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Codified Ordinances of Warrensville Heights, Ohio. PART FIVE - GENERAL OFFENSES CODE. Chapter 505. Animals and Fowl. 505.20 Pit Bull Terriers.

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Citation: WARRENSVILLE HEIGHTS, OH., CODIFIED ORDINANCES § 505.20 (1987)

Summary:  
In Warrensville Heights, Ohio, no person may own, keep or harbor a pit bull terrier, defined as a Staffordshire Bull Terrier, an American Staffordshire Terrier, or any mixture. No exceptions are made,


Ordinance Text in Full:

505.20  PIT BULL TERRIERS.

(a)      "Pit Bull Terrier" as used herein means any Staffordshire Bull Terrier or American Staffordshire Terrier breed of dog, or any mixed breed of dog which contains as an element of its breeding the breed of Staffordshire Bull Terrier or American Staffordshire Terrier as to be identifiable as partially of the breed of Staffordshire Bull Terrier or American Staffordshire Terrier by a qualified veterinarian duly licensed as such by the State of Ohio.

(b)      No person shall own, keep or harbor a pit bull terrier, as defined herein, within the municipal limits of Warrensville Heights.

(Ord. 1987-40. Passed 5-5-87.)

 

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