Township of Maidencreek, PA
Berks County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Maidencreek as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Noise — See Ch. 133.
[Adopted 10-14-1992 by Ord. No. 134]

§ 67-1 Title.

This article shall be known and may be cited as the "Township of Maidencreek Ordinance Providing Standards of Responsibility for Keeping and Maintaining Pets."

§ 67-2 Definitions.

As used in this article, the below listed terms shall have the following meanings:
PERSON
Any natural person, partnership, association, firm or corporation. The singular shall include plural and the masculine shall include the feminine.
PET
A domestic or nondomesticated or wild animal, feathered vertebrate, air breathing vertebrate, invertebrate, maintained or kept at least in part for pleasure.

§ 67-3 Prohibited activities.

It shall hereafter be unlawful for any person to permit any pet owned by or under the custody supervision, or control of such person to:
A. 
Be at large or without controlled restraint either upon the public streets, alleys or sidewalks in the Township of Maidencreek or upon property of another, including the property of the Township of Maidencreek or any school district;
B. 
Continuously, persistently, intermittently or regularly cause any loud, unpleasant, obnoxious, intense, annoying or unseemly sound or noise for an extended period of time which is audible to natural persons so as to disturb said persons' rightful peace and tranquility;
C. 
Deposit fecal matter upon the public streets, alleys or sidewalks in the Township of Maidencreek or upon property of another, including the property of the Township of Maidencreek or of any school district without immediately removing the same and disposing of the same in a sanitary manner; or
D. 
Permit fecal matter to accumulate or remain on property owned or occupied by such person or persons for a period in excess of 24 hours, without removing the same and disposing of the same in a sanitary manner.

§ 67-4 Violations and penalties. [1]

Any person who violates any provision of this article shall be subject to the general penalty provisions as prescribed in Article I of Chapter 1, General Provisions.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).

§ 67-5 Notice to conform.

The person or persons responsible for any violation of this article shall immediately upon receipt of notice from the Township of Maidencreek take the necessary measures to rectify such condition to conform to the requirements of this article. Notice may be by:
A. 
Certified mail;
B. 
Personal service.