Below are select excerpts from the West Bloomfield Township code that come up most often.
Dogs – Article II
Section 7-19. Licensing
It shall be unlawful for any person to keep a dog which is six (6) months of age or older without obtaining a proper license and vaccination as required by the county and state.
Section 7-20. Confinement
An owner of a dog shall keep such dog confined upon the premises of its owner or custodian at all times except when the dog is otherwise under the reasonable control of some person.
Section 7-21. Dogs in public places
(a) An owner of a dog shall keep and maintain such dog restrained by a suitable leash when on property not owned or occupied by its owner.
(b) It shall be unlawful for an owner of a dog to fail to remove any excrement of the dog from land other than of its owner.
Section 13-51. Pickup Schedules.
Each customer of a licensed solid waste, garbage, rubbish and recyclables collector in the township shall retain all substances to be collected between collections in a suitable covered, watertight receptacle kept in an inconspicuous place on the premises so as not to constitute a nuisance until such time as the refuse will be picked up by the collector. Not earlier than 6:00 P.M. the night before the scheduled pickup, the receptacles containing the refuse to be collected may be placed at the edge of the roadway for collection. After collection, all empty receptacles shall be removed from the street promptly, and in no event later than 8:00 P.M. of the day of the pickup.