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Pet Defecation

LBMC 6.16.200 - Defecation Removal required.

A. No person responsible for any animal shall permit such animal to defecate on any public sidewalk, street, improvement, park or other public place, or on any private property without the consent of the owner of such private property, unless such person responsible for the animal removes any such defecation to a proper trash receptacle.

B. When the director or his/her enforcement officer(s) and/or inspector(s) determine that a person responsible for a dog has violated Subsection A. of this Section 6.16.200, such animal care services bureau personnel are authorized to:

  1. Direct the person responsible for the animal to immediately remove and dispose of the defecation to a proper trash receptacle;
  2. Issue a written notice to the person responsible that if, within a twelve-month period following the initial response. Animal care services bureau personnel are again required to respond to the same person responsible for violating Subsection A. of this Section 6.16.200, a criminal and/or administrative citation will be issued pursuant to Chapters 1.32 and 6.16 if this Code; and
  3. Issue criminal and/or administrative citations to the person responsible for recurrent violations of Subsection A. of this Section 6.16.200 within a twelve-month period.

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