Borough of Waterford, PA
Erie County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Waterford as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Nuisances — See Ch. 169.
Parks and recreation areas — See Ch. 177.
[Adopted 11-10-1997 by Ord. No. 5-1997]

§ 92-1 Definitions.

As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
INDIGENOUS
Existing or growing naturally in a region or country; native.
REPTILE
A cold-blooded, crawling vertebrate, such as a snake, lizard, turtle, etc.
SNAKE
A long, scaly, limbless reptile with a tapering tail.

§ 92-2 Prohibited activities.

Nonindigenous snakes or reptiles will not be permitted to be housed, stored, transported or sold within the limits of Waterford Borough.

§ 92-3 Violations and penalties. [1]

Any person who shall violate the provisions of this article shall, in a summary proceeding before a Magisterial District Judge and upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $600, plus costs of prosecution, and, in default of payment of such fine and costs, to undergo imprisonment for not more than 30 days.
[1]:
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
[Adopted 7-17-2006 by Ord. No. 3-2006]

§ 92-4 Restrictions.

Any person who owns, harbors and keeps, or is in possession or control of any dog within, or which frequents, the Borough shall not permit such dog to be unattended within the Borough. Any such person shall require said dog to be restrained by a leash or other appropriate device of control so that it cannot stray beyond the premises on which it is secured, or under reasonable control of some person, which for the purpose of this article shall be "curbing." Such curbing shall be permitted only on public streets, public grounds and on private property with the express permission of the owner of such property.

§ 92-5 Removal of feces.

Any person who curbs such a dog shall immediately remove all feces deposited by such dog by any sanitary method and same shall be deposited in the owner's garbage or disposed of in some other sanitary method. The deposit shall be properly wrapped, packaged or protected so as to prevent unsightly disposal, smell or interference with the health and welfare of the community.

§ 92-6 Violations and penalties. [1]

Any person who shall violate the provisions of this article shall, in a summary proceeding before a Magisterial District Judge and upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $600, plus costs of prosecution, and, in default of payment of such fine and costs, to undergo imprisonment for not more than 30 days.
[1]:
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).