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San Antonio Texas Chicken Ordinance

San Antonio Texas Chicken Ordinance

Are Chickens Allowed in this location Yes
Max Chickens Allowed 3 without a permit
Roosters Allowed Yes
Permit Required No
Coop Restrictions All domestic fowl must be kept in an enclosure.
City/Organization Contact name San Antonio, TX 100 Military Plaza San Antonio, TX 78205 (210)207-7080 www.sanantonio.gov
Additional Information Sec. 5-109. - Animal limits; excess animal permit. (a) The total number of domestic fowl and livestock allowed at a residence is five (5) which may include: (1) Up to three (3) domestic fowl; and (2) Up to two (2) animals from the following classes of livestock: a. Equines; b. Bovines; c. Sheep; d. Goats; and e. Llamas. (b) All livestock must be enclosed in a pen the nearest point being at least one hundred (100) feet from any dwelling or business building owned or occupied by any person other than the owner. All domestic fowl must be kept in an enclosure. An owner must comply with the following with regard to domestic fowl and livestock: (1) The owner must have adequate facilities to house the livestock and domestic fowl and ensure adequate sanitation. (2) The livestock and domestic fowl must be kept housed or confined in a manner that does not allow them to create a nuisance. (3) Sanitation must be addressed in a manner that prevents the attraction of pests. (c) If an owner desires to exceed the maximum number of domestic fowl or livestock specified in subsection (a), an owner must make an application for an excess animal permit with the department. The criteria for evaluating the application for a permit shall be those listed in subsection (b).
Link for more Information http://library.municode.com/showDocumentFrame.aspx?clientID=11508&docID=2#hit1
Information Last Updated 2010-03-17 00:00:00

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