Pit Bull Ordinances in Iowa

City WebsiteView OrdinanceType of Ordinance
AftonSection: 85.09Pit bulls declared “vicious”
AlbiaSection: 85ARestricts: pit bulls
AlburnettSection: 4-46-3Bans: pit bulls and rottweilers
AlgonaSection: 6.04.010Pit bulls declared “vicious”
AllisonSection: 6.08.020Bans: pit bulls
AnitaSection: 4-1-9Bans: pit bulls
ArmstrongNews articleBans: pit bulls
AsburySection: 56.01, 56.03Bans: pit bulls
AudubonSection: 55.09Bans: pit bulls
AureliaNews articleBans: pit bulls
AvocaSection: 7.6, 9.44Bans: pit bulls
BarnumSection: 4-1-6Bans: pit bulls
BedfordSection: 55.16Bans: pit bulls
Belle PlaineSection: 4-60-2, 4-60-3Bans: pit bulls
Benton CountySection: 37.02, 37.15Bans: pit bulls and wolf-dog hybrids
BrittSection: 4-1-6Bans: pit bulls
Buffalo CenterNews articleBans: pit bulls, rottweilers and doberman pinschers
CascadeSection: 55.01, 56.01Bans: pit bulls
Carter LakeNews articlePit bulls declared “potentially dangerous”
CentervilleSection: 7.09.210Bans: pit bulls, rottweilers and presa canarios
CherokeeSection: 55.17Restricts: pit bulls, Japanese akitas, rottweilers and doberman pinschers
CoggonSection: 4-1-1, 4-1-7Restricts: pit bulls
Columbus JunctionChapter: 57Bans: pit bulls
ConradSection: 56.01, 56.06Pit bulls and rottweilers declared “vicious”
Council BluffsSection: 4.20.122Bans: pit bulls
model ordinance
CrestonSection: 55.12Pit bulls declared “vicious”
Dallas CenterSection: 55.01Pit bulls declared “vicious”
DaytonSection: 4-1-7Bans: pit bulls
DelhiSection: 4-2-2Bans: pit bulls
DenverSection: 8.04.110, 8.04.120Bans: pit bulls and rottweilers
Des MoinesSection: 18-41 to 18-59Pit bulls declared “high risk”
model ordinance
DyersvilleSection: 55.12Bans: pit bulls and wolf-dog hybrids
EarlhamSection: 57.01, 57.02Bans: pit bulls
EarlingCity ordinanceBans: pit bulls (confirmed by city 03/12/19)
EdgewoodSection: 4-1-6Bans: pit bulls
ElberonSection: 18-11Bans: pit bulls
ElmaSection: 57.01, 57.02Bans: pit bulls, rottweilers and doberman pinschers
ElySection: 4-1-1, 4-1-17Bans: pit bulls
EmmetsburgNews articleBans: pit bulls
EpworthSection: 6.04.01Pit bulls declared “dangerous”
EsthervilleSection: 320-2, 320-6Bans: pit bulls
EvansdaleSection: 55.02, 55.14Pit bulls declared “dangerous”
FairfieldSection: 6.14.070Bans: pit bulls, doberman pinchers, rottweilers, German shepherds, Belgian malinois, Siberian huskies, malmutes and dogs over 100 lbs, such as mastiffs and boerboels
FertileSection: 4-1-6Bans: pit bulls
Forest CitySection: 56.01, 56.02Bans: pit bulls
FruitlandSection: 6.02aBans: pit bulls
GlenwoodSection: 54.06Bans: pit bulls
GriswoldSection: 4-1-8Bans: pit bulls
HarlanSection: 55.01Pit bulls declared “vicious”
HartleySection: 56.01, 56.02Bans: pit bulls
HawardenSection: 56.01Pit bulls declared “dangerous”
Holy CrossSection: 4-1-6, 4-1-1Bans: pit bulls
HopkintonSection: 4-1-7Bans: pit bulls
HumboldtSection: 55.01Pit bulls declared “potentially dangerous”
HuxleyNews articleBans: pit bulls
Lake ViewSection: 55.01, 55.17Bans: pit bulls
LaurensSection: 55.20Bans: pit bulls
Le GrandSection: 56.01Pit bulls declared “vicious”
LewisSection: 4-1-7Bans: pit bulls
LoganSection 55.10Bans: pit bulls
LowdenSection: 765Bans: pit bulls
ManlyNews articleBans: pit bulls
MiddletownSection: 4-1-8Bans: pit bulls
Missouri ValleySection: 57.01, 57.02Bans: pit bulls
MonticelloSection: 50.10Bans: pit bulls
MuscatineSection: 6.9.1, 6.9.2Bans: pit bulls
NewellSection: 12.02, 12.03Bans: pit bulls
OsceolaSection: 56.01, 56.02Pit bulls declared “vicious”
OttumwaSection: 7-61, 7-62Bans: pit bulls
OxfordSection: 5-4-2, 5-4-3Bans: pit bulls and doberman pinschers
Pleasant HillSection: 57.01, 57.02Pit bulls declared “vicious”
PocahontasSection: 57.02, 57.03Bans: pit bulls
PostvilleSection: 56.01, 56.02Bans: pit bulls and wolf-dog hybrids
RandolphSection: 55.09Bans: pit bulls and rottweilers
RobinsSection: 55.01, 55.03Bans: pit bulls
RockwellSection: 4-1-6Bans: pit bulls
Sac CitySection: 55.11Bans: pit bulls and rottweilers
Sergeant BluffSection: 56.01, 56.02Bans: pit bulls
ShelbySection: 4-1-1, 4-1-7Bans: pit bulls
Shell RockSection: 56.01, 56.02Bans: pit bulls
SidneySection: 57.01, 57.02Bans: pit bulls
Spirit LakeSection: 58.02, 58.10Pit bulls presumed “dangerous”
TaborSection: IV-1-7Bans: pit bulls
TerrilSection: 57.01, 57.02Bans: pit bulls
UteSection: 32.0302Bans: pit bulls
VintonTitle II: Chapter 86Bans: pit bulls
WalcottSection: 57.01, 57.02Bans: pit bulls
WaukonSection: 56.06Bans: pit bulls and rottweilers
WaylandSection: 56.01, 56.02Bans: pit bulls
WellmanSection: 55.14Pit bulls declared “vicious”
West UnionSection: 56.02Bans: pit bulls
WintersetSection: 3.201, 3.206Bans: pit bulls

Ordinances last verified as active on July 30, 2017