Columbus Georgia Chicken Ordinance

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Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
Max Chickens Allowed32 per acre after 2 acres.
Roosters AllowedNo
Permit RequiredNo
Coop Restrictions5-42(1) Barns or other structures used in connection with agriculture, to include structures for the keeping, confining or sheltering of any poultry as defined in subsection (a)(1) above, shall be located no closer than 100 feet to any lot line. In no instance shall such structures be used for retail sales, except as permitted under the business license section of this Code.
City/Organization Contact nameAnimal Control / Special Enforcement Drale Short (706) 653-4512
Additional InformationSec. 5-42. Keeping of fowl. (a) When permitted. The keeping of fowl shall be allowed as an accessory use on any lot two acres or more in size. The keeping of such domestic fowl shall be in accordance with the following: (1) The number of domestic fowl kept on a given lot shall not exceed the ratio of one bird unit per one acre, with a bird unit identified as follows: 32 chickens equals one bird unit. http://library6.municode.com/default-test/home.htm?infobase=10583&doc_action=whatsnew http://wiki.urbanchickens.net/Columbus,_GA
Link for more Informationhttp://library6.municode.com/default-test/home.htm?infobase=10583&doc_action=whatsnew
Information Last Updated2010-03-21 00:00:00
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