City of Clifton, NJ
Passaic County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Municipal Council of the City of Clifton 12-20-1960 by Ord. No. 3319 as Chapter 7 of the Revised Ordinances of the City of Clifton, New Jersey, 1960. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Licensed businesses — See Ch. 303.
Article I Dogs

§ 203-1 Definitions.

§ 203-2 License and registration tag required.

§ 203-3 Newly acquired dogs and dogs attaining licensing age.

§ 203-4 Dogs brought into City.

§ 203-5 Licenses and tags issued by other municipalities.

§ 203-6 License fees; renewals; Seeing Eye dogs.

§ 203-7 License forms and registration tags.

§ 203-8 Application for license.

§ 203-9 Removal of registration tag or attachment to another dog prohibited.

§ 203-10 Running at large prohibited.

§ 203-11 Commission of nuisances.

§ 203-12 Regulations and licensing fees for potentially dangerous and vicious dogs.

§ 203-13 Appointment of Animal Control Officer/Animal Cruelty Investigator.

§ 203-14 Seizure and impoundment; notification of owner; destruction of unclaimed animals.

§ 203-15 Entry upon premises for seizure.

§ 203-16 Interference prohibited.

§ 203-17 Annual canvass to be made.

§ 203-18 Violations and penalties; enforcement.

Article II Kennels, Pet Shops, Shelters and Pounds

§ 203-19 Definitions.

§ 203-20 Veterinary establishments.

§ 203-21 License required; individual dogs exempt.

§ 203-22 Application for license.

§ 203-23 Contents of license; expiration; revocation.

§ 203-24 License fees.

§ 203-25 Permitting dogs off premises.

§ 203-26 List to be forwarded to state.

Article III Potentially Rabid Animals

§ 203-27 Confinement of animal required.

§ 203-28 Delivery to veterinarian of potentially rabid animals.

§ 203-29 Animal to be quarantined.

§ 203-30 Animal Control Officer/Animal Cruelty Investigator to deliver animal to veterinarian; report.

Article IV Penalties

§ 203-31 Violations and penalties.

Article V Vicious Dogs

§ 203-32 Definitions.

§ 203-33 Seizure and impoundment of dog by Animal Control Officer/Animal Cruelty Investigator; grounds.

§ 203-34 Notice of seizure and impoundment; identity of owner; notice to owner.

§ 203-35 Agreement between City and dog owner; settlement and disposition; liability of City.

§ 203-36 Declaration of vicious dog.

§ 203-37 Declaration of potentially dangerous dog.

§ 203-37.1 Order and schedule for compliance for potentially dangerous dog.

§ 203-37.2 Procedures for appeal.

§ 203-37.3 Liability of owner for cost of impoundment and destruction; rabies testing of euthanized dog.

§ 203-37.4 Right to convene hearing for subsequent action of dog.

§ 203-37.5 Duties of owner of potentially dangerous dog.

§ 203-37.6 Violations and penalties.

Article VI Cats

§ 203-38 Definitions.

§ 203-39 Legislative determination.

§ 203-40 Immunization fees.

§ 203-41 Registration; fees.

Article VII Euthanasia of Owned Animals

§ 203-42 Definitions.

§ 203-43 Legislative determination.

§ 203-44 Euthanasia fees.

§ 203-45 Conditions for euthanasia.

§ 203-46 Limitations.

Article VIII Feeding of Wild Water Fowl

§ 203-47 Statement of purpose.

§ 203-48 Feeding of wild water fowl prohibited.

§ 203-49 Exceptions.

§ 203-50 Enforcement.

Article IX Keeping and Trapping of Animals

§ 203-51 Keeping of animals and fowl.

§ 203-52 Filing of application.

§ 203-53 Noncompliance with certain provisions.

§ 203-54 Slaughtering of animals and fowl.

§ 203-55 Notification to owner.

§ 203-56 Public property.

§ 203-57 Traps and trapping of animals.

§ 203-58 Violations and penalties.

Article X Feeding of Unconfined Wildlife

§ 203-59 Definitions.

§ 203-60 Prohibited conduct.

§ 203-61 Enforcement.

§ 203-62 Violations and penalties.

Article XI Pet Waste Disposal

§ 203-63 Definitions.

§ 203-64 Requirement for disposal.

§ 203-65 Exemptions.

§ 203-66 Enforcement.

§ 203-67 Violations and penalties.

Article XII Feeding of Free-Roaming Cats and Feral Cats

§ 203-68 Purpose.

§ 203-69 Definitions.

§ 203-70 Prohibited conduct.

§ 203-71 Enforcement.

§ 203-72 Violations and penalties.