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The Scoop On Poop: Fines Escalate To $1,000 Max

When NYC’s first pooper-scooper fines were established in 1978 by the Parks Department, they were set between $50-$100. In 2009, fines were raised to $250—and earlier this year, to $500. Now, signs have appeared on the Brooklyn Heights Promenade setting a new max of $1,000. For the sake of context, a Class B misdemeanor—like selling […]

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