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Pick up Pet Waste

Failing to pick up after your pet on sidewalks, streets, and in parks is punishable by a fine of up to $2,000. City Code Chapter 93-17.

Dispose it Properly

Dispose of pet waste in your trash can, or one of Hoboken's 500+ public waste cans. City Code Chapter 136-2.

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Pet Waste

Pick up Pet Waste

Failing to pick up after your pet on sidewalks, streets, and in parks is punishable by a fine of up to $2,000. City Code Chapter 93-17.

Dispose it Properly

Dispose of pet waste in your trash can, or one of Hoboken's 500+ public waste cans. City Code Chapter 136-2.

Find a Pet Waste Station

Hoboken has 30+ pet waste bag dispensers, thanks to the gracious Hoboken residents and businesses who have adopted a pet waste station. After you grab a bag from the pet waste dispenser and pick up the poop, Hoboken has 500+ public waste cans to properly dispose of the bag. Use the map below to locate a pet waste station and public waste can.

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Adopt a Pet Waste Station

Adopt a pet waste station near your property to promote clean streets in the City of Hoboken!

Free pet waste stations are available to property owners and managers within Hoboken. The following supplies will be provided at no cost (while supplies last):

  • 1 pet waste bag dispenser with signage
  • Starter supply of pet waste bags

The City will purchase and install a pet waste bag dispenser within a one (1)-block radius of your property. By adopting a pet waste station, you agree to refill your station with bags and encourage your neighbors to properly dispose of pet waste.

Click here to adopt a pet waste station near your property

Report a Pet Waste Offense

Report a specific pet waste offense via Hoboken 311 (Sanitation --> Dog defecation). Please provide as much information as possible to assist the City in its investigation, including a description of the pet or owner, where and when the offense occurs, and any photos or videos.

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