Edinburg Texas Chicken Ordinance

By LarryPQ · Jan 11, 2012 ·
  1. LarryPQ
    Edinburg Texas Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens AllowedNot stated
    Roosters AllowedYes
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop RestrictionsYes- proximity and sanitation restrictions apply.
    City/Organization Contact name
    Additional Information§ 91.04 SANITATION OF LIVESTOCK AND FOWL ENCLOSURES. Any livestock or domestic fowl permitted to be kept by the terms of this chapter shall be kept in a suitable pen or enclosure which shall be maintained and kept in such manner as not to become unsanitary, offensive or disagreeable to persons residing in the vicinity thereof, nor shall they be so maintained or kept as to breed flies, or in any manner cause any injury to the health of the public or any person residing in the vicinity of the pen or enclosure. (`82 Code, § 5-4) (Ord. 91, passed 5-19-48; Am. Ord. 103, passed 10-4-49) Penalty, see § 91.99 § 91.05 PROXIMITY OF LIVESTOCK AND FOWL ENCLOSURES TO OCCUPIED BUILDINGS. It shall be unlawful for any person to raise, keep, pen, harbor, stake, picket, pasture or graze any livestock or domestic fowl, or the young of any livestock or domestic fowl, upon any premises within 300 feet from any residential building, or of any hotel, church, school or store, or any other building frequented or habitated by human beings within the city. This section shall not apply to any person operating a commercial hatchery. (`82 Code, § 5-5) (Ord. 36, passed 8-30-35; Am. Ord. 91, passed 5-19-48; Am. Ord. 103, passed 10-4-49) Penalty, see § 91.99
    Link for more Informationhttp://www.amlegal.com/library/tx/edinburg.shtml
    Information Last Updated2010-03-31 11:35:08

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