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Cedar Hill Texas Chicken Ordinance

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

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens Allowed25 per acre for Educational Purposes only;
    Roosters AllowedNo
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop RestrictionsUnknown
    City/Organization Contact name
    Additional InformationSec. 3-47. Certain farm animals may be kept for educational purposes. Certain farm animals including rabbits, poultry, sheep, swine, goats, horses and cattle may be housed, pastured and fed within the city limits and the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the city for certain educational purposes. (Code 1976, § 3-41; Ord. No. 80-555, § 1, 3-25-80) Sec. 3-48. Eligibility to keep certain animals. In order to keep any of the farm animals listed in section 3-47 of this article for educational purposes, the person responsible for the care and feeding of the animal or animals shall be enrolled as a student in a vocational agriculture course sanctioned by the state education agency, and such animals must be maintained by the student as a vocational agriculture project the maintenance of which will affect that student\'s grade. (Code 1976, § 3-42; Ord. No. 80-555, § 2, 3-25-80) Sec. 3-49. Number of animals that may be kept. The number of animals that may be kept for educational purposes shall be limited as follows: (1) It shall be unlawful to maintain for educational purposes a total of more than four (4) adult swine and their immediate offspring, such offspring to be younger than adult age, within the city or its extraterritorial jurisdiction. (2) It shall be unlawful to maintain for educational purposes a total of more than four (4) adult sheep and their immediate offspring per acre or fraction thereof within the city or its extraterritorial jurisdiction. (3) It shall be unlawful to maintain for educational purposes a total of more than twenty-five (25) adult rabbits or poultry per acre or fraction thereof within the city or its extraterritorial jurisdiction.
    Link for more Informationhttp://library7.municode.com/default-test/home.htm?infobase=11825&doc_action=whatsnew
    Information Last Updated2010-04-01 00:56:56

    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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