Outdoor Enthusiasts Coming To Moab Be Aware Of The New Law

To reduce damage to natural and cultural resources and to provide for public safety, the following ORDINANCE 604 (2019) has been passed. You Must Comply!

No person shall dump or otherwise deposit human waste, or wastewater contaminated by fecal matter, on Public Lands except in a Sewage Facility. All persons are required to carry out solid human body waste and must possess and utilize a Sewage Facility that allows for the disposal of solid human waste through an authorized refuse container or sewage systems.

No compliance will result in a violation of Title 17 and guilty of a Class B misdemeanor punishable by a maximum sentence of up to six months in jail and a maximum fine of $1,000.

Here is the link to the Grand County, Utah Ordinance 604 (2019)

Outdoor Enthusiasts with Pets

Grand County Title 6 Animals

6.16.030 Animal waste. The owner of every animal shall be responsible for the removal of any excreta deposited by his or her animal or animals on public walks, recreation areas, or private property. (Ord. 129 Art. IX, 1977)

Except as otherwise specifically provided in this title, any person who shall violate any provision of this title shall be deemed guilty of a Class B misdemeanor and shall be punished by a term of incarceration in the county jail not to exceed six months and fined in the sum not exceeding one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) or by both such term of incarceration and fine. (Ord. 329 § 4 (part), 2000; Ord. 129 Art. XII, 1977)

Here is the link to the Grand County Ordinance Title 6

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