Charter Township of Meridian
Ingham County
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Cross references: Environment, ch. 22; operational restrictions for animals in massage parlors, § 38-355; park wildlife, § 54-35; horses and other draft animals, § 54-40.
State law references: Dog Law of 1919, MCL 287.261 et seq.; dangerous animals, MCL 287.321 et seq.; pet shops, dog pounds, and animal shelters, MCL 287.331 et seq.; crimes relating to animals, MCL 750.49 et seq.
[Code 1974, § 35-1; Ord. No. 2003-02, 1-7-2003]
No person shall abandon or leave any living domestic animal, tamed wild animal, or household pet in any place within the Township, except in the charge or custody of another person who agrees to provide the animal with proper food, drink, shelter, and protection from the weather. Any violation of this section is a misdemeanor punishable as provided by this Code.