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(A) Criminal complaint. Any person who violates any provision of this chapter may be penalized by indictment or on complaint brought in district court. Each day on which any violation or offense continues shall be deemed to be a separate violation or offense.
(B) Non-criminal disposition.
(1) Whoever violates any provision of this chapter, the violation of which is subject to a specific penalty, may be penalized by the non-criminal method
of disposition as provided in Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 40, § 21D. Each day on which any violation exists shall be deemed to be a separate offense.
Third offense and thereafter
(C) Enforcing persons.
(1) Animal control officer, animal control agent or any Watertown police officer.
(2) Any violations of this chapter that occur within town parks or recreation areas are also enforceable by the Director of Parks and Recreation and/or his/her designee.
(D) Other. Any person who violates any provision of this chapter is also subject, at the discretion of the animal control officer, animal control agent or Watertown police officer, to any other legal or equitable enforcement remedy available.
(Ord. O-2017-2, passed 1-24-2017; Am. Ord. O-2018-79, passed 9-25-2018)