Taylorsville, UT: Council decides against BSL

Taylorsville city council and residents have been “discussing pit bulls” for a few weeks, leading some to worry that the city was considering BSL or a breed ban. The Deseret News has now clarified that the council is not interested in BSL.

No pit bull ban in Taylorsville

Published: Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011 4:52 p.m. MST

TAYLORSVILLE — There will be no ban on pit bulls in Taylorsville. City officials decided not to develop an ordinance to outlaw pit bull breeds. Instead, Taylorsville will try to strengthen its existing vicious animal ordinances.

Several weeks ago a resident spoke at a council meeting, asking city council members to ban pit bulls. After considering the issue, civic leaders stated they were not interested in breed-specific restrictions, but tightening their current vicious animal ordinance would be a suitable option. […]

Full article retrieved 11/20/11 from http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705394659/No-pit-bull-ban-in-Taylorsville.html

Mayor and City Council contact info
rwall@taylorsvilleut.gov; bcatlin@taylorsvilleut.gov; mpratt@taylorsvilleut.gov; jrechtenbach@taylorsvilleut.gov; dbarbour@taylorsvilleut.gov; ljohnson@taylorsvilleut.gov

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