North Hills expands pooper scooper law to include dog’s homeonwers

Mayor Marvin Natiss says the expanded ordinance was prompted by a complaint from a resident over unsanitary conditions. (7/17/14)

NORTH HILLS - The Village of North Hills approved a plan to expand its pooper scooper law to include the dog owner's own property.

Mayor Marvin Natiss says the expanded ordinance was prompted by a complaint from a resident over unsanitary conditions.

Some residents are concerned the new rules would be difficult to report, but officials say cellphones will help.

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According to Newsday, residents can be fined up to $200 if they don't properly clean up their dog's mess.

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