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Dangerous dog breed ordinances

Pit Bull Ordinances in Michigan
City Website View Ordinance Type of Ordinance
Alma Section: 10-57 Bans: pit bulls
Buena Vista Township News article Pit bulls declared "vicious"
Center Line Section: 10-66 Pit bulls declared "dangerous"
Claybanks Township News article Restricts: pit bulls
Dearborn Heights Section: 6-164 Restricts: pit bulls
Ecorse Section: 5-31 Bans: pit bulls
Grosse Pointe Woods Section: 6-94 Bans: pit bulls
Harper Woods Section: 4-28 Breeds suspected as "potentially dangerous": akita, Alaskan malamute, pit bulls, boxer, bullmastiff, chow chow, dalmatian, doberman pinscher, English bull terrier, German shepherd, great dane, presa canario, Rhodesian ridgeback, rottweiler, Siberian husky and wolf hybrid
Hartford Section: 92.01 Bans: pit bulls
Hastings Section: 14-61 Pit bulls declared "dangerous"
Highland Park City website Bans: pit bulls
Kingsford Section: 8-121 Bans: pit bulls
Lapeer Section: 3.08 Restricts: pit bulls
Melvindale Section: 4-136 Bans: pit bulls
Memphis News article Bans: pit bulls
Moorland Township Section: 120.002 Bans: pit bulls
Morenci Section: 5-38 Pit bulls declared "vicious"
Muskegon Section: 6-15 Pit bulls declared "dangerous"
Muskegon Heights Section: 14-2 Bans: pit bulls
Newaygo Section: 6-9 Bans: pit bulls
Norton Shores Section: 6-83 Bans: pit bulls
Roosevelt Park Section: 6-2 Pit bulls declared "dangerous"
Saginaw Section: 94.11 Restricts top 5 most dangerous dog breeds
Southgate Section: 610.14 Restricts: pit bulls
Sylvan Lake Section: 10-83 Bans: pit bulls
Tawas City Section: 4-1 Bans: pit bulls
Village of Birch Run Section: 90.03 Pit bulls declared "dangerous"
Waterford Township Section: 3-79 Bans: pit bulls
West Branch Section: 90.30 Bans: pit bulls
Ypsilanti Charter Township Section: 14-1 Mandatory sterilization: pit bulls