Township of Worcester, PA
Montgomery County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Worcester as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Hunting — See Ch. 87.
Parks and recreation areas — See Ch. 107.
[Adopted 5-4-1959 by Ord. No. 29]

§ 44-1 Definitions.

A. 
The following words, when used in this article, shall have the meaning ascribed to them in this section:
AT LARGE
When used in reference to dogs, off the premises of the owner unaccompanied by the owner and not under the control of the owner.
DOG
Both male and female.
OWNER
When applied to the proprietorship of a dog, includes every person having a right of property in such dog and every person who keeps or harbors such dog or has it in his care and every person who permits such dog to remain on or about any premises occupied by him.
PERSON
Includes individuals, corporations, copartnerships and associations.
B. 
Singular words shall include the plural. Masculine words shall include the feminine and neuter.

§ 44-2 Running at large prohibited.

On and after the effective date of this article, it shall be unlawful for the owner of any dog or dogs, whether licensed or unlicensed, to permit such dog or dogs to run at large.

§ 44-3 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 8-21-1996 by Ord. No. 150]
Any owner who shall violate any provision of this article shall, upon summary conviction thereof before a District Justice of the Township of Worcester, be sentenced as provided in Chapter 1, Article II, General Penalty.