Borough of Bridgeport, PA
Montgomery County
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[Adopted 8-10-1976 by Ord. No. 432, approved 8-10-1976 (Ch. 66, Art. III, of the 1975 Code)]
It shall be unlawful for the owner or person in custody or control of any dog to allow such dog to run at large upon the public streets of this municipality or upon the property of others. Any dog beyond the boundaries of its owner's property or the property of the person in custody or control of said dog must be under positive control by leash.
This article may be enforced by any police officer of the Borough, the Health Officer of the Borough and/or by a duly appointed Animal Control Officer.
[Amended 3-14-1989 by Ord. No. 507, approved 3-14-1989]
Any person who shall be convicted of a violation of any of the provisions of this article before any Magisterial District Judge shall be punishable by a fine of not more than $1,000 and costs of prosecution or by imprisonment in the county jail for a term not to exceed 30 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment. The continuation of such violation for each successive day shall constitute a separate offense, and the person or persons allowing or permitting the continuation of the violation may be punished as provided above for such separate offense.