Breed Specific Laws in New Jersey
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|City||Ordinance||Ban/Dangerous or Vicious|
|Atlantic City||Section: 121-40||Pit bulls declared “potentially dangerous”|
|East Orange||Section: 132-5, 132-13||Restricts breeds traditionally used for “security purposes” when off-property, including: pit bulls, rottweilers and doberman pinschers|
|Borough of Highland Park||Section: 114-11||Pit bulls declared “dangerous” by rebuttable presumption|
|Borough of Newfield||Section: 73-1||Pit bulls declared “vicious”|
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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.