[Adopted 8-13-1979 by Ord. No. 1238; amended in its entirety 12-8-1997 by Ord. No. 1622 (Ch. 2, Part 3, of the 1997 Code of Ordinances)]
No person having possession, custody or control of any animal shall knowingly or negligently permit any dog or other animal to commit any nuisance, i.e., defecation or urination, upon any gutter, street, driveway, alley, curb or sidewalk in the City of Warren, or upon the floors or stairways of any building or place frequented by the public or used in common by the tenants, or upon the outside walls, walkways, driveways, alleys, curbs or stairways of any building abutting on a public street or park, or upon the grounds of any public park or public area, or upon any private property, except as provided in § 149-17.
Any person having possession, custody or control of any dog or other animal which commits a nuisance, i.e., defecation or urination, in any area, as prohibited in § 149-16 shall be required to immediately remove any feces from such surface and either:
Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate any provision of this article shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $600 plus costs and, in default of payment thereof, to imprisonment for a term not to exceed 30 days.