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(A) No person owning, keeping, in possession of or in charge of any animal shall allow the animal to defecate on any public property, public sidewalk, public right-of-way or upon any other type of public property, or upon any private property without the permission of the owner of the property unless: the person who owns, keeps, is in possession of or is in charge of the animal shall immediately remove all droppings deposited by the animal by a sanitary method and dispose of the droppings in sanitary method which may include placing the droppings in a public refuse receptacle if the droppings are in an air-tight container or air-tight bag.
(Prior Code, § 9.121)
(B) No person owning, keeping or in charge of an animal shall permit the animal to be on any public property, public sidewalk, public right-of-way or upon any other type of public property whatsoever, or upon any private property without the permission of the owner of the property, unless the animal is accompanied by a person who has in the person’s possession a container or bag of sufficient size to collect and remove the droppings of the animal. The person accompanying the animal shall show the container to any city police officer or authorized city personnel, if requested.
(Prior Code, § 9.124)
(Ord. 651, passed 4-5-1999; Ord. 658, passed 3-6-2000; Ord. 665, passed 2-19-2001; Ord. 702, passed 5-16-2005; Ord. 735, passed 11-17-2008) Penalty, see § 10.99