Township of Haverford, PA
Delaware County
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The Board of Commissioners of the Township of Haverford, finding that excessive levels of sound are detrimental to the physical, mental and social well-being of the people as well as to their comfort, living conditions, general welfare and safety and being therefore a public health and welfare hazard, hereby declares it to be necessary to provide for the greater control and more effective regulation of excessive sound and the sources of excessive sound within the Township, such as barking, yelping, howling or causing any other unseemly noise for extended periods of time, whether confined inside a residence or to the outside area.
It shall be unlawful for any owner, custodian or keeper of any dog, cat, feral cat, bird or other animal to permit the same to make excessive noise to the disturbance, annoyance, or fright of persons in the vicinity. It shall also be unlawful for the owner, custodian or keeper of any dog, cat, feral cat, bird or other animal to keep the same when the animal exhibits a habit or pattern of making excessive noise to the disturbance, annoyance or fright of persons in the vicinity.