Breed Specific Laws in Illinois

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CityOrdinanceBan/Dangerous or Vicious
BarrySection: 5-5-2Bans: pit bulls
ChampaignSection: 7-5Bans: wolf-dog hybrids
MarkhamSection: 92.17, 92.42Pit bulls declared “vicious”
North ChicagoSection: 8-17-1Restricts: pit bulls
Prospect HeightsSection: 9-1-2Pit bulls declared “dangerous”
Village of Buffalo GroveSection 6.12.125Restricts: pit bulls and rottweilers
Village of CahokiaSection: 90.52Bans: pit bulls
Village of HanoverSection: 91.11Pit bulls declared “vicious”
Village of MaywoodSection: 93.30Restricts: pit bulls

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 Finally, information on this site is not intended to be used as legal advice. If you are facing BSL in your city, please reach out to your respect legislator or attorney.