BSL

BREED SPECIFIC LEGISLATION”

BSL is a Law passed by a Legislative body pertaining to a specific breed or breeds of domesticated animals.

This ranges from outright Bans on the possession of these breeds (deemed dangerous simply by looking like a particular breed or being of a particular breed) to restrictions and conditions on ownership!

 

Oakland County areas with breed bans for the following:  American Pit Bill Terriers, American Staffordshire Terriers, and Staffordshire Bull Terriers:

 

Hazel Park, Mi (Lifted May 2015) some restrictions

Orchard Lake, Mi

Sylvan Lake Mi

Waterford Twp, Mi

The above areas share identical ordinances. They must also prove your dog is predominately one of the above breeds.  Please email us for a copy of the above ordinance.

Macomb County

No Bans but some restrictions to own!

Centerline (Some Restrictions)

Mt. Clemens (Some Restrictions)

Centerline’s ordinance is extremely vague. Please email us if you live in Centerline.

Wayne County:

 

Melvindale

Grosse Pointe Woods

Highland Park

Ecorse

Grosse Pointe Park (Ban Lifted 2008)

Allen Park (Ban Lifted in 2012)

Dearborn Heights (Some Restrictions)

Canton (Restrictions Lifted 2012)

Please Note Grosse Pointe Woods ordinance reads as follows:

A bull terrier breed of dog

Staffordshire Bull Terrier

American Pit Bull Terrier

American Staffordshire Terrier

Must be predominately mixed with the above breeds.

Lapeer County

Lapeer only has restrictions must be muzzled at all times, securely enclosed and MUST register (pit bulls) with the police dept.

CURRENTLY UPDATING OTHER COUNTIES. PLEASE FEEL FREE TO EMAIL US IF YOU ARE AWARE OF AN AREA WITH RESTRICTIONS OR BREED BANS.