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Any person, with the exception of a sightless person, responsible for any dog, shall be in possession of tools for the removal of, and shall remove, excrement deposited by the dog:

A. In any public area not designed to receive those wastes, including but not limited to streets, sidewalks, parking strips, the Plaza islands, city parks and trails or roads paralleling ditches, swales, culverts, canals and similar facilities owned or operated by the Talent Irrigation District or the City of Ashland, or

B. On any private property. It is an affirmative defense to a prosecution on any charge under this subsection that the property owner or person in charge of the property consented to such use of the property.

Violation of this section is a Class IV violation. (Ord. 3112, amended, 2015; Ord. 3025, amended, 08/03/2010)