Township of Logan, NJ
Gloucester County
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Dog License Information
Created: 2014-03-26|Updated: 2014-03-26

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GLOUCESTER COUNTY DOG PARK RULES
Created: 2014-03-26|Updated: 2014-03-26
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Logan as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Dogs  — See Ch. 81.
Public health nuisances  — See Ch. 114.
[Adopted 5-17-2005 by Ord. No. 13-2005]

§ 59-1 Purpose.

An ordinance to prohibit the feeding of unconfined wildlife in any public park or on any other property owned or operated by the Township of Logan, so as to protect public health, safety and welfare, and to prescribe penalties for failure to comply.

§ 59-2 Definitions.

For the purpose of this article, the following terms, phrases, words and their derivations shall have the meanings stated herein unless their use in the text of this article clearly demonstrates a different meaning. When not inconsistent with the context, words used in the present tense include the future, words used in the plural number include the singular number, and words used in the singular number include the plural number. The word "shall" is always mandatory and not merely directory.
FEED
To give, place, expose, deposit, distribute or scatter any edible material with the intention of feeding, attracting or enticing wildlife. Feeding does not include baiting in the legal taking of fish and/or game.
PERSON
Any individual, corporation, company, partnership, firm, association, or political subdivision of this state subject to municipal jurisdiction.
WILDLIFE
All animals that are neither human nor domesticated.

§ 59-3 Prohibited conduct.

No person shall feed in any public park or on any other property owned or operated by the Township of Logan any wildlife, excluding confined wildlife (for example, wildlife confined in zoos, parks or rehabilitation centers, or unconfined wildlife at environmental education centers).

§ 59-4 Enforcement.

A. 
This article shall be enforced by the Code Enforcement Officer or the Logan Township Police Department.
B. 
Any person found to be in violation of this article shall be ordered to cease the feeding immediately.

§ 59-5 Violations and penalties.

Any person(s) who is found to be in violation of the provisions of this article shall be subject to a fine not to exceed $500.
[Adopted 6-21-2005 by Ord. No. 15-2005]

§ 59-6 Purpose.

An ordinance to establish requirements for the proper disposal of pet solid waste in the Township of Logan, so as to protect public health, safety and welfare, and to prescribe penalties for failure to comply.

§ 59-7 Definitions.

For the purpose of this article, the following terms, phrases, words and their derivations shall have the meanings stated herein unless their use in the text of this article clearly demonstrates a different meaning. When not inconsistent with the context, words used in the present tense include the future, words used in the plural number include the singular number, and words used in the singular number include the plural number. The word "shall" is always mandatory and not merely directory.
IMMEDIATE
Shall mean that the pet solid waste is removed at once, without delay.
OWNER/KEEPER
Any person who shall possess, maintain, house or harbor any pet or otherwise have custody of any pet, whether or not he is the owner of such pet.
PERSON
Any individual, corporation, company, partnership, firm, association, or political subdivision of this state subject to municipal jurisdiction.
PET
A domesticated animal (other than a disability assistance animal) kept for amusement or companionship.
PET SOLID WASTE
Waste matter expelled from the bowels of the pet; excrement.
PROPER DISPOSAL
Placement in a designated waste receptacle, or other suitable container, and discarded in a refuse container which is regularly emptied by the municipality or some other refuse collector; or disposal into a system designed to convey domestic sewage for proper treatment and disposal.

§ 59-8 Requirement for disposal.

All pet owners and keepers are required to immediately and properly dispose of their pet's solid waste deposited on any property, public or private, not owned or possessed by that person.

§ 59-9 Exemptions.

Any owner or keeper who requires the use of a disability assistance animal shall be exempt from the provisions of this section while such animal is being used for that purpose.

§ 59-10 Enforcement.

The provisions of this article shall be enforced by any citizen, the Code Enforcement Officer, as well as by any officer of the Logan Township Police Department.

§ 59-11 Violations and penalties.

Any person(s) who is found to be in violation of the provisions of this article shall be subject to a fine not to exceed $500.