MAYWOOD, N.J. — With assistance from the Bergen County Animal Control, the Maywood Police Department was able to reunite a dog found near the library with its owner Sunday evening, authorities said.
Police emphasized the importance of pet registration and said it not only helps locate the owners, but also is required by the law.
161-19 Violations and penalties.
A. Any person who violates or fails or refuses to comply with §§ 161-3, 161-4, 161-12 or 161-14 of this article or with the rules and regulations promulgated by the State Department of Health pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 4:19-15.14, as amended and supplemented, shall be liable to a penalty of not less than $5 nor more than $50 for each offense, to be recovered by and in the name of the Borough, except that for the first offense in cases of violations of §§ 161-3 and 161-4 of this article the penalty shall be not less than $1 nor more than $50, to be recovered in like manner.
B. Any person who violates or fails or refuses to comply with §§ 161-16 and 161-17 shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished by a fine not exceeding $1,000 or by imprisonment for a term not exceeding 90 days, or both. A separate offense shall be deemed committed upon each day during or on which a violation occurs or continues. The commission of a prohibited act by a group of dogs under §§ 161-16 or 161-17 of this article shall be deemed and taken to be as many separate and distinct offenses as there are dogs involved.
[Amended 12-29-1987 by Ord. No. 15-87]