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Dangerous dog breed ordinances

Pit Bull Ordinances in Louisiana
City Website View Ordinance Type of Ordinance
Abbeville Section: 4-1, 4-41 Pit bulls and rottweilers declared "dangerous"
Addis Section: 4-1 Pit bulls declared "dangerous"
Bastrop Section: 5-23, 5-31 Pit bulls presumed "dangerous"
Berwick Section: 4-51, 4-54 Pit bulls and rottweilers declared "vicious"
Breaux Bridge Section: 5-21, 5-27 Pit bulls and rottweilers declared "dangerous"
Bunkie Section: 4:65, 4:73 Pit bulls and rottweilers presumed "vicious"
Crowley Section: 4-50 Japanese akitas, Alaskan malamutes, chow chows, doberman pinschers, German shepards, pit bulls, presa canarios, Siberian huskies, Staffordshire bull terriers and wolf-hybrids declared "dangerous or vicious"
Franklin Section: 10-07, 10-46 Pit bulls declared "vicious"
Gretna Section: 8-36 Restricts: pit bulls
Jeanerette News article Pit bulls declared "vicious"
Leesville Section: 10-113 Pit bulls declared "vicious"
Lincoln Parish Ordinance 322-10-0 Pit bulls declared "vicious"
Lutcher Section: 14-126 Pit bulls declared "vicious"
Mamou Section: 6.04.080 Bans: pit bulls
Mandeville Section: 4-14 Pit bulls declared "vicious"
Marksville Section: 4-50, 4-57 Pit bulls presumed "dangerous"
Minden Section: 14-50, 14-51 Restricts: pit bulls and rottweilers
Morgan City Section: 18-64, 18-65 Bans: pit bulls; declares pit bulls and rottweilers "vicious"
New Llano News article Bans: pit bulls
Patterson Section: 6-16 Pit bulls and rottweilers declared "vicious"
Plaquemine Section: 5-5, 5-9 Restricts: pit bulls and limits to two per household
Rayne Section: 18-23, 18-24, 18-31 Pit bulls presumed "dangerous"
St. Charles Parish Section: 4-1, 4-10 Restricts: pit bulls and wolf hybrids
St. Francisville Section: 4-42, 4-44 Bans: pit bulls
St. John the Baptist Parish Section: 6-153 Restricts: pit bulls and wolf hybrids
St. Landry Parish News article Shelter has a no-adopt out pit bull policy
St. Martinville 2019 Minutes Pit bulls declared "vicious"
St. Mary Parish Section: 4-141 Bans: pit bulls within unincorporated areas of the parish
Town of Arcadia Section: 5-28.2, 5-28.9 Pit bulls presumed "dangerous"
Town of Cottonport News article Pit bulls presumed "vicious"
Town of Delhi Section: 6.28.010, 6.28.030 Pit bulls declared "dangerous"
Town of Kentwood Section: 8-33, 8-44 Pit bulls presumed "dangerous"
Town of Kindner Section: 4-103 Bans: pit bulls
Town of Lake Arthur Ordinance 486 Bans: pit bulls
Town of Pollock Ordinance 03-04D Pit bulls declared "vicious"
Town of Washington Ordinance 2009 Restricts: pit bulls
Village of Fenton News article Bans: pit bulls
Ville Platte Section: 5-41 Pit bulls declared "vicious"
Westwego Section: 8-119 Restricts: pit bulls
White Castle Section: 4-3 Pit bulls, rottweilers, doberman pinschers and German shepherds declared "dangerous"
Winnfield Section: 4-45 Bans: pit bulls

Ordinances last verified as active on September 26, 2019