Allen Park, MI: Breed ban repealed

Allen Park, MI, has repealed their breed ban. The ban passed in 2008.

ALLEN PARK: City Council repeals pit bull ordinance

Published: Friday, June 29, 2012
By Dave Herndon

ALLEN PARK — Pit bulls can legally put their paws on the pavement, or anywhere else dogs are allowed in the city after the City Council unanimously repealed an ordinance that had outlawed them. […]

The reason for the repeal wasn’t altruistic, however.  […]

Due to joining the shelter, all five cities must have the same animal control ordinances for the ease of the officers who will enforce the rules. […]

City Attorney Chris Forsyth told the council the ordinance was redundant due to a vicious animal ordinance already in place. […]

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