Columbia South Carolina Chicken Ordinance

Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
Max Chickens Allowed4
Roosters AllowedNo
Permit RequiredYes
Coop RestrictionsNew ordinance will have coop restrictions (below)
City/Organization Contact nameCity of Columbia, South Carolina; Animal Services (803)776-7387
Additional Information
Update: Ordinances/Ordinance_2009_106_Amending_Raising_Of_Livestock_and_Fowl.pdf

NOV, 2009 PENDING LEGISLATION:Ordinance #2009-106 section 4-35 states: No more than 4 hens per single residence; No rooster allowed; Must be confined to a coop not less than 18 inches in height and with a minimum floor space of 2 square feet per hen over 4 months of age, conected to a run of not less than 9 square feet for 1 bird, 12 square feet for 2 birds, 16 square feet for 3 birds, or 20 square feet for 4 birds over 4 months of age.
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Information Last Updated
2010-03-20 00:00:00 2012-07-09 00:00:00

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