Cincinnati, Ohio eliminates breed ban from city code of ordinances

Posted on May 19, 2012March 18, 2021Categories News   Leave a comment on Cincinnati, Ohio eliminates breed ban from city code of ordinances

On May 16, the City Council in Cincinnati voted to repeal the city’s breed ban. Cincinnati’s repeal follows the historic repeal of a statewide breed discriminatory statute in Ohio, which occurred earlier this year in February. Two months after Ohio Governor John Kasich signed the repeal, the Cincinnati City Council convened a task force to evaluate Chapter 701 of the city’s Code, which at the time contained articles defining a “vicious dog,” as, among other things “a dog commonly defined … Continue reading “Cincinnati, Ohio eliminates breed ban from city code of ordinances”