Township of Lower Paxton, PA
Dauphin County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Lower Paxton 12-3-1973. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Added 12-3-1973 by Ord. No. 73-21]
It shall be unlawful for any person to permit any dog, cat, pet or other livestock owned by him or under his supervision or control to run at large either upon the public streets or highways of the Township, upon the private property of any other person or upon any property not belonging to or in the possession of the owner of such animals or to persons under whose supervision or control such animals are being kept.
[Added 12-3-1973 by Ord. No. 73-21]
The provisions of this chapter shall apply to all dogs and other animals in the nature of pets found running at large in violation of § 68-1, irrespective of payment for or issuance of any license in respect to the animal involved.
No person shall allow any dog or other domestic animal owned by him or under his control or any nondomesticated animal confined on that person's premises to make any loud or harsh noise or disturbance which shall interfere with or deprive the peace, quiet, rest or sleep of any person within the Township.
[Amended 12-3-1973 by Ord. No. 73-21; 6-5-1978 by Ord. No. 78-7; 11-6-1978 by Ord. No. 78-12; 9-19-2000 by Ord. No. 00-04; 11-18-2003 by Ord. No. 03-11]
Sections 68-1 and 68-3 shall be enforced by action brought before a District Justice in the same manner provided for the enforcement of summary offenses under the Pennsylvania Rules of Criminal Procedure. Any person, firm or corporation who or which violates or permits the violation of this section shall, upon conviction in a summary proceeding, be punishable by a fine of not more than $1,000 or by imprisonment for a term not exceeding 90 days. Each day or portion thereof that such violation continues or is permitted to continue shall constitute a separate offense.