Borough of Haledon, NJ
Passaic County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Health of the Borough of Haledon 11-6-1952 (Ch. 250 of the 1984 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Dogs and other animals — See Ch. 97.
The following words, when used in this chapter, shall have the meanings herein given to them:
BOARD or BOARD OF HEALTH
The Board of Health of the Borough of Haledon.
BOROUGH
The Borough of Haledon.
LIVE ANIMALS or ANIMALS
Includes swine, hogs, pigs, cattle, horses, goats, rabbits, guinea pigs, mink, white mice, chinchilla and hamsters as well as all other animals.
LIVE POULTRY or POULTRY
All manner of domestic and wild birds, and includes fowl, chickens, turkeys, hens, geese, pigeons, guinea hens and all other domesticated birds.
ORDINARY HOUSEHOLD PETS
Includes dogs, cats, rabbits, canaries, parrots and other animals and birds usually kept as pets.
[Amended 12-18-2013 by Ord. No. 11-20-2013A]
PERSON
Shall be defined to include but not be limited to corporations, companies, associations, societies, including nonprofit organizations, firms, partnerships, joint stock companies, individuals and government entities.
[Amended 12-18-2013 by Ord. No. 11-20-2013A]
A. 
No person shall keep, raise, breed or house, or allow to be kept, raised, bred or housed, any live poultry or live animals in any dwelling place or part thereof, nor shall any other poultry or live animal be allowed to run at large in the Borough of Haledon.
B. 
The keeping of dog kennels is hereby prohibited within the Borough of Haledon.
C. 
The keeping of riding or bridling stables where horses or ponies are kept for hire or boarded is hereby prohibited within the Borough of Haledon.
[Amended 12-18-2013 by Ord. No. 11-20-2013A]
The raising, breeding, keeping, housing or slaughtering of any live poultry or live animals as defined herein is hereby prohibited within the confines of the Borough of Haledon except as follows:
A. 
Chickens.
(1) 
No person shall keep, raise, breed or house any chickens or roosters within the confines of the Borough of Haledon.
B. 
Pigeons.
(1) 
No person shall keep, raise, breed or house any pigeons within the confines of the Borough of Haledon.
C. 
Rabbits.
(1) 
No person shall keep, raise, breed or house any rabbits within the confines of the Borough of Haledon for commercial or retail purposes.
D. 
Horses.
(1) 
No person shall keep, raise, breed or house any horse or pony within the Borough of Haledon.
This chapter is not intended to and shall not prohibit the keeping of ordinary household pets in dwellings or other places when kept as such.
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Editor's Note: Former §§ 422-4, Right to inspect premises; 422-5, Application for permits; required information; 422-6, Fees, amended 12-17-1992 by Ord. No. 11-19-92-B; and 422-7, Revocation or denial of permit renewal; hearings; were repealed 12-18-2013 by Ord. No. 11-20-2013A.
This chapter shall not be construed as repealing or modifying any other ordinance, law or regulation except to the extent that the requirements herein set forth are greater than those of such other ordinance, law or regulation.
[Amended 12-17-1992 by Ord. No. 11-19-92-B]
A. 
Any person who violates any provision or order promulgated under this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be liable to a penalty of not less than $100 nor more than $500 for each violation. Each day a particular violation continues shall constitute a separate offense.[1]
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 410, General Provisions, Board of Health, Art. I. Former Subsection B, regarding revocation of or the refusal to renew permits, which immediately followed this subsection, was repealed 12-18-2013 by Ord. No. 11-20-2013A.