City of South Amboy, NJ
Middlesex County
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[HISTORY: Added by Ord. No. 20-2019. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Ord. No. 20-2019]
ANIMAL CARE FACILITY
Means an animal control center or animal shelter, maintained by or under contract with any state, county or municipality, whose mission and practice is, in whole, or significant part, the rescue and placement of animals in permanent homes.
ANIMAL RESCUE ORGANIZATION
Means any not-for-profit organization which has tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code, whose mission and practice is, in whole or in significant part, the rescue and placement of animals in permanent homes.
CAT
Means a member of a species of domestic cat, Felis catus.
DOG
Means a member of a species of domestic dog, Canis familiaris.
OFFER FOR SALE
Means to sell offer for sale or adoption, advertise for the sale of, barter, auction, give away or otherwise dispose of a dog or cat.
PET STORE
Means a retail establishment where dogs and cats are sold, exchanged, bartered or offered for sale as pet animals to the general public at retail. Such definition shall not include an animal care facility or animal rescue organization, as defined.
[Ord. No. 20-2019]
No pet store shall sell, deliver, offer for sale, barter, auction, give away or otherwise transfer or dispose of cats or dogs. Nothing in this section shall prohibit stores from collaborating with animal care facilities or animal rescue organizations to offer space for such entities to showcase adoptable dogs and cats.