Municipality of Murrysville, PA
Westmoreland County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the Municipality of Murrysville as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 10-4-1995 by Ord. No. 414-95]

§ 79-1 Prohibited acts; exception.

A. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to manage his dog or cat in such a way that the dog or cat becomes a nuisance by affecting adversely the health, safety, welfare, comfort or convenience of the public.
B. 
No person shall allow his dog to continually and habitually bark or howl or his cat to continually or habitually screech and thereby disturb the peace of the neighborhood.
C. 
Persons with defective eyesight or hearing while relying upon a dog specifically trained for these purposes shall be exempt from the operation of this section.

§ 79-2 Violations and penalties.

An owner of a dog or cat violating any provision of this article shall, upon conviction before a magistrate, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $300 nor less than $25 and, in default of payment thereof, shall undergo imprisonment for a period not exceeding five days.