Animal Complaints – ACO Todd Humiston 812-6898
Village Code Sections:
§ 86-5. Domestic animals. A. The owner of any other domestic animals or pets, including but not limited to all species of lizard, snake, spider, bird, rat, mice, guinea pig or rabbit, shall maintain said other domestic animal or pet in a cage or appropriate container at all times when said other domestic animal or pet is outside the premises of the owner.B. All dog feces must be immediately removed from the streets, highways and sidewalks by the owner of the dog. It shall be unlawful for the owner of a dog to allow the dog to defecate on the property of another without the consent of the property owner.
§ 86-6. Control of dogs.It shall be unlawful for any owner of or any person owning or harboring any dog in the Village to permit or allow any such dog to:
A. Engage in habitual barking, howling, crying or whining or to conduct itself in such a manner as to habitually annoy any person other than the owner or person(s) harboring such dog or which disturbs the peace, generally, by loud noises at any time of the day or night.
B. Cause damage or destruction to the property of or commit a nuisance upon the premises of a person other than the owner or person(s) harboring such dog without the consent or approval of the owner of such premises.
C. Chase, jump on or at, or otherwise harass any person in such a manner as would reasonably cause intimidation or to put such person in reasonable apprehension of bodily harm or injury.
D. Attack, chase or worry any domestic animal, as defined by § 108 of the Agricultural and Markets Law.
E. Habitually chase or bark at motor vehicles, motorcycles or bicycles while on a public street, highway or place or upon private property without the consent or approval of the owner of such property.
F. Be off the premises of the owner or harborer unless restrained by a leash. Such dog may be unleashed while off the owner’s or harborer’s premises only on such occasions as when such dog is on the private premises of another with the knowledge, consent and approval of such person.
G. No dog, whether leashed or unleashed, shall be in any restaurant, grocery or commercial establishment which sells food for human consumption except for a service dog.
H. No person who owns or harbors a dog shall permit the premises, structures or enclosures in which such dog is kept to be unclean or unsanitary.