Borough of Larksville, PA
Luzerne County
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It shall be unlawful for any person who owns or keeps any animal to permit such animal to run at large in any area within the boundaries of this municipality. Any animal running at large in violation of this chapter shall be subject to seizure, detention and disposal as provided herein.
It shall be unlawful to own, harbor or keep in custody any animal which disturbs the peace by barking, howling or making other loud noises to the annoyance and discomfort of any person in the Borough of Larksville. Continuous barking, howling or the making of other loud noises by such animal for more than any one-hour time period or continuous barking for periods of less than one hour but more than 1/2 hour, which periods occur on two or more consecutive days or nights, shall be deemed to disturb the peace and to cause the annoyance and discomfort of persons in the Borough of Larksville.
A. 
Any Borough resident may request the Borough Police Department[1] to warn any person who shall own, harbor or keep in custody any animal which disturbs the peace by barking, howling or making other loud noise to the annoyance and discomfort of persons in the Borough of Larksville.
[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 68, Police Department.
B. 
Any such request shall be in writing and shall identify and specify the residence of the owner, keeper or custodian of the animal and shall identify and specify the residence of the person making the request. Upon receipt of such request, the Borough Police Chief or his designated agent can mail, by certified mail, or hand deliver a copy of this chapter to the person identified as the owner, keeper or custodian of the animal.
[Amended 5-14-2002 by Ord. No. 1-2002]
C. 
A violation of this chapter shall be deemed to have occurred after delivery of the first warning and upon a second or subsequent violation of this section.