Village of Laurel Hollow, NY
Nassau County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Laurel Hollow 12-16-2002 by L.L. No. 2-2002.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
[1]
Editor's Note: This local law also repealed former Ch. 38, Dogs, adopted 9-19-1967 as Ord. No. XXII of the General Ordinances; as amended.
It shall be and hereby is declared unlawful for any person owning, possessing, harboring or having control of any dog to allow said dog, whether or not tagged or licensed, to be off said person's premises unless such dog be restrained by a leash and under the immediate and full control of the owner or person in charge thereof.
The Dog Warden, or any Assistant Dog Wardens, or any peace officer, shall seize any dog not so restrained by a leash and under the immediate and full control of the owner or person in charge thereof and found off the owner's premises as required herein.
A. 
The owner, or his agent, of a dog seized not wearing a current license tag may redeem the dog within seven days of seizure by producing a license for said dog and upon payment of a fee of $5.
B. 
The owner, or his agent, of a dog seized wearing a current license tag may redeem said dog within 12 days of seizure by producing a license for said dog and upon the payment of a fee of $2.
C. 
If the dog is not so redeemed as provided under Subsection A or B hereof, the owner shall forfeit all title to the dog, and the dog shall be sold or destroyed by the Dog Warden or his assistants.
D. 
In case of a sale, the purchaser must pay a purchase price of $2 and obtain a license for the dog.
The Village Board may from time to time, by resolution, adopt rules and regulations hereunder.
No person who owns, possesses or harbors a dog or any other animal (male or female) shall permit or allow it to disturb the comfort, peace or repose of any person in the Village or the community by frequent or long-continued noise. If a complaint is made to the Nassau County Police Department that any such noise has occurred, the owner, possessor or keeper of the offending animal shall be notified of the complaint and of the provisions of this section. If after such notification the violation continues or recurs, then the owner, possessor or keeper shall be subject to the penalties prescribed in § 38-6 hereof.
[Added 11-18-2010 by L.L. No. 3-2010]
A. 
It shall be unlawful for a dog to defecate on public or private property, except in accordance with the requirements of Subsection B, or on private property, without the consent of the owner or person in possession of such private property. A person owning or possessing a dog which defecates as prohibited herein, with or without the knowledge, consent or fault of such person, shall be guilty of a violation of this section. It shall be presumed that a dog defecating on private property of a person other than the dog’s owner or possessor does so without the consent of the owner or person in possession of such private property.
B. 
The owner or possessor of any dog shall immediately remove all feces deposited by said dog by placing such feces in a plastic bag which shall be sealed and deposited in a covered garbage receptacle.
An offense against any of the provisions of this chapter shall be prosecuted either:
A. 
As a violation pursuant to the Penal Law of the State of New York, punishable by a fine of not more than $250, and such violation shall also be punishable by imprisonment for not more than 15 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment; or
B. 
In an action to recover a civil penalty of not more than $250.