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New York City’s Dog Poop Scoop Law

How much do you know about New York City’s dog poop scoop law? According to Section 161.03 of the New York City Health Code, your there are a lot of places where your dog can’t poop:

a) A person who owns, possesses or controls a dog, cat or other animal shall not permit the animal to commit a nuisance on a sidewalk of any public place, on a floor, wall, stairway or roof of any public or private premises used in common by the public, or on a fence, wall or stairway of a building abutting on a public place.

Who can issue you a ticket if your dog poops and you don’t scoop? Authorized employees of New York City’s Departments of Health, Sanitation, or Parks and Recreation.


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