Borough of Riverdale, NJ
Morris County
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[Adopted 10-13-1987 by Ord. No. 1-87]
No person owning, harboring, keeping or in charge of any dog shall cause, suffer or allow such dog to soil, defile, defecate on or commit any nuisance on any common thoroughfare, sidewalk, passageway, bypath, play area, park or any place where people congregate or walk or upon any public property whatsoever or upon any private property without the permission of the owner of said property, except under the following conditions.
The person who owns, harbors, keeps or is in charge of such dog shall immediately remove all feces deposited by such dog by any sanitary method approved by the local health authority.
The feces removed from the aforementioned designated area shall be disposed of by the person owning, harboring, keeping or in charge of any dog curbed in accordance with the provisions of this article in a sanitary manner approved by the local health authority.
No blind person in charge of a guide dog shall be subject to provisions of §§ 173A-1 and 173A-2 of this article.
The provisions of this article shall be covered by the local Police Department, the Regional Animal Shelter and the Municipal Health Officer.
Any person who violates or fails or refuses to comply with the provisions of this article shall, upon conviction, be liable to a fine of not more than $500 or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 90 days, or both, for each offense.