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(a) It is unlawful for any person owning or having control or custody of any dog to permit the animal to defecate upon the public property of this city or upon the private property of another unless the person immediately removes the feces and properly disposes of it.
(b) It is unlawful for any person to walk a dog on public property of this city or upon the private property of another without carrying, at all times, a suitable container or other suitable instrument for the removal and disposal of dog feces.
(c) Visually disabled persons who use seeing-eye guide dogs are exempt from this section.
(d) Notwithstanding any other provisions of this code, every violation of any of the provisions of this section shall be an infraction punishable as follows:
(1) Upon a first conviction, by a fine not exceeding twenty-five dollars;
(2) For a second conviction within a period of one year by a fine not exceeding fifty dollars;
(3) For a third or any subsequent conviction within a period of one year by a fine not exceeding one hundred twenty-five dollars.
(Ord. 3719 § 2, 1986)