Village of Penn Yan, NY
Yates County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Penn Yan: Art. I, 9-2-1969 by L.L. No. 2-1969 as Art. I of Ch. 6 of the 1969 Code; Art. II, 10-6-1969 (Ch. 17 of the 1969 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 9-2-1969 by L.L. No. 2-1969 as Art. I of Ch. 6 of the 1969 Code]
It shall be unlawful to keep poultry, pigeons, horses, livestock, wild animals or farm animals within the Village of Penn Yan.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.
Any person violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be punishable by a fine of a minimum of $25 up to the maximum penalty of $250 or by imprisonment for not more than 15 days, or both.[2]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.
[2]
Editor's Note: Former § 6-3, Additional penalties, which immediately followed this section, was deleted at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.
[Adopted 10-6-1969 (Ch. 17 of the 1969 Code)]
The purpose of this Article shall be to preserve the public peace and good order in the Village of Penn Yan and to contribute to the public welfare, safety and good order of its people by establishing certain regulations and restrictions on the activities of dogs that are consistent with the rights and privileges of other residents of the Village.
A. 
No person being the owner or agent or harborer of any dog shall permit such dog to commit any nuisance within the Village of Penn Yan or to cause damage to the person or property of others. The following are declared public nuisances and are set forth herein for explanatory purposes only and are not to be considered as excluding other types of nuisances:
(1) 
Engaging in loud howling or habitual barking or conducting itself in such manner as to disturb the public peace.
(2) 
Habitually chasing and/or barking at moving vehicles or persons on foot.
(3) 
Jumping upon any person or knocking any person over.
(4) 
Being found upon the schoolyard of any of the schools located within the Village during the time of year when said schools are open between one hour prior to the commencement of the school day to one hour after the end of the school day.
(5) 
Running together in a pack or in any way forming a pack. For the purpose of this Article, the word "pack" is hereby defined to mean three or more dogs.
(6) 
Causing damage to property of others.
B. 
Any person violating any provision of this section shall be punished as provided in § 80-7, Penalties for offenses.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.
A. 
No person owning or having charge thereof shall permit any dog to run at large on any public street or in any public place or to go upon the premises of another person without the consent of such person in the Village of Penn Yan.
B. 
Any person violating any provision of this section shall be punished as provided in § 80-7, Penalties for offenses.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.
A. 
No person owning or having charge of any dog which shall, by biting or attempting to bite, have attacked any person or animal on any public street or sidewalk or in any public place in the Village of Penn Yan, New York, shall, after having been notified or having knowledge of the vicious propensities of such dog, permit such dog to run at large upon any public street or sidewalk or any public place in the Village of Penn Yan at any time without being properly and securely muzzled with a secure metal muzzle or other device sufficient to prevent such dog from biting any person or animal.
B. 
Any person violating any provision of this section shall be punished as provided in § 80-7, Penalties for offenses.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.
Any person violating any of the provisions of this Article shall, upon conviction thereof, be punishable by a fine of a minimum of $25 up to the maximum penalty of $250 or by imprisonment for not more than 15 days, or both.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.