Montgomery, AL: Council to revise vicious dog ordinance

Montgomery, AL, plans to revise its vicious dog ordinance after receiving citizen complaints about vicious dogs. The city will hold a committee meeting on June 21 at 2 PM. The committee meeting will be open to the public. For additional information, contact the City Clerk’s Office at (334) 241-2096.

Some residents have asked council for BSL or a breed ban. At this time, it is unclear what direction the city will take. City officials have not publicly mentioned BSL or a breed ban. Residents and locals are encouraged to attend the committee meeting and council meetings to ensure that any revisions to the vicious dog law are breed-neutral.

Talks to resume on dog ordinance

2:15 AM, May. 18, 2011
Written by Jill Nolin

A committee of the Mont­gomery City Council has agreed to resume discus­sions on how to curtail the escalating problem of vicious and nuisance dogs in the city.[…]

Spear called the commit­tee meeting for 2 p.m. June 21. The meeting will be open to the public.

At the center of the debate on how to address the prob­lem is whether the city’s existing laws should be more aggressively enforced or if the laws should be changed.[…]

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