Borough of Elizabethtown, PA
Lancaster County
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[Ord. 655, 8/16/1984, § II; as amended by Ord. 829, 11/15/2001]
1. 
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 of the provisions of § 201 of this Part shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $100 nor more than $1,000 and the costs of prosecution, including the Borough's reasonable attorneys' fees, for the first offense and not less than $150 nor more than $1,000 plus costs of prosecution, including the Borough's reasonable attorneys' fees, for each subsequent offense.
[Amended by Ord. No. 995, 12/19/2019]