Auburn, CA: Councilman proposes pitbull ordinance

Important to note: California state law prohibits breed-specific laws except for breed-specific spay/neuter. The proposals suggested by Councilmember Hanley are not permittable under CA state law.

The City Council meets on the second and fourth Mondays of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers. Next city council meetings: Oct. 26 and Nov. 9.

Auburn city officals contact info
City Council

Mike Holmes, Mayor

Bridget Powers, Mayor Pro Tempore

Keith Nesbitt, Council Member

Kevin Hanley, Council Member

Dr. Bill Kirby, Council Member

City Council, City of Auburn, 1225 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA 95603
Phone: (530) 823-4211, ext. 112
Fax: (530) 823-4216

City Manager Office, 1225 Lincoln Way, Room 9, Auburn, CA 95603
Phone: (530) 823-4211, ext. 191
Fax: (530) 823-4216

Robert Richardson, City Manager
(530) 823-4211, ext. 192

Police Chief Valerie Harris
530-823-4211 Ext 201

Councilman proposes pitbull ordinance

Residents sound off on idea of banning fighting breeds from city

By Jenifer Gee Journal Staff Writer

Should the city ban pitbulls or put restrictions on their owners?

It’s a question Auburn City councilman Kevin Hanley has put forward to city staff.

In a recent memo, Hanley asks city manager Bob Richardson and Police Chief Valerie Harris to consider a pitbull ordinance to be placed on a future city agenda.[…]

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