Sec. 3-3. (a) No owner or other person having the charge, custody or control of any dog(s) shall permit, either willfully or through failure to exercise due care, any such dog(s) to defecate and to allow any such feces to remain on any public parkway, park, or other public property, or on any property owned or occupied by a person other than the owner of the dog(s) or the person having charge, custody or control of the dog(s).
(b) Any person having charge, custody or control of any dog(s), in a location other than on the property of such person or on the property of the owner of the animal(s), shall have in possession a suitable disposable bag or container for the purpose of complying with the requirements of this section.
(c) For purposes of this Section 3-3, a “suitable disposable bag or container” shall not be considered to be an article of clothing.
(d) The provisions of this section shall not apply to blind persons being accompanied by a trained guide dog.
(e) Any person violating any of the provisions of subsection 3-3(a) or 3-3(b) shall be deemed guilty of an infraction and upon conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine not to exceed one hundred dollars ($100.00).
(Ord. No. 969, § 2, 8-11-97.)
Editor’s note: Ord. No. 969, § 1, adopted Aug. 11, 1997, repealed Ord. No. 679, adopted May 26, 1981, § 1 of which was included within the Code as § 3-3 and pertained to dog control. Section 2 of Ord. No. 969 enacted new provisions as § 3-3 to read as herein set out.