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Dangerous dog breed ordinances

Pit Bull ordinances in Mississippi
City Website View ordinance Type of ordinance
Aberdeen Pit bull ordinance Restricts: pit bulls
Bolivar County News article Pit bulls declared "dangerous"
Booneville Animal ordinance Pit bulls and rottweilers declared "vicious" | Learn more
Byram 2015 ordinance Bans: pit bulls and wolf hybrids unless a special permit is obtained (wild animal variance)
Brandon Section: 14-71 Bans: pit bulls unless variance conditions met
Carroll County 2014 ordinance Restricts: pit bulls | Learn more
Carthage News article Bans: pit bulls
Clarksdale Section: 4-37 Restricts: pit bulls
Cleveland Section: 10-55 Restricts: pit bulls
Clinton Section: 1-6.1 Bans: pit bulls and rottweilers
Collins News article Bans: pit bulls and rottweilers
Columbus Section: 6-71 Pit bulls declared "vicious"
Corinth Section: 6-1, 6-5.1 Pit bulls and rottweilers declared "vicious"
Crystal Springs 2015 ordinance Pit bulls and rottweilers declared "dangerous" | Learn more
Ellisville 2007 ordinance Bans: pit bulls | Learn more
Flowood Section: 20 Bans: pit bulls
Gautier Section: 4-62 Pit bulls and rottweilers declared "dangerous"
Greenville Section: 8-116, 8-117 Restricts: pit bulls
Greenwood Section: 6-23 Restricts: pit bulls
Grenada Section: 7-61, 7-62 Restricts: pit bulls
Hinds County 2010 ordinance Bans: pit bulls and wolf hybrids and unless a special permit is obtained (wild animal variance) | Learn more
Indianola Section: 12-27 Bans: pit bulls
Kosciusko Animal ordinance Pit bulls, chow chows, doberman pinchers, rottweilers, shar peis and wolf hybrids declared prima facie "vicious" dogs
Laurel Chapter 5 Restricts: pit bulls, rottweilers, doberman pinschers, chow chows and German shepherds
Leflore County News article Restricts: pit bulls
Leland News article Pit bulls declared "vicious"
Lexington News article Bans: pit bulls
Macon 2010 ordinance Bans: pit bulls | Learn more
Mantachie News article Pit bull declared "dangerous"
Morton 2010 ordinance Bans: pit bulls and wolf hybrids | Learn more
New Albany News article Restricts: pit bulls
Okolona 2012 ordinance Pit bulls declared "dangerous" | Learn more
Philadelphia Ordinance 642 Pit bulls, chow chows, doberman pinchers, rottweilers, shar peis and wolf hybrids declared prima facie "vicious" dogs | Learn more
Rankin County 2010 ordinance Mandatory insurance and secure enclosure for pit bulls and wolf hybrids
Ridgeland Section: 14-171 Bans: pit bulls and wolf hybrids
Ripley City FAQ Bans: pit bulls
Shelby News article Restricts: pit bulls
Tippah County 1999 ordinance Restricts: pit bulls, rottweilers and doberman pinchers | Learn more
Town of Coffeeville 2013 ordinance Bans: pit bulls | Learn more
Town of Leakesville 2015 ordinance Bans: pit bulls and wolf hybrids | Learn more
Town of Monticello 2012 ordinance Bans: pit bulls, doberman pinchers, rottweilers, German shepherds, Belgian malinois and chow chows unless a special permit is obtained | Learn more
Town of Prentiss Ordinance 309 Bans: pit bulls, rottweilers and wolf hybrids and unless a special permit is obtained | Learn more
Tupelo Section: 6-96 Pit bulls declared "dangerous"
Washington County 2004 ordinance Restricts: pit bulls | Learn more
West Point Chapter 4 Pit bulls, rottweilers, mixed cross-breed German shepherds and chow chows declared "vicous"
Winona 2006 ordinance Restricts: pit bulls

Ordinances last verified July 27, 2017