Township of Lower Salford, PA
Montgomery County
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[HISTORY:[1] Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Lower Salford as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
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Editor's Note: Former Ch. 122, Plumbing, adopted 6-3-1998 by Ord. No. 98-7, as amended, was repealed 6-2-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-4.
[Adopted 6-6-2007 by Ord. No. 2007-8]

§ 122-1 Dog waste on public and private property restricted.

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

§ 122-2 Horse waste on public and private property restricted.

No person having possession, custody or control of any horse shall knowingly or negligently permit any horse to commit any nuisance, including defecation, in any gutter, on any street, driveway, alley, curb, sidewalk, recreational trail or any public parkland in the Township, or upon the grounds of any private property other than the property of the owner of such animal.

§ 122-3 Disposal of animal feces.

Any person having possession, custody or control of any dog or other animal which commits a nuisance, including defecation, in any area other than the private property of the owner of such dog or other animal, as prohibited in §§ 122-1 and 122-2, above, shall be required to immediately remove any feces from such surface and either:
A. 
Carry the same away for disposal in a toilet; or
B. 
Place same in a nonleaking container for deposit in a trash or litter receptacle.

§ 122-4 Dogs accompanying blind or handicapped persons exempted.

The provisions of §§ 122-1 and 122-3 above shall not apply to a guide dog accompanying any blind persons or to a dog used to assist any other physically challenged person.

§ 122-5 Violations and penalties.

Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate any provision of this article, upon conviction thereof in an action brought before a District Justice in the manner provided for the enforcement of summary offenses under the Pennsylvania Rules of Criminal Procedure, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $1,000 plus costs and, in default of payment of said fine and costs, to a term of imprisonment not to exceed 90 days.