Borough of Somerville, NJ
Somerset County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Health of the Borough of Somerville 10-25-78. Amendments noted where applicable.]
No swine, goats, cattle, rabbits, guinea pigs, pigeons, chickens, ducks, geese or other fowl shall be kept or maintained in the Borough of Somerville in any cellar or dwelling house.
Such animals or fowl shall be kept confined in a suitable coop with an enclosed runway.
Such coop, runway or other enclosure shall be kept in a clean and sanitary condition and kept in a location which will prevent it from becoming a nuisance or annoyance or interfering with the general well-being of other residents of this municipality.
Any person who shall be convicted of a violation of any part of this chapter shall forfeit and pay a penalty of not less than two dollars ($2) nor more than five hundred dollars ($500) besides costs of conviction, and a further like penalty for each twenty-four (24) hours or fraction thereof during which such offense shall be continued upon conviction thereof in the Recorder's Court of the Borough of Somerville.