Egelston Township, MI: BSL rejected

Egelston Township council has rejected a proposal that would have placed restrictions on ownership of “pit bulls.”

Pit bull ordinance rejected by Egelston Township board

Published: Friday, September 23, 2011, 11:32 AM
By Lynn Moore | The Muskegon Chronicle

[…] The township board has rejected a proposed vicious animal ordinance that targeted pit bull terriers, requiring them to be kept indoors or in a covered kennel and walked with a muzzle.

The ordinance had been proposed by the township planning commission, which now has been charged with reworking the ordinance so it is not “breed specific,” said township Supervisor Mike Thompson.[…]

Thompson said he received about 20 emails from residents opposed to the proposal, and just one in support of it.

Several members of a crowd that turned out for the board’s meeting Sept. 19 agreed to help draft a more appropriate ordinance for the township, Thompson said.[…]

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