§ 618.17  DOG NUISANCE PROHIBITED; ABATEMENT.
   No person being the owner or person in charge of a dog shall permit such dog while at large or upon a leash in the city to:
   (A)   Defecate upon any public land or any private land other than the land where the owner or person in charge of such dog resides;
   (B)   The owner or person in charge of any dog which defecates on any such prohibited land shall immediately clean such and cause its removal to a proper receptacle;
   (C)   The owner or person in charge of any dog shall keep the property where he or she resides in a clean and sanitary condition by regularly removing the defecation of his or her dog to prevent accumulations;
   (D)   The terms of this section shall not apply to any dog which has been expressly invited to enter upon private property by notification to the owner or keeper of such dog, or to any dog engaging in the pursuit of hunting;
   (E)   The defecation of any dog is hereby declared to be a nuisance, creating an unsanitary and unhealthful condition, causing an accumulation of insects and bacteria, and in violation of the regulations of this section, is hereby declared to be unlawful and a misdemeanor; and/or
   (F)   Whoever violates this section is guilty of a minor misdemeanor and shall be subject to the penalty provided in § 698.02 of this code of ordinances.
(Ord. 241-1977, passed 10-3-1977)