An Animal Control Officer may be appointed or designated by the Village to enforce this chapter, who shall have all the powers and duties contained in § 114 of the Agriculture and Markets Law.
Editor's Note: Section was renumbered in 2010; see now § 113 of the Agriculture and Markets Law.
No dog shall be permitted to run at large within the Village of Camillus, New York, without being restrained by a leash, cord or chain not longer than six feet in length and attached to a fixed, immovable object or held by a person of sufficient size, strength and ability to effectively control the movements of such dog.
No unspayed female dog in season shall be permitted to be outside a building or a fenced enclosure.
Notwithstanding the foregoing restrictions, a dog which is lawfully on the land of the owner or upon lands of another with permission of the owner of the land, and is accompanied by the owner or other responsible person and is responsive to the command of such person, may run unleashed while engaged in hunting or training, but not within 500 feet from a dwelling house, farm building or farm structure actually occupied or used, school building, school playground or occupied factory or church. [See Subdivision 4a(2) of Environmental Conservation Law § 11-0931.]
It shall be a violation of this chapter for any person to interfere with the performance of the duties of the Animal Control Officer or any person authorized to enforce the provisions of this chapter.
Each dog which has been seized while running at large shall be held for a period of five days after the date of seizure, during which period the dog may be redeemed by its owner, provided that such owner produces proof that the dog has been licensed and has been identified pursuant to provision of law, and further that the owner pays the impoundment fees as set from time to time by the Village Board or, if none, then by the Town Board.
Any person who violates this article or knowingly permits the violation of this article or any of its provisions shall be liable to a fine for all convictions under this section, shall be subject to a fine of $25 for the first offense, $50 for the second offense and $75 for any subsequent offense within five years.