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Garland Texas Chicken Ordinance

Garland Texas Chicken Ordinance

Are Chickens Allowed in this location Yes
Max Chickens Allowed 2
Roosters Allowed No
Permit Required No
Coop Restrictions Fowl shall be kept in an enclosure that is located at least thirty (30) feet from any residential dwelling, other than that of the owner
City/Organization Contact name City Of Garland Code Compliance For General Information: 972-485-6400
Additional Information ARTICLE I. ANIMAL SERVICES Sec. 22.01 (C) Animal means any living creature, including, but not limited to, dogs, cats, cows, horses, birds, fish, mammals, reptiles, insects, fowl and livestock, but specifically excluding human beings. (R) Fowl shall mean a domesticated bird, including, but not limited to chickens, ducks, geese, swans, guinea fowl, turkeys or peafowl. Sec. 22.14 Fowl (A) Fowl shall be kept in an enclosure that is located at least thirty (30) feet from any residential dwelling, other than that of the owner. It shall be unlawful to harbor more than two (2) fowl over the age of one (1) month within the City limits, except in an area zoned for agricultural use. In areas zoned for agricultural use, an enclosure may not be required. (B) It shall be unlawful to possess, harbor, or keep fowl in any area zoned residential or on the premises of any residential dwelling having an area less than 1/2 acre. (C) It is an affirmative defense to prosecution under subsection (B) if: (1) The total number of fowl older than one month does not exceed two; and (2) None of the fowl are roosters or male peafowl (peacocks); [or] (3) The fowl are used by the Health Department for viral-borne disease surveillance. (Ordinance 6125, sec. 1, adopted 5/1/07)
Link for more Information http://codes.franklinlegal.net/garland-flp/
Information Last Updated 2010-04-09 00:22:17

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