Jurisdictions with Retail Pet Sale Bans

Retail pet store sales bans are welcome trend that is putting the squeeze on commercial breeding operations. Here is a list of the jurisdictions in the United States and Canada which have passed such legislation.

Albuquerque, New Mexico Enacted June 2006; effective August 2007. Click here to read the full language
South Lake Tahoe, California Enacted April 2009; effective May 2011. Click here to read the full language
Chapter 32, Sec. 32-31.1
Flagler Beach, Florida Enacted June 2009; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
Chapter 5, Sec. 5-17-f
West Hollywood, California Enacted February 2010; effective March 2010 Click here to read the full language
Hermosa Beach, California Enacted March 2010; effective April 2010 Click here to read the full language
El Paso, Texas Enacted October 2010; effective January 2011 Click here to read the full language
Richmond, British Columbia Enacted November 2010; effective April 2011 Click here to read the full language*
*Bylaw 7538, Amendment 8663
Austin, Texas Enacted December 2010; effective immediately Click here to read the full language
Lake Worth, Florida Enacted February 2011; effective immediately Click here to read the full language
Chapter 6, Section 6-8
Fountain, Colorado Enacted May 2011; effective immediately Click here to read the full language
Ordinance 1535, adds Sec. 6.04.100
Coral Gables, Florida Applies to dogs only Click here to read the full language
Chapter 10, Article 11, Sec. 10-33
Opa-Locka, Florida Applies to dogs only Click here to read the full language
Chapter 5, Article 2, Division 2, Sec. 5-35
North Bay Village, Florida Applies to dogs only Click here to read the full language
Chapter 91, Sec. 91-11
Glendale, California Enacted August 2011; effective August 2012 Click here to read the full language
Toronto, Ontario (Canada) Enacted September 2011; effective September 2012 Click here to read the full language
Irvine, California Enacted October 2011; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
Sec. 4-5-1111
Rosemont-La Petite Patrie, Canada Enacted December 2011; effective immediately Click here to read the full language
Dana Point, California Enacted January 2012; effective March 2012 Click here to read the full language
Title 10, Chapter 10.10.140
Chula Vista, California Enacted March 2012; effective April 2012 Click here to read the full language
Title 6, Sec. 6.08.108
Hallandale Beach, Florida Enacted April 2012; effective immediately Click here to read the full language
Laguna Beach, California Enacted May 2012; effective immediately Click here to read the full language
Title 6, Chapter 6.12.160
Point Pleasant, New Jersey Enacted May 2012; effective immediately Click here to read the full language
Aliso Viejo, California Enacted May 2012; effective immediately Click here to read the full language
Title 6, Chapter 6.02.120
Huntington Beach, California Enacted June 2012; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
Chapter 7.12.180
Waukegan, Illinois Enacted June 2012; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
Mississauga, Canada Enacted July 2012; effective January 2013 Click here to read the full language
Section 2.1.Q
Brick, New Jersey Enacted July 2012; effective immediately Click here to read the full language
Manasquan, New Jersey Enacted September 2012; effective immediately Click here to read the full language
Los Angeles, California Enacted October 2012; effective June 2013 Click here to read the original language
Click here to read the revised language
Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey Enacted October 2012; effective immediately Click here to read the full language
New Westminster, Canada Enacted November 2012; effective immediately Click here to read the full language
Burbank, California Enacted February 2013; effective August 2013 Click here to read the full language
Rancho Mirage, California Enacted February 2013; effective March 2013. Click here to read the full language
Hoboken, New Jersey Enacted May 2013; effective immediately Click here to read the full language
San Diego, California Enacted July 2013; effective August 2013 Click here to read the full language
Kingston, Ontario Enacted August 2013; effective November 2013 Click here to read the full language
Oceanport, New Jersey Enacted August 2013; effective immediately Click here to read the full language
Margate, Florida Enacted October 2013; effective immediately Click here to read the full language
Pinecrest, Florida Enacted October 2013; effective immediately Click here to read the full language
North Brunswick, New Jersey Enacted October 2013; effective November 2013 Click here to read the full language
(dog ordinance)

