Athens-Clarke County Georgia Chicken Ordinance

Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
Max Chickens AllowedNot stated in code
Roosters AllowedYes
Permit RequiredNo
Coop RestrictionsSanitation, noise, and zoning ordinances apply.
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Additional InformationAgriculture: The raising, harvesting, or storing of products of the field or orchard; feeding, breeding or managing livestock or poultry; producing or storing feed for use in the production of livestock, including but not limited to cattle, calves, swine, hogs, goats, sheep, and rabbits or for use in the production of poultry, including but not limited to chickens, hens and turkeys; producing plants, trees, fowl, or animals, the production of aqua culture, horticultural, dairy livestock, poultry, eggs and avian products; farm buildings and farm ponds. Livestock: Establishments that are primarily engaged in the fattening of livestock in a confined area for at least 30 days, either for their purposes or on a fee or contractual basis for the expressed purpose of slaughter, sale or increasing the value of the livestock. Poultry facilities and egg producing facilities shall be included in this definition Sec. 4-1-5. Livestock running at large. It shall be unlawful for the owner or keeper of any hog, cattle, mule, sheep, goat, fowl or any other livestock or nontraditional livestock animal to permit it to run at large in the limits of Athens-Clarke County or to stray from the property of the owner or keeper or to go upon the premises of any other person. (Ord. of 12-1-98, § 1)
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Information Last Updated2010-03-26 13:44:46

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