Please Clean Up After Your Dog Pooping And Urinating On Roosevelt Island Main Street Asks Resident - RIOC Public Safety Department Says Tell Us When You See Offender And We Will Issue Summons
A Roosevelt Island resident is concerned that:
Main Street is becoming a serious Dog's urinating placeand shares
showing the results.
The resident, who fears possible angry reaction of some Roosevelt Island dog owners to these concern prefers to remain anonymous, adds:
Here's an article that deals with dog pee and in it, there is this text:The Roosevelt Island Operating Corp (RIOC) policy on subject is as follows:
Health Code § 161.03 Control of dogs and other animals to prevent nuisance.
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.
Notes to § 161.03
This section is derived from S.C. § 227. Specific reference is made to cats as well as dogs. The reference to walls within premises is new. Under New York City Criminal Courts Act § 102c a magistrate is empowered to try and punish a violation of this section as an offense punishable by a fine of $25 or ten days imprisonment, or both.
ROOSEVELT ISLAND OPERATING CORPORATIONRIOC Public Safety Director (PSD) Jack McManus and Deputy Director Lynda Marmara discussed RIOC's dog control policy during December 15 meeting of Roosevelt Island Residents Association (RIRA) Public Safety Committee. Director McManus said that if PSD is told of such an occurrence, they will issue a summons to the offending dog owner.
DOG CONTROL POLICY
New York State and New York City animal control laws are intended to safeguard the health and safety of the public.
A dog control policy for Roosevelt Island intends to safeguard the health and safety of Island residents and visitors.
It is the intent of the Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation (RIOC) to have a policy that is consistent with the regulations of the City and State of New York. As such, it is the policy of RIOC that responsible dog owners on Roosevelt Island will:
- Have their dogs actively vaccinated against the disease of rabies and be able to provide proof of such vaccination:
- Obtain a license for their dog from the City of New York (New York City Dog License Law, Chapter 115 of the Laws of 1894 as amended);
- Attach a dog license tag to the dog�s collar when the animal is in a public place (New York City Health Code �161.04);
- Hold the dog on a leash no longer than six feet when the dog is in a public place (New York City Health Code �161.05);
- Remove their dog�s feces from any public areas (New York City Health Code �161.03 and New York Public Health Law �1310);
- Utilize only designated dog walk area(s) for off leash roaming of their dog.
- Effective immediately, Public Safety Officers will enforce this policy and issue notices of violations to dog owners who are not in compliance.
Also, reported previously on the filthy conditions, including dog urine and pigeon poop, at the Main Street Motorgate Garage.