Council Adopts Ordinance 2013-3: Animal Control Ordinance



Northumberland Borough Council adopted Ordinance 2013-3, addressing animals in the Borough by amending the title of Chapter 24 “Dogs” to “Animals; at the September 17, 2013  Borough Council meeting.  The ordinance becomes effective on January 1, 2014.  The ordinance establishes procedures for the disposition of animals; prohibits keeping animals making disturbing noises; controls animal defecation on public property; regulates keeping certain animals; and penalties for violation.  The entire ordinance is attached.