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.

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Click on the jurisdiction below to read the ordinance.

Albuquerque, NM – Enacted June 2006; effective August 2007

South Lake Tahoe, CA – Enacted April 2009; effective May 2011 (Chapter 32, Sec. 32-31.1)

Flagler Beach, FL – Enacted June 2009; effective immediately (Chapter 5, Sec. 5-17-f)

West Hollywood, CA – Enacted February 2010; effective March 2010

Hermosa Beach, CA – Enacted March 2010; effective April 2010

Turlock, CA – Enacted May 2010; effective June 2010

El Paso, TX – Enacted October 2010; effective January 2011

Richmond, British Columbia (Canada) – Enacted November 2010; effective April 2011 (*Bylaw 7538, Amendment 8663)

Austin, TX – Enacted December 2010; effective December 2010

Lake Worth, FL – Enacted February 2011; effective February 2011 (Chapter 6, Section 6-8)

Fountain, CO – Enacted May 2011; effective May 2011 (Ordinance 1535, adds Sec. 6.04.100)

Coral Gables, FL (applies to dogs only) (Chapter 10, Article 11, Sec. 10-33)

Opa-Locka, FL (applies to dogs only)  (Chapter 5, Article 2, Division 2, Sec. 5-35) 

North Bay Village, FL (applies to dogs only) (Chapter 91, Sec. 91-11)

Glendale, CA – Enacted August 2011; effective August 2012

Toronto, Ontario (Canada) – Enacted September 2011, effective September 2012

Irvine, CA – Enacted October 2011; effective immediately (Sec. 4-5-1111)

Rosemont-La Petite Patrie, Quebec (Canada) – Enacted December 2011; effective immediately

Dana Point, CA – Enacted February 2012; effective immediately (Title 10, Chapter 10.10.140)

Chula Vista, CA – Enacted March 2012; effective April 2012 (Title 6, Sec. 6.08.108)

Hallandale Beach, FL – Enacted April 2012; effective immediately

Laguna Beach, CA – Enacted May 2012; effective immediately (Title 6, Chapter 6.12.160)

Point Pleasant, NJ – Enacted May 2012; effective immediately

Aliso Viejo, CA – Enacted May 16, 2012; effective immediately (Title 6, Chapter 6.02.120)

Huntington Beach, CA – Enacted June 2012; effective June 2014 (Chapter 7.12.180)

Waukegan, IL – Enacted June 2012; effective immediately

Mississauga, Ontario (Canada) – Enacted July 2012; effective January 2013 (Section 2.1.Q)

Brick, NJ – Enacted July 2012; effective immediately

Manasquan, NJ – Enacted September 2012; effective immediately

Los Angeles, CA – Enacted October 2012; effective June 2013 (revised language)

Point Pleasant Beach, NJ – Enacted October 2012; effective immediately

New Westminster, British Columbia (Canada) – Enacted November 2012; effective immediately

Burbank, CA – Enacted February 2013; effective August 2013

Rancho Mirage, CA – Enacted February 2013; effective March 2013

Hoboken, NJ – Enacted May 2013; effective immediately

San Diego, CA – Enacted July 2013; effective September 2013

Kingston, Ontario (Canada) – Enacted August 2013; effective November 2013

Oceanport, NJ – Enacted August 2013; effective immediately

Margate, FL – Enacted October 2013; effective immediately

Pinecrest, FL – Enacted October 2013; effective immediately

North Brunswick, NJ – Enacted October 2013; effective November 2013 (cat ordinance)

Palmetto Bay, FL – Enacted December 2013; effective immediately

Ventura County, CA (unincorporated areas) – Enacted December 2013; effective December 2014 (Section 4428)

