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Baytown Texas Chicken Ordinance

By Elite Silkies, Jan 11, 2012 | |
  1. Elite Silkies
    Baytown Texas Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens AllowedUnknown
    Roosters AllowedYes
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop RestrictionsUnknown
    City/Organization Contact name
    Additional Information- Certain animals restricted. (a) Offense. Under this chapter, it shall be unlawful for any person to intentionally or knowingly keep or maintain the following within the city limits: (1) One or more hogs, swine or pigs; (2) Livestock, rabbits or fowl within 100 feet of a private residence the person has no right to occupy; (3) Livestock or fowl within 300 feet of a church, school, hospital or public place where food is sold or consumed; (4) Any animal within a public place where food is sold or consumed, except assistance dogs which are permitted in such places under state law; (5) Any wild animal; or (6) Bees or beehives within 300 feet of a private residence the person has no right to occupy, a church, school, a day care, a nursing home, a hospital, a park or a public place. Running at large. (a) It shall be unlawful for any person to allow or permit an animal owned or possessed by him, other than a cat, to run at large. Unreasonable noise. (a) Under this chapter it shall be unlawful for any person to intentionally or knowingly own or possess an animal that causes unreasonable noise in a public place or in or near a private residence the person has no right to occupy. (b) In any prosecution authorized by this section, where proof is presented that the person was warned concerning the noise more than 24 hours preceding the offense by an animal control officer or police department, such person shall be presumed to have intentionally and knowingly committed the offense.
    Link for more Informationhttp://library.municode.com/index.aspx?clientId=10022&stateId=43&stateName=Texas
    Information Last Updated2010-03-31 19:36:48

    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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