Full Ordinance Name:  CODE OF THE CITY OF PRAIRIE VILLAGE, KANSAS. CHAPTER II. ANIMAL CONTROL AND REGULATION. ARTICLE 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS. 2-105 PIT BULL DOG – KEEPING PROHIBITED.

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Primary Citation:  PRAIRIE VILLAGE, KS., CITY CODE § 2-105 (2005) Date Adopted:  2005 Jurisdiction Level:  Kansas Last Checked:  June, 2012
Summary:

In Prairie Village, Kansas, it is unlawful to keep, harbor, own or in any way possess any pit bull dog. This includes any Staffordshire pit bull terrier,  American pit bull terrier, American Staffordshire bull terrier, or any dog having the appearance and characteristics of being one of these breeds.

2-105 PIT BULL DOG – KEEPING PROHIBITED.

2-142  VIOLATION – PENALTY. 

 

2-105 PIT BULL DOG – KEEPING PROHIBITED.

(a) It shall be unlawful to keep, harbor, own or in any way possess within the corporate limits of the City of Prairie Village, Kansas, any pit bull dog. Pit bull dog for the purposes of this chapter shall include:

(1) The Staffordshire pit bull terrier breed of dog;

(2) The American pit bull terrier breed of dog;

(3) The American Staffordshire bull terrier breed of dog; or

(4) Any dog having the appearance and characteristics of being predominately of the breeds of Staffordshire pit bull terrier, American pit bull terrier, American Staffordshire bull terrier; or a combination of any of these breeds.


(Ord. 1677 ss 4, 1988; Ord. 2091 (part), 2005; Ord. 2106 (part), 2005)

2-142  VIOLATION – PENALTY. 

a) Any person who fails to do anything required by this chapter or who does anything prohibited by this chapter is guilty of a violation thereof.  Any person convicted of the violation of any provision of this chapter where a specific penalty is not otherwise prescribed shall be fined not more than five hundred dollars, or imprisoned for more than thirty days, or be both so fined and imprisoned. 

b) Each day any violation of this chapter to which this penalty applies continues constitutes a separate offense.   

(Ord. 1562 (part), 1985; Ord. 2091 (part), 2005; Ord. 2106 (part), 2005; Ord. 2213, 

Sec. VIII, 2009) 

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