Jurisdictions with retail pet sale bans



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Albuquerque, New MexicoPassed June 2006; effective August 2007Click here to read the full language
South Lake Tahoe, CaliforniaPassed April 2009; effective May 2011Click here to read the full language
Chapter 32, Sec. 32-31.1
West Hollywood, CaliforniaPassed February 2010; effective March 2010Click here to read the full language
Hermosa Beach, CaliforniaPassed March 2010; effective April 2010Click here to read the full language
El Paso, TexasPassed October 2010; effective January 2011Click here to read the full language
Richmond, British ColumbiaPassed November 2010; effective April 2011Click here to read the full language*
*Bylaw 7538, Amendment 8663
Austin, TexasPassed December 2010; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
Lake Worth, FloridaPassed February 2011; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
Chapter 6, Section 6-8
Fountain, ColoradoPassed 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, CaliforniaPassed August 2011; effective August 2012Click here to read the full language
Toronto, Ontario (Canada)Passed September 2011; effective September 2012Click here to read the full language
Irvine, CaliforniaPassed 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, CanadaPassed December 2011; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
Dana Point, CaliforniaPassed January 2012; effective March 2012Click here to read the full language
Title 10, Chapter 10.10.140
Chula Vista, CaliforniaPassed March 2012; effective April 2012Click here to read the full language
Title 6, Sec. 6.08.108
Hallandale Beach, FloridaPassed April 2012; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
Laguna Beach, CaliforniaPassed May 2012; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
Title 6, Chapter 6.12.160
Point Pleasant, New JerseyPassed May 2012; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
Aliso Viejo, CaliforniaPassed May 2012; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
Title 6, Chapter 6.02.120
Huntington Beach, CaliforniaPassed June 2012; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
Chapter 7.12.180
Mississauga, CanadaPassed July 2012; effective January 2013Click here to read the full language
Section 2.1.Q
Brick, New JerseyPassed July 2012; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
Manasquan, New JerseyPassed September 2012; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
Los Angeles, CaliforniaPassed October 2012; effective June 2013Click here to read the full language
Point Pleasant Beach, New JerseyPassed October 2012; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
New Westminster, CanadaPassed November 2012; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
Burbank, CaliforniaPassed February 2013; effective August 2013Click here to read the full language
Hoboken, New JerseyPassed May 2013; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
San Diego, CaliforniaPassed July 2013; effective August 2013Click here to read the full language
Kingston, OntarioPassed August 2013; effective November 2013Click here to read the full language
Oceanport, New JerseyPassed August 2013; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
Margate, FloridaPassed October 2013; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
Pinecrest, FloridaPassed 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
(dog ordinance)

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(cat ordinance)
Palmetto Bay, FloridaPassed December 2013; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
Ventura County, California (unincorporated areas)Passed December 2013; effective December 2014Click here to read the full language
Section 4428
Toledo, OhioPassed December 2013; effective January 2014Click here to read the full language
Phoenix, ArizonaPassed December 2103; effective January 2014Click here to read the full language
Coconut Creek, FloridaPassed January 2014; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
Wellington, FloridaPassed January 2014; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
Surfside, FloridaPassed February 2014; effective February 2014Click here to read the full language
Aventura, FloridaPassed March, 2014; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
Chicago, IllinoisPassed March 2014; effective March 2015Click here to read the full language
Wilton Manors, FloridaPassed March 2014; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
Greenacres, FloridaPassed April 2014; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
Cook County, IllinoisPassed April 2014; effective October 2014Click here to read the full language
North Lauderdale, FloridaPassed April 2014; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
Bay Harbor Islands, FloridaPassed April 2014; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
Pompano Beach, FloridaPassed May 2104; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
Miami Beach, FloridaPassed May 2014; effective January 2015Click here to read the full language
North Miami Beach, FloridaPassed May 2014; effective immediatelyClick here to read the full language
Vaughan, OntarioPassed April 2014; effective immediately.Click here to read the full language
Dania Beach, FloridaPassed June 2014; effective immediately.Click here to read the full language
Palm Beach Gardens, FloridaPassed July 2014; effective immediately.Click here to read the full language