(Cleveland Codified Ordinances Section 603.04)
Q: My neighbor's dog barks constantly, day and night.
I have tried to talk to the owner, but he has not done anything about it. What should I do?
A: This dog is considered
a nuisance. No owner or person in charge or control of a dog, or owner or person in charge of such premises upon which a dog
is located, shall permit a dog nuisance to occur or continue.
(b) Each of the following constitutes a dog nuisance:
1. a dog which bites or barks, yelps, howls or bays In such a manner or to such extent as to disturb the peace
and quiet or endanger the health of anyperson,
2. a dog which scratches or digs in or urinates or defecates upon any lawn, tree, shrub, plant, building or
any other public or private property other than that of the dog owner.
Penalty: Failure to abate a nuisance by the dog owner results in a f ine ranging from $50.00 to 100.00
for the first three offenses. For any fourth and subseuent offenses, the dog which constitutes the nuisance shall be impounded.
Call the Dog Warden at 216-664-3069 or Community Service Unit 216-623-5622 for Persistent