[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Mill Neck 5-6-1980 as L.L. No. 1-1980. Section 118-4 amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
No person shall set, install, construct, operate or maintain any trap, deadfall or other device or set out any chemical substance designed or intended to capture, kill or take fur-bearing animals within the village.
Nothing contained in § 118-1 above shall prohibit the capture and killing of mice, rats, feral cats and other vermin by the use of appropriate chemical substances or traps, provided that the same are not dangerous to fur-bearing animals.
Nothing contained in § 118-1 above shall prohibit the use of a have-a-heart-type trap by a village resident or New York State licensed exterminator for the purpose of removing an annoying animal from said resident's property.
Any person committing an offense against any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be guilty of a violation pursuant to the Penal Law of the State of New York, punishable by a fine not exceeding $250 or by imprisonment for a term not exceeding 15 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment. The continuation of an offense against the provisions of this chapter shall constitute, for each day the offense is continued, a separate and distinct offense hereunder.