Borough of Zelienople, PA
Butler County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Zelienople as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 4-9-1990 by Ord. No. 645 (Ch. 2, Part 1, of the 1995 Code)]

§ 88-1 Responsibility for cleanup.

A person having custody of a dog or other animal shall not permit said dog or any other animal to defecate on any school ground, public street, alley, sidewalk, tree, bank, park or any private property within the Borough of Zelienople other than the premises of the owner or person having custody of said dog or other animal unless the defecation is removed immediately.

§ 88-2 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 12-11-1995 by Ord. No. 715]
Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate any provision of this article shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $25 for a first offense, $50 for a second offense nor $600 for any offense thereafter, plus costs and, in default of payment of said fine and costs, to a term of imprisonment not to exceed 30 days. Each day that a violation of this article continues shall constitute a separate offense.
[Adopted 10-8-2001 by Ord. No. 743 (Ch. 2, Part 2, of the 1995 Code)]

§ 88-3 Running at large prohibited.

It is hereby prohibited for any person or other entity to permit the running at large of any animal within the Borough; it is also prohibited for any animal to be running at large within the Borough.

§ 88-4 Seizure, detention and possible destruction.

Any animal found to be running at large within the Borough is subject to seizure, detention and possible destruction by the person or agency appointed as the animal control person or agency for the Borough or by any other Borough official. Said seizure, detention and possible destruction is to be conducted pursuant to the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

§ 88-5 Fine.

Any person or entity responsible for any animal found running at large within the Borough, upon being found guilty thereof, may be fined for the costs of the seizure, detention or destruction of their animal.

§ 88-6 Definition.

The term "animal" as used herein shall include any and all animals, domestic or wild, and shall include but not be limited to dogs, cats, goats, pigs, horses, chickens, sheep.

§ 88-7 Violations and penalties.

Any person found guilty of a violation of this article is subject to the imposition of a fine of up to $300 per violation, and every day that the violation exists may be construed as a new violation.