Township of Old Bridge, NJ
Middlesex County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Old Bridge as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Article I Keeping of Animals

§ 39-1 Compliance required.

§ 39-2 Exceptions.

§ 39-3 Health requirements; condition of premises; inspections.

§ 39-4 Limitations on number of animals.

§ 39-5 Pigeons.

Article II Licensing and Regulation of Dogs and Cats

§ 39-6 License required; dogs defined.

§ 39-7 Annual license fees for dogs; late fee.

§ 39-8 Private kennels; fees.

§ 39-9 Accounting for license fees.

§ 39-10 Certificate and metallic tag; fee for replacement tags.

§ 39-11 Nuisances by dogs; removal of feces.

§ 39-12 Barking; dogs at large.

§ 39-13 Damage by dogs.

§ 39-14 Vicious and potentially dangerous dogs.

§ 39-15 Impounding dogs.

§ 39-16 Animal Control Officer.

§ 39-17 Seeing Eye, service and hearing ear dogs.

§ 39-18 Commercial kennels.

§ 39-19 Fines.

§ 39-20 Maintenance of animal shelter by Township.

§ 39-21 Operational control of animal shelter.

§ 39-22 Availability of facilities.

§ 39-23 Fees for animal shelter.

§ 39-24 Interpretation of animal shelter fees.

§ 39-25 Cats.

§ 39-25.1 Feral cat program.

Article III Dangerous Dogs

§ 39-26 Purpose.

§ 39-27 Definitions.

§ 39-28 Seizure and impoundment of dog by Animal Control Officer; grounds.

§ 39-29 Notice of seizure and impoundment; determination of identity of owners; notice of hearing; return of statement by owner; destruction of dog.

§ 39-30 Agreement between Township of Old Bridge and dog owner; settlement and disposition; liability of municipality; legal expenses.

§ 39-31 Finding to declare dog vicious; grounds.

§ 39-32 Finding to declare dog potentially dangerous.

§ 39-33 Order and schedule for compliance for potentially dangerous dog; conditions.

§ 39-34 Procedures for appeal.

§ 39-35 Liability of owner for costs of impoundment and destruction.

§ 39-36 Right to convene hearing for subsequent action of dog.

§ 39-37 Duties of owner of potentially dangerous dog.

§ 39-38 Violations by owner: penalties, enforcement; seizure and impoundment of dog; destruction by order of the court.

§ 39-39 Potentially dangerous dog registration number, red identification tag and license issuance, telephone number to report violations.

§ 39-40 Fee for potentially dangerous dog license.

§ 39-41 Inspection to determine continuing compliance.

§ 39-42 Deposit and use of fines and fees.

§ 39-43 Inapplicability to dogs used for law enforcement activities.