Title XLV TORTS
Chapter 767 DAMAGE BY DOGS
767.14 Additional local restrictions authorized.
—Nothing in this act shall limit any local government from placing further restrictions or additional requirements on owners of dangerous dogs or developing procedures and criteria for the implementation of this act, provided that no such regulation is specific to breed and that the provisions of this act are not lessened by such additional regulations or requirements. This section shall not apply to any local ordinance adopted prior to October 1, 1990.
[The last sentence in this law allows the grandfathering of breed bans or restrictions in place prior to October 1, 1990.]
Title 7: AGRICULTURE AND ANIMALS
Part 9: ANIMAL WELFARE HEADING: PL 1987, C. 383, §3
Chapter 725: MUNICIPAL DUTIES HEADING: PL 1987, C. 383, §3
§3950. Local regulations
Each municipality is empowered to adopt or retain more stringent ordinances, laws or regulations dealing with the subject matter of this chapter, except that municipalities may not adopt breed-specific ordinances, laws or regulations. Any less restrictive municipal ordinances, laws or regulations are invalid and of no force and effect. [1991, c. 779, §40 (AMD).]