Borough of Hamburg, PA
Berks County
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[Ord. 680, 12/28/1998]
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, upon any gutter, street, driveway, alley, curb or sidewalk in the Borough, 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 other than the property of the owner of such animal.
[Ord. 680, 12/28/1998]
Any person having possession, custody or control of any dog or other animal which commits a nuisance, i.e., defecation, in any area other than the private property of the owner of such dog or other animal, as prohibited in § 201 shall be required to immediately remove any feces from such surface and either:
A. 
Carry same away for disposal in a toilet.
B. 
Place same in a nonleaking container for deposit in a trash or litter receptacle.
[Ord. 680, 12/28/1998]
The provisions of §§ 201 and 202 hereof shall not apply to a guide dog accompanying any blind persons, or to a dog used to assist any other physically handicapped person.
[Ord. 680, 12/28/1998]
Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate any provision of this Part shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $600 plus costs and, in default of payment of said fine and costs, to imprisonment for a term not to exceed 30 days.