The Ordinance below has been REPEALED! Thank you for all your efforts.
ORDINANCE TO AMEND CHAPTER 38, "DOGS AND CATS", OF THE CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF NORTH CALDWELLWHEREAS, the Mayor and Council have received expression of fear and concern from North Caldwell citizens over the presence of pit bull terriers in their neighborhood; and
A. The title of Section 38-128 shall be amended to read as follows: Disposal of certain vicious dogs required; keeping or harboring of Pit Bull Terriers prohibited.
B. The first paragraph of Section 38-18 shall be redesigned as Section 38-18A.
C. A new Section 38-18B shall be added to read as follows:
No person shall harbor, keep or maintain within the limits of the Borough of North Caldwell, any dog commonly known as a "pit bull terrier". As used in this ordinance, "pit bull terrier" shall be defined as any American Pit Bull Terrier or Staffordshire Bull Terrier or American Staffordshire Terrier breed of dog, or any mixed breed of dog which contains as an element of its breeding the breed of American Pit Bull Terrier or Staffordshire Bull Terrier or American Staffordshire Terrier as to be identifiable as partially of the breed of American Pit Bull Terrier, Staffordshire Bull Terrier or American Staffordshire Terrier.
SECTION 2. This ordinance shall take effect upon adoption and publication as required by lawINTRODUCED: October 12, 1999