Township of Toms River, NJ
Ocean County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Health of the Township of Dover (now Toms River) as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Animals and animal establishments — See Ch. 165.
Dogs on municipal beaches — See Ch. 175, Art. I.
Fences, plantings and walls — See Ch. 291.
Horses in municipal parks — See Ch. 383.
Animal pens and enclosures — See Ch. 542.
Disposal of dead animals — See Ch. 542.
Regulations for slaughtering and slaughterhouses — See Ch. 575.
Article I Regulations for Keeping Swine

§ 516-1 Permit required; number of swine restricted; revocation of permit.

§ 516-2 Maintenance of quarters.

§ 516-3 Fence and shelter required.

§ 516-4 Application for permit; duration of validity.

§ 516-5 Age exemption.

§ 516-6 Number exemption.

§ 516-7 Importation of decaying matter as swine food.

§ 516-8 Violations and penalties.

Article II Health Control and Regulation of Dogs

§ 516-9 Definitions.

§ 516-10 Rabies vaccination required.

§ 516-11 Certification of rabies vaccination.

§ 516-12 Running at large.

§ 516-13 Dogs on private property without permission.

§ 516-14 Animals which habitually bark or make noise.

§ 516-15 Curbing of dogs.

§ 516-16 Appointment, duties and compensation of Dog Warden; fees.

§ 516-17 Confinement of animal which has attacked, scratched or bitten.

§ 516-18 Right of officials to examine animal suspected of attacking, scratching or biting.

§ 516-19 Duty of owner to keep attacking animal.

§ 516-20 Duty of owner to keep animal after notice.

§ 516-21 Reporting animal attacks.

§ 516-22 Muzzling of vicious animals.

§ 516-23 Attacks, scratches or bites that constitute violations.

§ 516-24 Declaration and disposition of public nuisances; complaints.

§ 516-25 Immediate destruction of certain dogs and other animals.

§ 516-26 Right to seize dogs when in immediate pursuit.

§ 516-27 Interference with enforcement officers prohibited.

§ 516-28 Notice to confine dogs during rabies alert.

§ 516-29 Striking or teasing confined animal.

§ 516-30 Violations and penalties.

Article III Licensing of Cats

§ 516-31 Definitions.

§ 516-32 Provisions relating to rabies vaccination of cats.

§ 516-33 Licensing requirements.

§ 516-34 Violations and penalties.

Article IV Canada Geese

§ 516-35 Feeding prohibited.

§ 516-36 Exceptions.

§ 516-37 Abandonment of geese prohibited.

§ 516-38 Enforcement.

§ 516-39 Violations and penalties.

Article V Cats

§ 516-40 Definitions.

§ 516-41 General regulations.

§ 516-42 Abandonment of domestic cats prohibited.

§ 516-43 Control of cats off premises of pet shops.

§ 516-44 Control of cats in public places.

§ 516-45 Impoundment.

§ 516-46 Enforcement.

§ 516-47 Violations and penalties.

Article VI Feral Cats

§ 516-48 Definitions; word usage.

§ 516-49 Responsibilities of owners of domesticated cats.

§ 516-50 Violations and penalties.