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35 law / ordinance submissions by the BackYard Chickens community.

Alpharetta Georgia Chicken Ordinance

Alpharetta Georgia Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens AllowedAlpharetta adopted North Fulton County's animal municipal code Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsSanitation, noise, and zoning ordinances apply. City/Organization Contact namehttp://www.fultonecd.org/ Additional Information(5) Agricultural operations as defined in the Code section 1-3-3, \"definitions\", to include raising, harvesting or storing of products of the field or orchard; feeding, breeding or managing livestock or poultry; producing or... read more

Albany Georgia Chicken Ordinance

Albany Georgia Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowedna Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsMust be 25 inches from the ground, have a poo pan City/Organization Contact namehttp://www.dougherty.ga.us/content/1780/1789.aspx Additional InformationChickens must be kept at least 25 feet from any dwelling. Feed must be kept in a rat-proof container within city limits. Sec. 10-103. Keeping of domestic fowl restricted. (a) It shall be unlawful for any persons to have, store, keep, pen or possess, for... read more

Atlanta Georgia Chicken Ordinance

Atlanta Georgia Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens AllowedNo more than 25 birds (chickens, turkeys, bantams) may be kept. Roosters AllowedYes Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsCoop must be at least 5 feet from the owner's dwelling and 50 feet from neighbors' dwellings. Some restrictions on coop construction. City/Organization Contact nameOffice of Communications 55 Trinity Avenue, Suite 2500 Atlanta, Georgia 30303 Tel: 404.330.6004 Fax: 404.658.6893 communications@atlantaga.gov Additional InformationSec. 18-7. Enclosures... read more

Columbus Georgia Chicken Ordinance

Columbus Georgia Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowed32 per acre after 2 acres. Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop Restrictions5-42(1) Barns or other structures used in connection with agriculture, to include structures for the keeping, confining or sheltering of any poultry as defined in subsection (a)(1) above, shall be located no closer than 100 feet to any lot line. In no instance shall such structures be used for retail sales, except as permitted under the business license section of this Code. City/Organization... read more

Gwinnett County Georgia Chicken Ordinance

Gwinnett County Georgia Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationNo Max Chickens Allowed Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop Restrictions City/Organization Contact nameGwinnett County Dept. of Planning & Development 446 W. Crogan St. Lawrenceville, GA 30046 678-518-6000 Additional InformationLivestock Regulations in Residential Zoning Districts (Refer to Section 1301.7 of the Zoning Resolution) (September 2009) See http://www.gwinnettcounty.com/static/departments/planning/pdf/zoning_resolution.pdf Section 1301 RA100 Single family... read more

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