[Adopted 12-4-2001 by L.L. No. 2-2001]
Any person owning or in charge of any dog which soils, defiles, defecates on or commits any nuisance on any common thoroughfare, sidewalk, passageway, play area, park or any place where people congregate or walk, or upon any private property without permission of the owner of said property, shall immediately remove all feces deposited by any such dog, in a sanitary manner.
The feces removed from the aforementioned designated areas shall be disposed of by the person owning or in charge of any such dog in a sealed, nonabsorbent, leak-proof container. In no event shall any feces be deposited in sewers or drains, whether storm or sanitary.
In case a dog is unattended, information secured by an enforcement officer from a license or tag secured to said dog shall present a rebuttable presumption that the owner identified by such license or tag is the owner or person in charge of said dog.
Any Dog Control Officer of the Village of North Collins, police officer or Code Enforcement Officer of the Village of North Collins is hereby authorized and empowered to enforce this Article.
Any person who violates or neglects to comply with any provision of this article shall, upon conviction thereof, be liable for a penalty of not less than $25 and no more than $250 for each violation, or by imprisonment for a term not exceeding 15 days, or by both such penalty and imprisonment.