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Bartow County Georgia Chicken Ordinance

By LarryPQ, Jan 11, 2012 | |
  1. LarryPQ
    Bartow County Georgia Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens AllowedZONING RESTRICTIONS APPLY
    Roosters AllowedYes
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop RestrictionsProximity, zoining, sanitation, and noise ordinances apply.
    City/Organization Contact nameBartow County Zoning Office htmlhttp://www.bartowga.org/zoning/ordinances/Bartow%20Co%20Zoning%20Amended%20Zoning%20Ordinance%208-6-03.pdf http://www.bartowga.org/zoning/links.html Ray Sullivan, Director 135 West Cherokee Avenue,Ste 135 Tel: 770.387.5007 Cartersville, Georgia 30120 Fax: 770.606.2243
    Additional InformationZoning Ordinance of Bartow County 3.2.2 - Define Agriculture Zone 4.8.1.9 - Allowed zones 5.17.3 - Special Agriculture Provision 7.1.1 - All building/property ordinances, definitions, and limitations Within an A-1 agriculture district the following uses shall be permitted: 7.1.1 Within the A-1 agriculture district no building structure, land, or water shall be used except with one or more of the following uses: .1 On tracts of land at least five acres in size all agricultural and horticulture uses shall be permitted provided that any chicken house (as distinct from a chicken coup, discussed below), meat processing facility, swine enclosure, dairy barn, or stable shall be located not less than 100 feet from the adjoining property line and not less than 500 feet from the closest point to any dwelling structure located on adjoining property. Any livestock shall not roam free and shall be kept in a fenced area. .2 On tracts of land at least two acres in size, limited agricultural and horticulture uses shall be permitted. A single chicken coup, or other enclosure, containing no more than a total of twenty chickens, hens, roosters, ducks, geese, or similar fowl may be located at least 100 feet from any property line. In addition, a single enclosure for any type of livestock, containing no more than eight (8) animals total, may be located at least 100 feet from any property line. Any livestock shall not roam free and shall be kept in a fenced area. Horticulture uses shall only take place in the rear yard and shall not be located closer to 10 feet from any adjacent property line. .3 On tracts of land under two acres in size, no livestock shall be permitted.
    Link for more Informationhttp://www.bartowga.org/zoning/index
    Information Last Updated2010-03-30 12:06:36

    NOTE: This information was submitted by a member of our chicken forum. Please make sure to double check that this information is accurate before you proceed with raising chickens. You can read more info about checking local laws here..

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