Toledo, OH – Enacted December 2013; effective January 2014

Coconut Creek, FL – Enacted January 2014; effective immediately

Wellington, FL – Enacted January 2014; effective immediately

Surfside, FL – Enacted February 2014; effective immediately

Aventura, FL – Enacted March 2014; effective immediately

Chicago, IL – Enacted March 2014; effective March 2015

Wilton Manors, FL – Enacted March 2014; effective immediately

Greenacres, FL – Enacted April 2014; effective immediately

North Lauderdale, FL – Enacted April 2014; effective immediately

Cook County, IL – Enacted April 2014; effective October 2014

Bay Harbor Islands, FL – Enacted April 2014; effective immediately

Vaughan, Ontario (Canada) – Enacted April 2014; effective immediately

Pompano Beach, FL – Enacted May 2104; effective immediately

North Miami Beach, FL – Enacted May 2014; effective immediately

Miami Beach, FL – Enacted May 2014; effective January 2015

Bal Harbour, FL – Enacted May 2014; effective immediately

Sunny Isles Beach, FL – Enacted May 2014; effective immediately

East Providence, RI – Enacted June 2014; effective immediately

Dania Beach, FL – Enacted June 2014; effective immediately

Palm Beach Gardens, FL – Enacted July 2014; effective immediately

Juno Beach, FL – Enacted July 2014; effective immediately

Cutler Bay, FL – Enacted August 2014; effective immediately

North Palm Beach, FL – Enacted August 2014; effective immediately

Randolph, NJ – Enacted September 2014; effective immediately

Hypoluxo, FL – Enacted September 2014; effective immediately

Hudson, Quebec (Canada) – Enacted September 2014; effective immediately

Waterloo, Ontario (Canada) – Enacted September 2014; effective January 2015

Jupiter, FL - Enacted October 2014; effective immediately

Homestead, FL – Enacted October 2014; effective immediately

Chino Hills, CA – Enacted October 2014; effective November 2014

Tamarac, FL – Enacted December 2014; effective immediately

Palm Beach, FL – Enacted January 2015; effective immediately

Oceanside, CA – Enacted January 2015; effective September 2015

Montgomery County, MD – Enacted March 2015; effective June 2015

Long Beach, CA – Enacted March 2015; effective October 2015

Garden Grove, CA – Enacted March 2015; effective March 2016

North Miami, FL – Enacted April 2015; effective immediately

Lauderhill, FL – Enacted April 2015; effective immediately

Mount Royal, Quebec (Canada) – Enacted May 2015; effective immediately

Encinitas, CA – Enacted July 2015; effective immediately

Fernandina Beach, FL – Enacted July 2015; effective immediately

Jacksonville Beach, FL – Enacted August 2015; effective immediately

Beverly Hills, CA – Enacted August 2015; effective September 2015

Eastpointe, MI – Enacted September 2015; effective January 2016

Camden County, NJ – Enacted September 2015; effective immediately

Vista, CA – Enacted September 2015; effective October 2015

Memphis, MI – Enacted September 2015; effective immediately

Salt Lake County, UT (unincorporated areas) – Enacted October 2015; effective immediately

