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As it applies to the City of Riverbank, the following sections are added to the City of Oakdale Animals and Fowl Ordinance:
Section 4-19.1 Animal Wastes.
(A) It shall be unlawful for any person owning or having charge, care, control, or custody of any dog, cat or other animal to allow animal waste or fecal matter produced by said animal to accumulate or remain on the ground or about the premises or property for more than three days without said animal waste or fecal matter being placed in an airtight bag or other container and removed from the property and disposed of within seven days of it being collected and contained.
(B) Notwithstanding the above, any person owning or having charge, care, control, or custody of any dog, cat or other animal shall at all times prevent urine and/or feces odors of said animal's waste from hindering, hampering, impeding, interfering with, infringing upon, or detracting from another person's enjoyment of their real or personal property.
Section 4-19.2 Removal of Animal Defecation.
(A) It shall be unlawful for any person owning or being in charge, care, control, or custody of dog, cat, or other animal to permit, either willfully or through failure to exercise due care or control, such animal to defecate and to allow the feces to remain upon a public park, sidewalk, roadway or any public street, or on any property not owned or possessed by the owner or person in charge, care, control, or custody of the animal. The person owning or in charge, care, control, or custody of any animal shall immediately and securely enclose all feces deposited by such animal in a bag, wrapper, or other container, and dispose of it in a sanitary manner.
(B) Failure of any person owning or being in charge, care, control, or custody of any dog, cat, or other animal to remove such feces immediately from the above-described property shall constitute a violation of this section and shall be punishable as an infraction.
(C) The provisions of this section shall not apply to individuals with disabilities who have the charge or control of a certified guide or assistance dog.
(D) Violation of this section shall be an infraction punishable by a fine as set forth by a resolution of the City of Oakdale for Section 4-19 of the referenced ordinance. An administrative citation issued for a violation under Chapter 94 for city parks of the code, shall be punishable as noted by that chapter.
(Ord. 2015-011, passed 6-23-15)