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(cat ordinance)
Palmetto Bay, Florida Enacted December 2013; effective immediately Click here to read the full language
Ventura County, California (unincorporated areas) Enacted December 2013; effective December 2014 Click here to read the full language
Section 4428
Toledo, Ohio Enacted December 2013; effective January 2014 Click here to read the full language
Phoenix, Arizona Enacted December 2103; effective January 2014 Click here to read the full language
Coconut Creek, Florida Enacted January 2014; effective immediately Click here to read the full language
Wellington, Florida Enacted January 2014; effective immediately Click here to read the full language
Surfside, Florida Enacted February 2014; effective February 2014 Click here to read the full language
Aventura, Florida Enacted March, 2014; effective immediately Click here to read the full language
Chicago, Illinois Enacted March 2014; effective March 2015 Click here to read the full language
Wilton Manors, Florida Enacted March 2014; effective immediately Click here to read the full language
Greenacres, Florida Enacted April 2014; effective immediately Click here to read the full language
Cook County, Illinois Enacted April 2014; effective October 2014 Click here to read the full language
North Lauderdale, Florida Enacted April 2014; effective immediately Click here to read the full language
Bay Harbor Islands, Florida Enacted April 2014; effective immediately Click here to read the full language
Pompano Beach, Florida Enacted May 2014; effective immediately Click here to read the full language
Miami Beach, Florida Enacted May 2014; effective January 2015 Click here to read the full language
North Miami Beach, Florida Enacted May 2014; effective immediately Click here to read the full language
Vaughan, Ontario Enacted April 2014; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
Dania Beach, Florida Enacted June 2014; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
East Providence, Rhode Island Enacted June 2014; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida Enacted July 2014; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
Juno Beach, Florida Enacted July 2014; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
Turlock, California Enacted May 2010; effective June 2010. Click here to read the full language
Bal Harbour Village, FL Enacted May 2014; effective immediately.  
Sunny Isles Beach, FL Enacted May 2014; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
Cutler Bay, Florida Enacted August 2014; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
North Palm Beach, Florida Enacted August 2014; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
Randolph, New Jersey Enacted September 2014; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
Hypoluxo, Florida Enacted September 2014; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
Hudson, Quebec, Canada Enacted September 2014; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
Waterloo, Canada Enacted September 2014; effective January 2015. Click here to read the full language
Jupiter, Florida Enacted October 2014; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
Homestead, Florida Enacted 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
Tamarac, Florida Enacted December 2014; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
Palm Beach, Florida Enacted January 2015; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
Oceanside, California Enacted January 2015; effective September 2015. Click here to read the full language
Montgomery County, Maryland Enacted March 2015; effective June 2015. Click here to read the full language
Long Beach, California Enacted March 2015; effective October 2015. Click here to read the full language
Garden Grove, California Enacted March 2015; effective March 2016. Click here to read the full language
North Miami, Florida Enacted April 2015; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
Lauderhill, Florida Enacted April 2015; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
Mount Royal, Quebec, Canada Enacted May 2015; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
Encinitas, California Enacted July 2015; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
Fernandina Beach, Florida Enacted July 2015; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
Jacksonville Beach, Florida Enacted August 2015; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
Beverly Hills, California Enacted August 2015; effective September 2015. Click here to read the full language
Eastpointe, Michigan Enacted September 2015; effective January 2016. Click here to read the full language
Camden County, New Jersey Enacted September 2015; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
Memphis, Michigan Enacted September 2015; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
Vista, California Enacted September 2015; effective October 2015. Click here to read the full language
Salt Lake County, Utah (unincorporated areas) Enacted October 2015; effective October 2015. Click here to read the full language
Voorhees, New Jersey Enacted October 2015; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
Brooklawn, New Jersey Enacted October 2015; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
Audubon, New Jersey Enacted October 2015; effective January 2016. Click here to read the full language
Palm Springs, California Enacted October 2015; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
Waterford, New Jersey Enacted October 2015; effective January 2016. Click here to read the full language
Deerfield Beach, Florida Enacted November 2015; effective May 2016. Click here to read the full language
West Melbourne, Florida Enacted November 2015; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
Cherry Hill, New Jersey Enacted November 2015; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
Casselberry, Florida Enacted November 2015; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
Merchantville, New Jersey Enacted November 2015; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Enacted December 2015; effective June 2016. Click here to read the full language
Runnemede, New Jersey Enacted December 2015; effective March 2016. Click here to read the full language
Laurel Springs, New Jersey Enacted December 2015; effective March 2016. Click here to read the full language
Somerdale, New Jersey Enacted December 2015; effective March 2016. Click here to read the full language
Oaklyn, New Jersey Enacted December 2015; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
Fraser, Michigan Enacted December 2015; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
Westville, New Jersey Enacted December 2015; effective March 2016. Click here to read the full language
Haddon Heights, New Jersey Enacted December 2015; effective March 2016 . Click here to read the full language
Gloucester Township, New Jersey Enacted December 2015; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
Glassboro, New Jersey Enacted December 2015; effective March 2016. Click here to read the full language
Beaconsfield, Quebec, Canada Enacted December 2015; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
Neptune Beach, Florida Enacted January 2016; effective February 2016. Click here to read the full language
Las Vegas, Nevada Enacted January 2016; existing stores have until January 2018 to comply. Click here to read the full language
San Marcos, California Enacted January 2016; effective July 2016. Click here to read the full language
Sarasota County, Florida Enacted January 2016; effective January 2017. Click here to read the full language
Bellmawr, New Jersey Enacted January 2016; effective immediately.  
South Miami, Florida Enacted January 2016; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
Cathedral City, California Enacted January 2016; effective February 2016. Click here to read the full language
Warrenville, Illinois Enacted February 2016; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
Truckee, California Enacted February 2016; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
Tempe, Arizona Enacted February 2016; effective May 2016. Click here to read the full language
Berlin, New Jersey Enacted February 2016; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
Mamaroneck Village, New York Enacted Enacted February 2016; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
Boston, Massachusetts Enacted March 2016; effective immediately (existing pet store has until 12-31-17 to comply). Click here to read the full language
Grove City, Ohio Enacted March 2016; effective January 2017. Click here to read the full language
Clementon, New Jersey Enacted March 2016; effective June 2016. Click here to read the full language
Delray Beach, Florida Enacted March 2016; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
Pine Hill, New Jersey Enacted March 2016; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
Winslow, New Jersey Enacted March 2016; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
Haddon Township, New Jersey Enacted March 2016; effective immediately . Click here to read the full language
Jackson, New Jersey Enacted March 2016; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
Mount Pleasant, New York Enacted March 2016; effective immediately.  
Collingswood, New Jersey Enacted April 2016; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
Audubon Park, New Jersey Enacted April 2016; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
Indio, California Enacted April 2016; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
La Quinta, California Enacted April 2016; effective May 2016. Click here to read the full language
Mt. Ephraim, New Jersey Enacted April 2016; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
Barrington, New Jersey Enacted April 2016; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Enacted April 2016; effective July 2016. Click here to read the full language
Berlin Borough, New Jersey Enacted April 2016; effective immediately. Click here to read the full language
East Brunswick, New Jersey Enacted April 2016; effective May 2016. Click here to read the full language
Gloucester City, New Jersey Enacted April 2016; effective immediately.