Full Ordinance Name:  Municipal Code, City of Maquoketa. TITLE IV MENTAL AND PHYSICAL HEALTH. CHAPTER 1 ANIMAL CONTROL. 4-1-7B PIT BULL TERRIERS PROHIBITED.

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Primary Citation:  MAQUOKETA, IA., MUNICIPAL CODE § 4-1-7B Date Adopted:  2009 Jurisdiction Level:  Iowa Last Checked:  June, 2018
Summary:

In Maquoketa, Iowa, it shall be unlawful for any person, from and after six (6) months following the passage and publication of this ordinance, to keep, maintain, or have in his or her possession or under his or her control, within the city limits of the City of Maquoketa, Iowa, a pit bull terrier, as defined in this section.

 

 

4-1-7B PIT BULL TERRIERS PROHIBITED.  

1. As used in this section, the term “pit bull terrier” shall be defined as follows:

A. Staffordshire Terrier breed of dog; or

B. The American pit bull terrier breed of dog; or

C. The American Staffordshire terrier breed of dog; or

D. Any dog which has the appearance and characteristics of being predominately of the breeds of Staffordshire terrier, American pit bull terrier, or American Staffordshire terrier.

2. It shall be unlawful for any person, from and after six (6) months following the passage and publication of this ordinance, to keep, maintain, or have in his or her possession or under his or her control, within the city limits of the City of Maquoketa, Iowa, a pit bull terrier, as defined in this section. (Ord. No. 1076, passed October 19, 2009)

 

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