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  • Bill – 2020008 – LARGO, FL CITY COMMISSION

    Summary:

    Ordinance No. 2021-51 amends Chapter 5 (Animals) of the Largo, FL Code of Ordinances by creating a new Article III (Pet Stores) to: 1) Provide sourcing restriction and transparency requirements for the retail sale of dogs and cats in city pet stores; and 2) ban new or additional pet stores engaging in the retail sale of cats or dogs with the City after the effective date of this Article.

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  • Bill – 2022004 – MARTIN COUNTY, FL BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

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    Ordinance No. 1181 amends Chapter 9 (Animals), Section 9.87 (Minimum Standards for the Care of Animals by Pet Dealers, Grooming Establishments and Kennels) of Martin County, FL Code by adding a new Section 9.87.A.19 to prohibit the retail sale of dogs, cats and rabbits in county pet stores.

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  • Bill – 2020007 – PORT ST. LUCIE, FL CITY COUNCIL

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    Ordinance (No. 20-71) amends Chapter 92 (Animals) of the Port St. Lucie, FL Code of Ordinances by adding new sections to restrict the retail sale of dogs, cats and rabbits in city pet shops.

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  • Bill – 2021001 – ORANGE COUNTY, FL BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

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    Ordinance amends Chapter 5 (Animals) of the Orange County, FL Code of Ordinances by adding a new section 5-53 (Retail Sale of Dogs and Cats) prohibiting the sale of dogs and cats in retail pet stores.

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  • Bill – 2021002 – MANATEE COUNTY, FL BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

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    Ordinance 21-28 amends Chapter 2-4 (Animals) of Manatee County, FL Code by adding a new Article II (Retail Sales of Dogs and Cats), Sec. 2-4-32 (Animal Sale Prohibitions and Requirements) to prohibit the retail sale of dogs and cats in county pet stores and flea markets.

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  • Bill – 2021004 – PINELLAS COUNTY, FL COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

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    Pinellas County, FL Board of County Commissioners ordinance imposes a 1-year moratorium on the expansion of commercial locations engaging in the retail sale of dogs or cats.

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  • Bill – 2022002 – PINELLAS COUNTY, FL BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

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    Ordinance No. 2022-20 amends Chapter 14 (Animals) of the Pinellas County, FL Code of Ordinances to further restrict the retail sale of dogs and cats in county pet stores.

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  • Bill – 2022003 – VOLUSIA COUNTY, FL COUNTY COUNCIL

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    Ordinance No. 2022-12 amends Chapter 14 (Animals), Article II (Animal Control) of the Volusia County, FL Code of Ordinances by adding: 1) A new Section 14-65 (Prohibition of retail sale or dogs and cats) to prohibit the retail sale of dogs and cats in county pet stores in unincorporated areas of the county; and 2) a new Section 14-66 (Prohibition of pet leasing and pet collateral transactions).

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  • Bill – 2021003 – OCOEE, FL CITY COMMISSION

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    Amends Chapter 43 (Animals) of the Ocoee, FL Code of Ordinances by adding a new Section 3 (Retail Sale of Dogs, Cats and Rabbits) to exempt the city’s one pet store from the provisions of the recently adopted Orange County, FL retail pet sale ban.

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  • Bill – 2022001 – CLAY COUNTY, FL BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

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    Amends Chapter 4 (Animals & Fowl), Article II (Animal Services) of Clay County, FL Code by adding a new Section 4-36 (Retail Sale of Dogs and Cats) to prohibit the retail sale of dogs and cats by commercial establishments in the county.

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