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(A) Except upon his or her own property, no person shall permit any domesticated animal owned by him or her, or under his or her immediate control to deposit fecal waste upon any property in the city unless said person immediately removes the waste from the property and disposes of the waste in accordance with law.
(B) It is no defense to a charge under this section that the animal was running at large in violation of law.
(C) No person shall permit the accumulation of animal waste upon his or her own property such that it interferes with the quiet use and enjoyment of adjoining properties. In addition to any other penalties, such condition constitutes a public nuisance.
(D) Whoever violates this section is guilty of a minor misdemeanor on a first offense within the previous 12 months, and a fourth degree misdemeanor on a second or more offense within the previous 12 months. In addition to any other penalty, the court may order, under penalty of contempt, the owner of said animal to obtain education in the care, feeding, and training of the animal involved.
(1982 Code, § 90.022) (Ord. 2018-14, passed 10-9-2018)