604.10  NUISANCE.
   (a)   Any dog or cat which by frequent or habitual barking, howling, screeching, yelping or baying or in any way or manner injures or disturbs the quiet or any person or the community, or which disturbs or endangers the comfort, repose, or health of persons, is hereby declared to be a nuisance.
   (b)   Any dog or cat which chases or harasses passersby, chases vehicles and/or attacks other domestic animals is hereby declared a nuisance.
   (c)   Any dog or cat which scratches, digs or defecates, without the owner immediately retrieving and disposing of said defecation, upon any lawn, tree, shrub, plant, building or any other public or private property, other than the property of the owner or person in charge or control of such animal is hereby declared to be a nuisance.
   (d)   It shall be unlawful for any owner or person having custody of such a dog or cat to harbor or permit it to commit such nuisances.
   (e)   This section shall be enforceable by the Police Department, the Animal Control Officer, or through aggrieved persons filing a private criminal complaint at the Magisterial District Court.
(Ord. 13-20.  Passed 12-16-2020)