90% of pet owners hate cleaning up after the dog; however, providing your pets with a clean living environment is necessary.
A clean environment facilitates a healthy lifestyle, and it’s the law.
The table below compares and contrasts the penalties for breaking the law in the six counties we serve in North Central Kentucky. Please review the following, then, weigh in with your thoughts by commenting below.
|Bullitt||Minimum fine $5, Maximum fine $500|
|Hardin||Class A Misdemeanor, Maximum fine $250 and/or up to 12 months in jail|
|Jefferson||Class A Misdemeanor, Maximum fine $500 and/or up to 12 months in jail|
|Larue||No pooper scooper law or language pertaining to a living environment free from accumulated waste or debris|
|Meade||Class A Misdemeanor, Maximum fine $500 and/or minimum jail sentence 90 days or maximum jail sentence 12 months|
|Nelson||Misdemeanor, Minimum fine $10, Maximum Fine $200; minimum jail sentence 5 days or maximum jail sentence 90 days|
Larue County Ordinance 04-05 – Personal communication from Judge Executive Tommy Turner