New Jersey breed-specific laws ::

New Jersey cities and counties with breed-specific laws. Learn more about breed-specific legislation in our BSL FAQ. Please report updates to this page here: .

Dangerous dog breed ordinances

Pit Bull Ordinances in New Jersey
City Website View Ordinance Type of Ordinance
Atlantic City Section: 121-40 Pit bulls declared "potentially dangerous"
East Orange Section: 132-5, 132-13 Restricts breeds traditionally used for "security purposes" when off-property, including: pit bulls, rottweilers and doberman pinschers
Borough of Highland Park Section: 114-11 Pit bulls declared "dangerous" by rebuttable presumption
Borough of Newfield Section: 73-1 Pit bulls declared "vicious"

Ordinances last verified as active on December 15, 2018