BOROUGH ORDINANCES RELATING TO DOGS
ATTENTION DOG OWNERS: PLEASE REMEMBER THESE BOROUGH ORDINANCES WHEN ENJOYING TIME WITH YOUR DOGS ON WALKS THROUGHOUT TOWN.
PLEASE PICK UP AFTER YOUR DOG! ALL DOGS NEED TO BE ON A LEASH!
5-3.5 Running at Large Prohibited No person owning, harboring or keeping any dog shall suffer or permit it to run at large upon the public streets or in any public park, public building or public place, or on any other person's private property within the Borough. (Ord. No. 292 § 16; Ord. No. 300)
5-3.6 Leash Required; Dog to Be Accompanied by Person Over Twelve Years of Age No person owning, harboring or keeping any dog shall suffer or permit it to be upon public streets, in any public park, public building or any other public place within the Borough unless such dog is accompanied by a person over the age of twelve (12) years and is securely confined and controlled by an adequate leash which is not more than six (6) feet long. (Ord. No. 292 § 16)
5-3.7 "Pooper Scooper" Requirements No person owning, harboring, or keeping, walking or in charge of any dog shall cause, suffer, permit, allow such dog to soil, defile, defecate on or commit any nuisance on any public property or other person's private property whatsoever. If such person shall permit such dog to soil, defile, defecate on or commit any nuisance on public property or other person's private property, he or she shall immediately remove or dispose of all feces and droppings by the dog, which removal shall be in a sanitary manner by shovel, container, disposal bag or other such sanitary means. Any person walking a dog off the property of the owner shall display visible proof of the ability to clean up all excrement from the dog by carrying a shovel, plastic bag, disposal bag or other contraption to dispose of dog feces. (Ord. No. 292 § 16; Ord. No. 300; New)
5-3.8 Intrusion on Private Property Prohibited No person owning, keeping or harboring any dog or cat shall suffer or permit the dog or cat to intrude upon any other person's private property. (Ord. No. 292 § 16; Ord. No. 300)
Please be aware that anyone soliciting in the Borough of Interlaken is required to obtain a permit. A copy of the issued permit must be carried with them at all times.
There are exceptions for lawful and recognized religious, charitable, educational and political organizations as well as Volunteer Fire and First Aid Departments. Even in this case, these organizations are required to notify the Police Department in writing.
If a solicitor does not have a permit or a resident feels suspicious of the person coming to their door, please notify the Police Department.
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Welcome to the Borough of Interlaken
Interlaken is a small, quiet community of single family homes on tree-lined streets.
There is no commercial district or business district. Interlaken is a purely residential community of just over 395 residences, and a total population of approximately 820.
Named for a small town in Switzerland, between the lakes, Interlaken is bordered on the north and south by arms of Deal Lake. A quiet respite near ocean beaches and shopping.