§ 603.041  Disposal of Dog Waste
   (a)   No person who has the charge or control of a dog on any public street, sidewalk, pathway, park, pedestrian way or any public facility or on any private property not owned or possessed by the owner or person having control of such dog shall fail to maintain in his or her possession sufficient and readily usable wrappers, materials or implements to remove and properly dispose of any fecal matter that may be deposited on the ground by the dog.
   (b)   No person who has the charge or control of a dog on any public street, sidewalk, pathway, park, pedestrian way or any public facility or on any private property not owned or possessed by the owner or person having control of such dog shall fail to remove and properly dispose of any fecal matter that may be deposited on the ground by the dog.
   (c)   A disabled person who has the charge or control of a guide dog or an officer who has the charge of a police dog in the performance of law enforcement duties shall be exempt from the provisions of this section.
   (d)   Whoever violates this section is guilty of a minor misdemeanor. In addition to any other method of enforcement provided for in this chapter, the provisions of this section may be enforced by the issuance of a citation in compliance with Rule 4.1 of the Ohio Rules of Criminal Procedure.
(Ord No. 728-02. Passed 6-10-02, eff. 6-14-02)