Animal Control

Contact: Shore Animal Control LLC
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Dogs & Other Animals

Frequently Asked Questions About Animals:

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This electronic version of the excerpts from the Code Book is provided for informational purposes only. Please refer to the Code Book for accuracy.

§ 40-15. Dogs causing nuisances.

[Amended 8-14-1996 by Ord. No. 8-1996]

No person who owns, keeps, harbors or possesses any dog or dogs shall suffer or permit such dog or dogs to annoy persons by barking and/or howling to the extent it creates a public or private nuisance.

§ 40-19. Animals running at large.

[Amended 8-14-1996 by Ord. No. 8-1996]

All person or persons owning, harboring, keeping or having charge of any horse, cow, swine, goat, poultry, dog, cat or any other animal shall prevent such animal or animals from running at large upon any public highway, street, alley or park or on private property without the consent of the owner or owners thereof.

§ 40-20. Damage to property.

[Amended 8-14-1996 by Ord. No. 8-1996]

No person owning, keeping or harboring any animal shall permit or suffer it to do any injury or to do any damage to any lawn, shrubbery, flowers, grounds or property.

§ 40-45. Requirements for disposal.

All pet owners and keepers are required to immediately and properly dispose of their pet's solid waste deposited on any property, public or private, not owned or possessed by that person.