CHAPTER 2
ANIMALS
PART 1
PROHIBITING ANIMAL NOISE
§ 2-101.   Nuisance
§ 2-102.   Warning
§ 2-103.   Penalty
PART 1
PROHIBITING ANIMAL NOISE
§ 2-101. Nuisance.
   1.   Any dog, cat, fowl or other animal which by frequent or habitual barking, howling, screeching, yelping, chirping, clucking or baying or the production of any other noise, which in any way or manner injures or disturbs the quiet of any person or the community, or which disturbs or endangers the comfort, repose or health of persons, is hereby declared to be committing a nuisance.
   2.   The keeping of dogs, cats, fowl or other animals in such a way as to permit noxious odors to be detectable outside the boundaries of properties on which the dog, cat, fowl or other animals are housed is hereby declared to be a nuisance.
   3.   It shall be unlawful for any owner or person having custody of such a dog, cat, fowl or other animal to harbor or permit it to commit such nuisances.
(Ord. 56-5-98, 7/28/1998, § 1; as amended by Ord. 7-15-02B, 7/15/2002)
§ 2-102. Warning.
   1.   Prior to any violations or prosecutions under this Part, the owner or person violating this Part shall be given a warning of the conduct constituting such violation.
   2.   Should such conduct continue after said warning, charges shall be brought against the owner or person having custody of such dog or cat.
(Ord. 56-5-98, 7/28/1998, § 11)
§ 2-103. Penalty.
Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate any provision of this Part, upon conviction thereof in an action brought before a district justice in the manner provided for the enforcement of summary offenses under the Pennsylvania Rules of Criminal Procedure, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $1,000 plus costs and, in default of payment of said fine and costs, to a term of imprisonment not to exceed 90 days. Each day that a violation of this Part continues or each Section of this Part which shall be found to have been violated shall constitute a separate offense.
(Ord. 56-5-98, 7/28/1998, § 111; as amended by Ord. 12/10/2001)