Breed Specific Laws in New Jersey

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CityOrdinanceBan/Dangerous or Vicious
Atlantic CitySection: 121-40Pit bulls declared “potentially dangerous”
East OrangeSection: 132-5, 132-13Restricts breeds traditionally used for “security purposes” when off-property, including: pit bulls, rottweilers and doberman pinschers
Borough of Highland ParkSection: 114-11Pit bulls declared “dangerous” by rebuttable presumption
Borough of NewfieldSection: 73-1Pit bulls declared “vicious”

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.