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A. The owner of any dog or any person having the custody or control of any dog shall be responsible for cleaning up any feces of the animal and disposing of such feces in a clean and sanitary manner. Every occupant of a dwelling unit, or owner if the dwelling unit is not occupied, shall remove animal feces from the unit, the yard, or lot on which the unit is located, or from any structure appurtenant to the unit which he controls and dispose of such animal feces in a clean and sanitary manner.
It is unlawful for any person owning, keeping, harboring or in custody of a dog to cause or permit the dog to be on property, public or private, not owned or possessed by such person without having in his or her immediate possession a device for removal of feces and depository for transmission of excrement to a proper receptacle located on the property owned or possessed by such person.
The provisions of this section shall not apply to the paved or traveled portions of public streets or roads or to rural undeveloped areas of the City nor to guide dogs accompanying a blind person or to a dog used by police or in rescue actions.
B. Any owner having custody of any dog or domestic animal shall immediately remove any feces left by such animals within a park and dispose of such feces in a sanitary manner. The owner, while in the park shall possess, carry and keep readily available a device or item of equipment for picking up and removing dog feces. This subsection shall not apply to guide dogs accompanying a blind or disabled person or a dog used by police or in rescue actions. (Ord. 406, sec. 7, 3-19-1990)