Township of Teaneck, NJ
Bergen County
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[R.O. 1951, ch. 6, § 1.]
For the purposes of this chapter, the following words and phrases shall have the meanings respectively ascribed to them by this section:
CONTAGIOUS DISEASE
Any disease of an infectious, contagious or pestilential nature with which any person may be sick, affected or attacked. The form refers especially to cholera, yellow fever, smallpox, varioloid, diphtheria, ship or typhus, typhoid and scarlet fever, plague, trichinosis, membranous croup, leprosy, syphilis and any other disease of an infectious, contagious or pestilential nature.
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
The Department of Health of the township.
STREET
Avenues, sidewalks, gutters, places and public alleys.
The Township Manager shall appoint a person as Animal Control Officer of the township. The Animal Control Officer shall impound dogs pursuant to the provisions of this chapter, maintain an animal pound and perform such other duties as may be prescribed by the Township Council or the Township Manager.
[R.O. 1951, ch. 6, § 2.]
No animal that has developed or shows symptoms of developing hydrophobia, rabies or glanders shall be permitted to enter the township; and, if such animal is found, it shall at once be removed or killed. The members of the police force of the township shall carry out or assist in carrying out the requirements of this section.
[R.O. 1951, ch. 6, § 3.]
Every veterinary surgeon or practitioner who examines, treats or receives knowledge of any animal having glanders, farcy, hydrophobia, rabies or any other like contagious or dangerous disease shall, within 24 hours thereafter, present, in writing, to the Township Department of Health or the officers or other person in charge of its office, the following statement of facts relating thereto:
(a) 
The location and description of the animal.
(b) 
The name, address and business occupation of the owner or custodian.
(c) 
The nature and character of the disease.
(d) 
All other particulars and information as may be peculiar or pertinent to the case.
[R.O. 1951, ch. 6, § 4; Ord. No. 3411, 12-20-1994, § 1.]
No person shall keep or allow to be kept in any building or premises, or on any lot of ground of which he may be the owner, tenant, lessee or occupier, any pigs, horses, mules, cows, pigeons or poultry of any age or description.
[R.O. 1951, ch. 6, § 5.]
No person shall engage in the business of keeping for sale or slaughter in the township live chickens, ducks, geese, pigeons or other domestic fowl without first having obtained a permit from the Department of Health to keep the same.
[R.O. 1951, ch. 6, § 6.]
The permit referred to in Section 6-6, if granted, shall be revocable by the Department of Health upon notice to the permittee, in case the exercise of the permit granted shall result in unsanitary or offensive odors in the neighborhood in which the permit is used.
[R.O. 1951, ch. 6, § 7.]
The permit referred to in Section 6-6 shall not be granted unless satisfactory evidence shall be presented to the Township Department of Health, by an inspection of the premises or otherwise, that the granting of such permit will not be productive of unsanitary or offensive conditions in the neighborhood in which the permit is to be exercised.