Breed Specific Laws in Mississippi

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CityOrdinanceBan/Dangerous or Vicious
AberdeenPit bull ordinanceRestricts: pit bulls
AshlandUnconfirmedBans: pit bulls
Bolivar CountyUnconfirmedPit bulls declared “dangerous”
BoonevilleUnconfirmedPit bulls and rottweilers declared “vicious”
Byram2015 ordinanceBans: pit bulls and wolf-dog hybrids unless a special permit is obtained (wild animal variance)
BrandonSection: 14-71Bans: pit bulls unless variance conditions met
Carroll CountyUnconfirmedRestricts: pit bulls | Learn more
CarthageUnconfirmedBans: pit bulls
ClarksdaleSection: 4-37Restricts: pit bulls
ClevelandSection: 10-55Restricts: pit bulls
ClintonSection: 1-6.1Bans: pit bulls and rottweilers
CollinsNews articleBans: pit bulls and rottweilers
ColumbusSection: 6-71Pit bulls declared “vicious”
CorinthSection: 6-1, 6-5.1Pit bulls and rottweilers declared “vicious”
Crystal SpringsUnconfirmedPit bulls and rottweilers declared “dangerous” 
EllisvilleUnconfirmedBans: pit bulls 
FlowoodSection: 20Bans: pit bulls
GautierSection: 4-62Pit bulls and rottweilers declared “dangerous”
GreenvilleSection: 8-116, 8-117Restricts: pit bulls
GreenwoodSection: 6-23Restricts: pit bulls
GrenadaSection: 7-61, 7-62Restricts: pit bulls
Hinds CountyUnconfirmedBans: pit bulls and wolf-dog hybrids and unless a special permit is obtained (wild animal variance)
IndianolaSection: 12-27Bans: pit bulls
KosciuskoAnimal ordinancePit bulls, chow chows, doberman pinchers, rottweilers, shar peis and wolf-dog hybrids declared prima facie “vicious” dogs
LaurelChapter 5Restricts: pit bulls, rottweilers, doberman pinschers, chow chows and German shepherds
Leflore CountyNews articleRestricts: pit bulls
LelandNews articlePit bulls declared “vicious”
LexingtonNews articleBans: pit bulls
MaconUnconfirmedBans: pit bulls
MantachieNews articlePit bulls declared “dangerous”
MortonUnconfirmedBans: pit bulls and wolf-dog hybrids 
New AlbanyNews articleRestricts: pit bulls
OkolonaUnconfirmedPit bulls declared “dangerous”
PhiladelphiaUnconfirmedPit bulls, chow chows, doberman pinchers, rottweilers, shar peis and wolf-dog hybrids declared prima facie “vicious” dogs 
Rankin County2010 ordinanceMandatory insurance and secure enclosure for pit bulls and wolf hybrids
RidgelandSection: 14-171Bans: pit bulls and wolf-dog hybrids
RipleyCity FAQBans: pit bulls
ShelbyNews articleRestricts: pit bulls
Tippah CountyUnconfirmedRestricts: pit bulls, rottweilers and doberman pinchers
Town of CoffeevilleUnconfirmedBans: pit bulls 
Town of LeakesvilleUnconfirmedBans: pit bulls and wolf-dog hybrids
Town of MonticelloUnconfirmedBans: pit bulls, doberman pinchers, rottweilers, German shepherds, Belgian malinois and chow chows unless a special permit is obtained
Town of PrentissUnconfirmedBans: pit bulls, rottweilers and wolf hybrids and unless a special permit is obtained
TupeloSection: 6-96Pit bulls declared “dangerous”
Washington CountyUnconfirmedRestricts: pit bulls
West PointChapter 4Pit bulls, rottweilers, mixed cross-breed German shepherds and chow chows declared “vicous”
Winona2006 ordinanceRestricts: pit bulls
 

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.