voluntary association and/or other legal entity.
PREMISES
Any house, garage, barn, building or structure of any kind or nature.
WILD ANIMALS, BIRDS AND REPTILES
Any animal, bird or reptile of a species dangerous to human beings or savage in nature living ordinarily at large and not customarily made tame or gentle by long-continued association with man without regard to whether a specific animal or reptile is considered a pet or domesticated by its keeper or possessor.

§ 81-3 Confinement to owner's premises.

No wild animal, bird or reptile will be allowed outside the premises of the owner of said wild animal, bird or reptile.

§ 81-4 Penalties for offenses. [1]

Any person, firm or corporation violating any provision of this Article shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished as provided in § 1-12 of Chapter 1, General Provisions.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.