Borough of Hampton, NJ
Hunterdon County
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[Adopted 1-23-1989 by Ord. No. 2-89]
[Amended 12-10-2007 by Ord. No. 13-07]
A. 
It shall be unlawful for any person or persons owning, harboring or having the care, custody or control of any dog or horse to permit such dog or horse to soil, defile, defecate on or commit any nuisance upon any common thoroughfare, sidewalk, passageway, play area, park, school property or any public place where people congregate or walk or upon any public property whatsoever or upon any private property, without the permission of the owner of said property. The restriction in this section shall not apply if such person shall immediately remove all feces deposited by such dog or horse as follows:
(1) 
The person in charge of said dog shall have in his or her possession appropriate sanitary means, including but not limited to implements and/or plastic bags to remove any feces so deposited.
(2) 
The person in charge of said dog or horse shall immediately remove all feces so deposited by an appropriate sanitary means, including but not limited to implements and/or plastic bags and shall dispose of said feces in a sanitary manner. In no event shall said feces be deposited in sewers or drains, whether storm or sanitary.
B. 
No blind person in charge of a guide dog shall be subject to the provisions of Subsection A(1) and (2) of this section.
Any person who violates or fails or refuses to comply with the provisions of this article shall, upon conviction, be liable to a fine of not less than $50 and not more than $2,000, or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 90 days, or both, at the discretion of the court, for each offense.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
[Amended 11-9-1992 by Ord. No. 14-92]
The provisions of this article shall be enforced by the Municipal Violations Officer, local Board of Health or any private citizen by the filing of a complaint in the Municipal Court.