Breed Specific Laws in Michigan

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CityOrdinanceBan/Dangerous or Vicious
AlmaSection: 10-58Pit bulls declared “vicious” by rebuttable presumption
Bessemer TownshipSection: 121Bans: pit bulls
Buena Vista Charter TownshipUnconfirmedPit bulls and rottweilers declared “vicious”
Carson CitySection: 19.401Restricts: pit bulls
Center LineSection: 10-66Pit bulls declared “dangerous”
Claybanks TownshipUnconfirmedPit bulls declared “dangerous”
Dearborn HeightsSection: 6-164Restricts: pit bulls
EcorseSection: 5-31Bans: pit bulls
Grosse Pointe WoodsSection: 6-94Bans: pit bulls
Harper WoodsSection: 4-28Breeds considered “suspect as vicious and potentially dangerous:” akita, Alaskan malamute, pit bulls, boxer, bullmastiff, chow chow, dalmatian, doberman pinscher, English bull terrier, German shepherd, great dane, presa canario, Rhodesian ridgeback, rottweiler, Siberian husky and wolf hybrid
HartfordSection: 92.01Bans: pit bulls
Hazel Park6.04.205Pit bulls declared “dangerous” and require secure fencing, proof of homeowner’s or renter’s insurance and proof of a behavioral assessment
Highland ParkCity FAQBans: pit bulls
KingsfordSection: 8-121, 8-122Bans: pit bulls
LapeerSection: 3.08Restricts: pit bulls
MelvindaleSection: 4-138, 4-139Bans: pit bulls
Moorland TownshipSection: 2.0, 2.1Pit bulls declared “dangerous”
MorenciSection: 5-38Pit bulls declared “vicious”
Mount Clemens35.271, 35.273Pit bulls declared “dangerous”
MuskegonSection: 6-1, 6-15Pit bulls declared “dangerous”
Muskegon HeightsSection: 14-1, 14-4Pit bulls declared “dangerous”
NewaygoSection: 6-9Pit bulls declared “vicious” by rebuttable presumption
Norton ShoresSection: 6-82, 6-85Pit bulls declared “dangerous”
Orchard Lake Village10-86Bans: pit bulls and wolf-dog hybrids
Roosevelt ParkSection: 6-2, 6-14Pit bulls declared “dangerous”
Roscommon CountySection: 3Pit bulls declared “vicious” by rebuttable presumption
SaginawSection: 94.11Restricts top 5 most dangerous dog breeds – “Any dog of a breed that appears consistently in the top five (5) of the breeds on credible, analytical listings of ‘Most Dangerous Dogs’ as verified and supplemented by local data and records for Saginaw County.”
SouthgateSection: 610.14Restricts: pit bulls
Sylvan LakeSection: 10-83Bans: pit bulls
Tawas CitySection: 4-1Bans: pit bulls
Village of Birch RunSection: 90.03Pit bulls declared “dangerous”
Village of BreckenridgeOrdinance 144Pit bulls declared “vicious” by rebuttable presumption
Village of Lakewood ClubOrdinance 7-APit bulls declared “dangerous”
Waterford TownshipSection: 3-023Bans: pit bulls
West BranchSection: 90.30Bans: pit bulls
Ypsilanti Charter TownshipSection: 14-1Mandatory sterilization: pit bulls
ZilwaukeeSection: 4-26Restricts top 5 most dangerous dog breeds – “Any dog of a breed that appears consistently in the top five (5) of the breeds on credible, analytical listings of ‘Most Dangerous Dogs’ as verified and supplemented by local data and records for Saginaw County.”

Disclaimer. We take multiple steps to ensure the information on this site is accurate and up to date. However, since there are so many legislation bodies it is difficult to track all instances of breed specific legislation. If we are missing something or if we have an error please let us know and will get it corrected.

 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.