City of Butler, PA
Butler County
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[Adopted 10-21-1999 by Ord. No. 1477]

§ 104-15 Animal defecation on public and private property restricted.

No person having possession, custody or control of any animal shall knowingly or negligently permit any dog or other animal to commit any nuisance, i.e., defecation or urination, upon any gutter, street, driveway, alley, curb or sidewalk in the City of Butler, or upon the floors or stairways of any building or place frequented by the public or used in common by tenants, or upon the outside walls, walkways, driveways, alleys, curbs or stairways of any building abutting on a public street or park, or upon the grounds of any public park or public area, or upon any private property other than the property of the owner of such animal.

§ 104-16 Disposal of animal feces.

Any person having possession, custody or control of any dog or other animal which commits a nuisance, i.e., defecation or urination, in any area other than the private property of the owner of such dog or other animal, as prohibited in § 104-15, shall be required to immediately remove any feces from such surface and either carry same away for disposal in a toilet or place same in a nonleaking container for deposit in a trash or litter receptacle.

§ 104-17 Dogs accompanying blind or handicapped persons exempted.

The provisions of §§ 104-15 and 104-16 hereof shall not apply to a guide dog accompanying any blind person or to a dog used to assist any other phycially handicapped person.

§ 104-18 Violations and penalties.

Any person, firm or corporation who or which shall violate any provision of this article shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $50 not more than $300, plus costs, or to imprisonment for a term not to exceed 30 days.[1]
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Editor's Note: Former Art. IV, Dogs at Special Events, adopted 9-23-2004 by Ord. No. 1559, which immediately followed this section, was repealed 10-27-2011 by Ord. No. 1645.