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regarding noisy animal complaints or other violations of the Bloomington City Code. Please call 911 for immediate threats to public safety.
Chapter 8 : Section 8 : Noisy Animals - Penalty.
a. No person shall keep harbor any animal which howls, barks, or emits audible sounds that are unreasonably loud or disturbing and which are of such character, intensity and duration as to disturb the peace and quiet of the neighborhood or such resident or business neighbors as may be in close proximity to such dog. (Ordinance No. 2005-86)
Chapter 28 : Section 104 : Sanitation - Dogs and Cats.
(a) It shall be unlawful for the owner or person in control of any dog or cat to permit such animal to deposit dung on any public street, alley, parkway or other public place, or on any premises other than those of the owner or person in control of such animal, unless the owner or person in control of such animal immediately collects and properly disposes of the dung deposited by the animal. (Ordinance no. 1995-5)
(b) It shall be unlawful for the owner or person in control of any dog or cat to deposit dung collected from such animal on any premises other than those of the owner or person in control of such animal. (Ordinance No. 1995-5)
Chapter 8 : Section 81 : Permitting Dog to Run at Large
(a) It shall be the duty of every owner of any dog or anyone having any dog in his possession or custody to ensure that the dog is kept under restraint at all times that the dog is on or off the premises of the owner.