Voorhees, NJ – Enacted October 2015; effective immediately

Brooklawn, NJ – Enacted October 2015; effective immediately

Audubon, NJ – Enacted October 2015; effective immediately

Palm Springs, CA – Enacted October 2015; effective immediately

Waterford, NJ – Enacted October 2015; effective January 2016

Deerfield Beach, FL – Enacted November 2015; effective May 2016

West Melbourne, FL – Enacted November 2015; effective immediately

Cherry Hill, NJ – Enacted November 2015; effective immediately

Casselberry, FL – Enacted November 2015; effective immediately

Merchantville, NJ – Enacted November 2015; effective immediately

Runnemede, NJ – Enacted December 2015; effective March 2016

Pittsburgh, PA – Enacted December 2015; effective June 2016

Somerdale, NJ – Enacted December 2015; effective March 2016

Laurel Springs, NJ – Enacted December 2015; effective March 2016

Oaklyn, NJ – Enacted December 2015; effective immediately

Westville, NJ – Enacted December 2015; effective March 2016

Fraser, MI – Enacted December 2015; effective immediately

Haddon Heights, NJ – Enacted December 2015; effective March 2016

Gloucester Township, NJ – Enacted December 2015; effective January 2016

Glassboro, NJ – Enacted December 2015; effective March 2016

Beaconsfield, Quebec (Canada) – Enacted December 2015; effective immediately

Magnolia, NJ – Enacted December 2015; effective March 2016

Neptune Beach, FL – Enacted January 2016; effective February 2016

Las Vegas, NV – Enacted January 2016; effective January 2018

San Marcos, CA – Enacted January 2016; effective February 2016

Sarasota County, FL – Enacted January 2016; effective January 2017

Bellmawr, NJ – Enacted January 2016; effective immediately

South Miami, FL – Enacted January 2016; effective immediately

Cathedral City, CA – Enacted January 2016; effective February 2016

Warrenville, IL – Enacted February 2016; effective immediately

Truckee, CA – Enacted February 2016; effective immediately

Berlin Township, NJ – Enacted February 2016; effective May 2016

Mamaroneck Village, NY – Enacted February 2016; effective immediately

Boston, MA – Enacted March 2016; effective immediately

Grove City, OH – Enacted March 2016; effective January 2017

Delray Beach, FL – Enacted March 2016; effective immediately

Clementon, NJ – Enacted March 2016; effective June 2016

Pine Hill, NJ – Enacted March 2016; effective immediately

Haddon Township, NJ – Enacted March 2016; effective immediately

Winslow, NJ – Enacted March 2016; effective immediately

Jackson, NJ – Enacted March 2016; effective immediately

Mount Pleasant, NY – Enacted March 2016; effective immediately

Collingswood, NJ – Enacted April 2016; effective immediately

Audubon Park, NJ – Enacted April 2016; effective immediately

Indio, CA – Enacted April 2016; effective immediately

La Quinta, CA - Enacted April 2016; effective May 2016

Mount Ephraim, NJ – Enacted April 2016; effective immediately

Barrington, NJ – Enacted April 2016; effective immediately

Philadelphia, PA – Enacted April 2016; effective July 2016

Ottawa, Ontario (Canada) – Enacted April 2016; effective immediately

Berlin Borough, NJ – Enacted April 2016; effective immediately

East Brunswick, NJ – Enacted April 2016; effective May 2016

Gloucester City, NJ – Enacted April 2016; effective July 2016

Carlsbad, CA – Enacted May 2016; effective June 2016

Chesilhurst, NJ – Enacted May 2016; effective August 2016

Greenwich, NJ – Enacted May 2016; effective June 2016

Pennsauken, NJ – Enacted May 2016; effective June 2016

Mesquite, NV – Enacted May 2016; effective June 2016

Clayton, NJ – Enacted May 2016; effective August 2016

Hollywood, FL – Enacted June 2016; effective December 2016

Colton, CA – Enacted June 2016; effective July 2016

Beverly, NJ – Enacted May 2016; effective immediately

Mantua, NJ – Enacted May 2016; effective immediately

Gibbsboro, NJ – Enacted June 2016; effective September 2016

Little Ferry, NJ – Enacted June 2016; effective September 2016

Wyckoff, NJ – Enacted June 2016; effective immediately

Washington Township, NJ – Enacted June 2016; effective July 2016

Lindenwold, NJ – Enacted June 2016; effective immediately

Hackensack, NJ – Enacted June 2016; effective September 2016

Bordentown, NJ – Enacted June 2016; effective immediately

Hi-Nella, NJ – Enacted June 2016; effective September 2016

Mount Holly, NJ – Enacted July 2016; effective October 2016

Pitman, NJ – Enacted July 2016; effective October 2016

Camden City, NJ – Enacted July 2016; effective August 2016

Maywood, NJ – Enacted July 2016; effective immediately

Solana Beach, CA – Enacted July 2016; effective immediately

East Rutherford, NJ – Enacted July 2016; effective October 2016

St. Petersburg, FL – Enacted July 2016; effective immediately

Union City, NJ – Enacted July 2016; effective immediately

Glen Rock, NJ – Enacted July 2016; effective October 2016

Woodlynne, NJ – Enacted July 2016; effective October 2016

Woodcliff Lake, NJ – Enacted August 2016; effective immediately

Saddle Brook, NJ – Enacted August 2016; effective November 2016

Key West, FL – Enacted August 2016; effective immediately (ordinance attached)

Miramar, FL – Enacted August 2016; effective immediately

Rye Brook, NY – Enacted August 2016; effective immediately

Upper Saddle River, NJ – Enacted September 2016; effective immediately

Portland, ME – Enacted September 2016; effective immediately

Eatontown, NJ – Enacted September 2016; effective December 2016

Swedesboro, NJ – Enacted September 2016; effective December 2016

Ridgefield, NJ – Enacted September 2016; effective December 2016

Fanwood, NJ – Enacted September 2016; effective immediately

Fairview, NJ – Enacted September 2016; effective December 2016

Wallington, NJ – Enacted September 2016; effective immediately

Yorktown, NY – Enacted July 2016; effective immediately

New Milford, NJ – Enacted September 2016; effective immediately

Palm Beach County, FL – Enacted September 2016; effective November 2016

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