Control of Animals (Section 5-6)

It Shall be Unlawful:

To permit any dog, cat or other animal whether licensed or not, to run at large within the Village. A dog, cat or other animal will be deemed to be running at large when off the premises of owner and not on a leash. The leash cannot be more than 6 feet in length, including handgrip. (Section 5-6-1)

To permit any dog to habitually jump, snap, growl, snarl or otherwise threaten persons lawfully using any common thoroughfare, sidewalk, play area, park or any place where people congregate or walk. (Section 5-6-6)

To permit any dog, cat or other animal to howl, yelp, whine, meow, bark or make noise in such a manner as to disturb any person or neighborhood. (Section 5-6-9)

To harbor or to allow any dog, cat or other animal to soil, defile, or defecate on any common thoroughfare, sidewalk, play area, or any place where people congregate or walk or upon any public or private property. The person who so curbs such dog, cat, or other animal shall immediately remove all feces deposited by such animal by any sanitary method. (Section 5-6-12)

To permit any dog, cat, or other animal to bite, scratch, or in any other manner, break the skin of any person within the Village of Palatine. (Section 5-6-15)

To permit any dog, cat or other animal to bite, scratch or in any other manner, break the skin of any other domestic animal within the Village of Palatine (Section 5-6-16)