Township of Upper Chichester, PA
Delaware County
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[Adopted 11-17-1987 by Ord. No. 456 (Ch. 2, Part 4, of the 1987 Code of Ordinances)]
No person, having possession, custody or control of any animals, 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 Township of Upper Chichester, or upon the floors or stairways of any building or place frequented by the public or used in common by the 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.
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 § 164-14 shall be required to immediately remove any feces from such surface and either:
A. 
Carry same away for disposal in a toilet.
B. 
Place same in a nonleaking container for deposit in a trash or litter receptacle.
The provisions of §§ 164-14 and 164-15 hereof shall not apply to a guide dog accompanying any blind persons, or to a dog used to assist any other physically handicapped person.
[Amended 12-8-1988 by Ord. No. 465[1]]
Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate any provision of this article shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $1,000, together with the costs of prosecution, and, in default of payment of such fine and costs, shall be subject to imprisonment for a term not to exceed 30 days. Every day that a violation of this article continues shall constitute a separate offense.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).