TNR Ordinances

Laws authorizing Trap-Neuter-Return


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Articles on TNR Ordinances

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Ordinances Listed by State

California
Belmont
Brisbane
Citrus Heights
Glendale
Lake County
Marina
Milpitas
Modesto
Paradise
Petaluma
Salinas
San Mateo County
Santa Cruz County
Scotts Valley

Colorado
Pueblo

Delaware

Delaware City
Milford


Florida
Brevard County
Collier County
Destin
Flagler Beach
Holly Hill
Jacksonville
Mary Esther

North Miami
Okaloosa
Ormond Beach
Palm Beach
Palm Beach County
Ponce Inlet
Sarasota County

Georgia
Madison

Illinois
Cook County (Chicago)
Hanover Park
Rolling Meadows

Indiana
Bloomington, IN
Hamilton County
Marion County (Indianapolis)

Kentucky
Louisville

Louisiana

Kenner
New Orleans
Walker

Maryland
Baltimore
      *Ordinance (pdf)
      *Regulations by Commissioner of Health (pdf)

Massachusetts
Medford

Minnesota
St. Paul

Nebraska
Omaha

Nevada
Clark County
Las Vegas

New Jersey
Avalon
Burlington County
Garfield
Millville

Mount Olive

New Brunswick
Point Pleasant Beach
Rochelle Park
Stone Harbor
Tabernacle
Vineland
West Milford

New York
New York City

North Carolina
Wake County

Pennsylvania
Birdsboro

Rhode Island

Bristol

South Carolina
Charleston
Charleston County
Greer, SC  - Note: this ordinance authorizes TNR as an exemption to its pet limit rules.
Myrtle Beach

Texas
Alamo Heights
Angleton
Dallas
Denton
Fort Worth
Houston
Nacogdoches
Port Arthur
San Antonio
San Marcos
Wichita Falls

Utah
Salt Lake County (Salt Lake City)

Virginia
Hampton
Isle of Wight County
Newport News
West Point

Wisconsin
Milwaukee
Oconto