City of Elkhart, IN: Proposed animal control ordinance unveiled (not BSL)

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Read Elkhart’s final animal ordinance proposal and have your say

If you don’t like what you see here, you can go to tonight’s city council session and tell council members what the pet laws ought to be.

Published: Monday, December 07, 2009 — The Truth, A
Last updated: 12/6/2009 11:44:18 PM
By Josh Weinhold, Reporter

Click here to download a PDF copy of the 36-page proposal for Elkhart’s new animal control ordinance.

ELKHART — A piece of legislation more than three months in the making, a massive overhaul of the city’s animal control laws will soon be up for a council vote.

The ad hoc committee that spent weeks debating what to include in the new ordinance ultimately steered clear of the breed-specific animal ban that previous drafts featured. Instead, the proposed ordinance aims to crack down on all breeds of dangerous dogs while also emphasizing the need for every cat and dog to be licensed with the city.[…]

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One response to “City of Elkhart, IN: Proposed animal control ordinance unveiled (not BSL)

  1. Bart McGlinsey

    This has moved out of adhoc commitee and into Council. The proposal has been chopped to date and there is one Councilman that wants BSL added back into it. Stay tuned it’s not over yet.