Jurisdictions with retail pet sale bans



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Albuquerque, New MexicoEnacted June 2006; effective August 2007Click here to read the full language
South Lake Tahoe, CaliforniaEnacted April 2009; effective May 2011Click here to read the full language
Chapter 32, Sec. 32-31.1
West Hollywood, CaliforniaEnacted February 2010; effective March 2010Click here to read the full language
Hermosa Beach, CaliforniaEnacted March 2010; effective April 2010Click here to read the full language
El Paso, TexasEnacted October 2010; effective January 2011Click here to read the full language
Richmond, British ColumbiaEnacted November 2010; effective April 2011Click here to read the full language*
*Bylaw 7538, Amendment 8663
Austin, TexasEnacted December 2010; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
Lake Worth, FloridaEnacted February 2011; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
Chapter 6, Section 6-8
Fountain, ColoradoEnacted May 2011; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
Ordinance 1535, adds Sec. 6.04.100
Flagler Beach, FloridaApplies to all animals, prohibits sales and breedingClick here to read the full language
Chapter 5, Sec. 5-17-f
Coral Gables, FloridaApplies to dogs onlyClick here to read the full language
Chapter 10, Article 11, Sec. 10-33
Opa-Locka, FloridaApplies to dogs onlyClick here to read the full language
Chapter 5, Article 2, Division 2, Sec. 5-35
North Bay Village, FloridaApplies to dogs onlyClick here to read the full language
Chapter 91, Sec. 91-11
Glendale, CaliforniaEnacted August 2011; effective August 2012Click here to read the full language
Toronto, Ontario (Canada)Enacted September 2011; effective September 2012Click here to read the full language
Irvine, CaliforniaEnacted October 2011; effective immediately. One store grandfathered in for 1 yearClick here to read the full language
Sec. 4-5-1111
Rosemont-La Petite Patrie, CanadaEnacted December 2011; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
Dana Point, CaliforniaEnacted January 2012; effective March 2012Click here to read the full language
Title 10, Chapter 10.10.140
Chula Vista, CaliforniaEnacted March 2012; effective April 2012Click here to read the full language
Title 6, Sec. 6.08.108
Hallandale Beach, FloridaEnacted April 2012; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
Laguna Beach, CaliforniaEnacted May 2012; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
Title 6, Chapter 6.12.160
Point Pleasant, New JerseyEnacted May 2012; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
Aliso Viejo, CaliforniaEnacted May 2012; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
Title 6, Chapter 6.02.120
Huntington Beach, CaliforniaEnacted June 2012; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
Chapter 7.12.180
Mississauga, CanadaEnacted July 2012; effective January 2013Click here to read the full language
Section 2.1.Q
Brick, New JerseyEnacted July 2012; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
Manasquan, New JerseyEnacted September 2012; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
Los Angeles, CaliforniaEnacted October 2012; effective June 2013Click here to read the full language
Point Pleasant Beach, New JerseyEnacted October 2012; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
New Westminster, CanadaEnacted November 2012; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
Burbank, CaliforniaEnacted February 2013; effective August 2013Click here to read the full language
Rancho Mirage, CaliforniaEnacted February 2013; effective March 2013.Click here to read the full language
Hoboken, New JerseyEnacted May 2013; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
San Diego, CaliforniaEnacted July 2013; effective August 2013Click here to read the full language
Kingston, OntarioEnacted August 2013; effective November 2013Click here to read the full language
Oceanport, New JerseyEnacted August 2013; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
Margate, FloridaEnacted October 2013; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
Pinecrest, FloridaEnacted October 2013; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
North Brunswick, New JerseyEnacted October 2013; effective November 2013Click here to read the full language
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(cat ordinance)
Palmetto Bay, FloridaEnacted December 2013; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
Ventura County, California (unincorporated areas)Enacted December 2013; effective December 2014Click here to read the full language
Section 4428
Toledo, OhioEnacted December 2013; effective January 2014Click here to read the full language
Phoenix, ArizonaEnacted December 2103; effective January 2014Click here to read the full language
Coconut Creek, FloridaEnacted January 2014; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
Wellington, FloridaEnacted January 2014; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
Surfside, FloridaEnacted February 2014; effective February 2014Click here to read the full language
Aventura, FloridaEnacted March, 2014; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
Chicago, IllinoisEnacted March 2014; effective March 2015Click here to read the full language
Wilton Manors, FloridaEnacted March 2014; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
Greenacres, FloridaEnacted April 2014; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
Cook County, IllinoisEnacted April 2014; effective October 2014Click here to read the full language
North Lauderdale, FloridaEnacted April 2014; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
Bay Harbor Islands, FloridaEnacted April 2014; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
Pompano Beach, FloridaEnacted May 2014; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
Miami Beach, FloridaEnacted May 2014; effective January 2015Click here to read the full language
North Miami Beach, FloridaEnacted May 2014; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
Vaughan, OntarioEnacted April 2014; effective immediately.Click here to read the full language
Dania Beach, FloridaEnacted June 2014; effective immediately.Click here to read the full language
Palm Beach Gardens, FloridaEnacted July 2014; effective immediately.Click here to read the full language
Juno Beach, FloridaEnacted July 2014; effective immediately.Click here to read the full language
Turlock, CaliforniaEnacted May 2010; effective June 2010.Click here to read the full language
Bal Harbour Village, FLEnacted May 2014; effective immediately. 
Sunny Isles Beach, FLEnacted May 2014; effective immediately.Click here to read the full language
Cutler Bay, FloridaEnacted August 2014; effective immediately.Click here to read the full language
North Palm Beach, FloridaEnacted August 2014; effective immediately.Click here to read the full language
Randolph, New JerseyEnacted September 2014; effective immediately.Click here to read the full language
Hypoluxo, FloridaEnacted September 2014; effective immediately.Click here to read the full language
Hudson, Quebec, CanadaEnacted September 2014; effective immediately.Click here to read the full language
Jupiter, FloridaEnacted October 2014; effective immediately.Click here to read the full language
Homestead, FloridaEnacted October 2014; effective immediately.Click here to read the full language
Chino Hills, California Enacted October 2014; effective November 2014.Click here to read the full language
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