Town of Clinton, NJ
Hunterdon County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Town of Clinton 12-14-1971 as Section 6-8.1 of Ch. VI of the Revised General Ordinances, 1971. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Dogs and other animals — See Ch. 64.

§ 42-1 Designation of town as sanctuary.

The entire area embraced within the corporate limits of the town is hereby designated as a bird and wildlife sanctuary.

§ 42-2 Prohibited conduct; exception.

It shall be unlawful to trap, shoot, hunt or attempt to shoot or molest in any manner any bird or wild fowl or other wildlife, or to rob bird nests or wild fowl nests or wildlife dens within the corporate limits of the town, provided that if starlings or similar birds or other wildlife are found to be congregating in such numbers in a particular locality of the town that they, in the opinion of the Board of Health, constitute a nuisance or menace to health or property, then the Board of Health shall meet with the Wildlife Chairman of the Council in an attempt to abate such a nuisance. If as a result of this meeting no satisfactory alternative is found to abate such nuisance, then the birds or other wildlife may be destroyed in such numbers and in such manner as is deemed advisable by the Board of Health under the supervision of the Chief of Police.

§ 42-3 Violations and penalties.

[Added 3-26-1985 by Ord. No. 85-4]
Any person violating the provisions of this chapter shall be subject, upon conviction thereof, to the penalty provided for in Chapter 1, General Provisions, § 1-15.