Town of Bloomsburg, PA
Columbia County
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[Ord. 641, 10/9/1978; as amended by Ord. 780, 5/1/1995, § 2(a)]
OWNER — Any person owning or having a right of property to a dog, licensed or unlicensed or any person having the control and custody of a dog and the parents of any child under the age of 18 years who owns or has the control and custody of a dog, licensed or unlicensed.
TOWN PARK
That real property of the Town of Bloomsburg which is bounded on the East by Catherine Street, on the South by the Susquehanna River, on the West by Railroad Street, and on the North by 13th Street (unopened).
[Ord. 641, 10/9/1978]
It shall be unlawful for any owner of a dog, licensed or unlicensed, to cause or allow such dog to defecate upon any street, sidewalk, passageway, park or any other public place where people congregate or walk, unless such owner shall immediately remove and dispose of, in a sanitary manner, all feces deposited by such dog.
[Ord. 641, 10/9/1978]
It shall be unlawful for the owner of any dog, licensed or unlicensed, to cause or allow such dog to defecate upon any private property of another without the permission of the owner of said property.
[Ord. 641, 10/9/1978]
At the trial of any charge of violating this Part, if the dog has defecated upon public or private property as hereinbefore set forth, it shall be conclusively presumed that the owner of any such dog has caused or allowed the occurrence to have happened.
[Ord. 641, 10/9/1978]
No owner shall allow any dog to make any loud or harsh noise or disturbance which shall interfere with or deprive the peace, quiet, rest or sleep of any person within the Town.
[Ord. 641, 10/9/1978; as amended by Ord. 780, 5/1/1995, § 2(b); and by Ord. 841, 12/19/2001]
Any person who shall violate any provision of this Part shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $10 nor more than $1,000 plus costs and, in default of payment of said fine and costs, to a term of imprisonment not to exceed 30 days. Each day that a violation of this Part continues or each Section of this Part which shall be found to have been violated shall constitute a separate offense.
[Ord. 641, 10/9/1978; as added by Ord. 780, 5/1/1995, § 1(a)]
It shall be unlawful for the owner of any dog, licensed or unlicensed, to cause or allow such dog, at any time, to enter or be upon any of the portion of Town Park which extends north of the southern cartway of River Road, but it shall not be unlawful for the owner of any dog, licensed or unlicensed, to cause or allow such dog to enter or be upon any of the portion of Town Park which extends south of the southern cartway of River Road, so long as such owner shall otherwise comply with the provisions of this Part.
[Ord. 641, 10/9/1978; as added by Ord. 780, 5/1/1995, § 1(b)]
Signs shall be erected at Town Park, in sufficient number and of sufficient size, to provide reasonable notice to owners concerning the provisions of §§ 2-101, 2-105 and 2-106, as amended and 2-107 of this Part.
[Ord. 715, 8/7/1989, § 1]
It shall be unlawful for any person to walk, lead or otherwise allow any dogs to enter the Bloomsburg Town Par, except in such areas of the park which may, from time to time, be specifically designated as an area where dogs are permitted.
[Ord. 715, 8/7/1989, § 2]
In any such designated areas where dogs will be permitted, the owner or other responsible party accompanying any dog shall remove from the park property any feces deposited thereon by such person's dog and properly dispose of same in an appropriate waste receptacle.
[Ord. 715, 8/7/1989, § 3]
The provisions of §§ 2-201 and 2-202 of this Part shall not apply to seeing eye dogs or to any such dogs serving as guide dogs for blind persons.
[Ord. 715, 8/7/1989, § 4]
Appropriate signs shall be placed in appropriate places in the park in furtherance of the provisions of this Part.
[Ord. 715, 8/7/1989, § 5; as amended by Ord. 841, 12/19/2001]
Any person who shall violate any provision of this Part shall be, upon conviction thereof, sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $1,000 plus costs of prosecution and, in default of payment of such fine and costs, to a term of imprisonment not to exceed 30 days.