[Adopted 8-15-1988 by Ord. No. 682 (Ch. 2, Part 1, of the 1988 Code of Ordinances)]
[Amended 3-17-1997 by Ord. No. 761]
The Council of the Borough of Clifton Heights may enter into a contract with a person, persons, or legal entity to allow said person, persons or legal entity to perform the functions of the ACO as set forth in this article.
[Added 3-17-1997 by Ord. No. 761]
Any person who shall interfere with the ACO in the performance of his/her duties under this article or who shall attempt to prevent him from seizing or capturing any animal or who shall attempt to liberate any animal in the custody and possession of the ACO shall be guilty of an offense and, upon conviction before a Magisterial District Judge, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $100 and not more than $500, together with the cost of the prosecution, and, on default of the payment of fine and costs, the defendant may be sentenced and committed to the county jail for a period not exceeding one year.
Owners of licensed dogs are to be notified by registered or certified mail, with return receipt, that the dog is impounded and will be disposed of in five days if not claimed. Five days after the return receipt has been received, and the dog has not been claimed, the dog may be sold or destroyed in accordance with the 1982 Dog Law.