Borough of Elizabethtown, PA
Lancaster County
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[Ord. 655, 8/16/1984, § II; as amended by Ord. 829, 11/15/2001]
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The term "owner" shall include every person having a right of property in such cat and every person who keeps or harbors such cat or has it in his/her care, and every person who permits such cat to remain on or about any premises occupied by them. The word "handler" shall include every person other than an owner who has custody and control of such cat.
2. 
It shall be unlawful for the owner, handler, custodian or keeper of any cat to allow such cat under his control to defile or defecate on any sidewalk, walkway or the property of another. It shall be the duty of the person in control of the cat which defecates on any sidewalk, walkway or the property of another to promptly clean up and remove all feces discharge and to dispose of such feces in a lawful and sanitary manner.
[Ord. 655, 8/16/1984, § III; as amended by Ord. 829, 11/15/2001]
1. 
The Borough Police Department shall be empowered to enforce any and all parts of this Part upon notification of such violation, a record of which shall be on file in the Borough Office and a copy maintained by the Borough Health Officer.
2. 
Any owner, handler, custodian or keeper of any cat who shall violate any provision of this Part shall be, upon conviction thereof, sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $5 plus costs for the first offense, $10 plus costs for the second offense and not more than $600 plus costs for the third and subsequent offense and, in default of payment of said fine and costs, to a term of imprisonment not to exceed 30 days. Each day that a violation continues shall constitute a separate offense.