Township of Bernards, NJ
Somerset County
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The owner or person in charge of any animal or fowl that shall die by accident or disease shall forthwith cause the carcass of the animal or fowl to be disposed of within 24 hours in a manner that is not prejudicial to the health and well-being of the community. If the dead animal was known or suspected to have been infected by rabies, the Board of Health shall be notified immediately and disposal arranged only as directed by the Board or its duly authorized representative. Disposal of carcasses of animals, the death of which was by accident or disease other than rabies, may be arranged privately through veterinarians, animal hospitals or other responsible persons or services without notification to the Board. Residents of the township having no other arrangements for proper disposal may and should request instructions of the Police Department of the township as to the services of disposal available at such time.
[1987 Revision]