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Tennessee cities and counties with breed-specific laws. If you know of a pit bull ordinance that is not listed here, please send us a link to the ordinance by writing to: .

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Pit Bull Ordinances in Tennessee
City Website View Ordinance Type of Ordinance
Adamsville Section: 10-204 Pit bulls declared "vicious"
Brownsville County website Bans: pit bulls
Ducktown News article Bans: pit bulls
Dyer Section: 2007-157 Bans: pit bulls
Estill Springs Section: 10-302 Bans: pit bulls
Etowah News article Bans: pit bulls
Fayetteville Section: 10-303 Pit bulls declared "dangerous"
Grand Junction Section: 10-202 Bans: pit bulls
Greenbrier Section: 10-402 Bans: pit bulls
Halls Section: 10-204 Pit bulls, rottweilers and doberman pinschers declared "vicious"
Harriman Section: 10-301 Pit bulls declared "dangerous or vicious"
Henderson Section: 10-208 Bans: pit bulls
Jefferson City Section: 10-301 Pit bulls declared "vicious"
Kenton No. 2011-2 Pit bulls and rottweilers declared "vicious"
Lafayette Section: 10-402 Pit bulls declared "vicious"
Lewisburg Section: 10-105 Bans: pit bulls
Lookout Mountain News article Pit bulls declared "vicious"
Manchester Section: 10-310 Pit bulls declared "vicious"
Middleton Section: 10-302 Bans: pit bulls
Morrison Section: 10-202 Bans: pit bulls
Moscow News article Pit bulls required to be insured
Mt. Juliet Dog park policy Pit bulls are banned from dog parks
Paris Section: 3-201 Pit bulls declared "vicious"
Red Boiling Springs Section: 10-216 Pit bulls declared "vicious"
Rogersville Section: 10-206 Bans: pit bulls
Ripley Section: 10-108 Pit bulls, rottweilers and doberman pinschers declared "vicious"
Rutherford Section: 10-303 Bans: pit bulls
Selmer Section: 10-302 Bans: pit bulls
Signal Mountain Section: 10-211 Restricts: pit bulls
Somerville Section: 10-302 Bans: pit bulls
South Fultan Section: 10-301 Pit bulls, rottweilers, doberman pinscers, and German shepherds designation as "attack dogs"
South Pittsburg News article Bans: pit bulls
Sparta Section: 10-302 Bans: pit bulls
Springfield Section: 10-402 Bans: pit bulls
Wartrace Section: 10-302 Bans: pit bulls
Watertown Section: 10-302 Bans: pit bulls
White Pine News article Pit bulls declared "vicious"