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Rock Hill South Carolina Chicken Ordinance

By breugel, Jan 11, 2012 | |
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    Rock Hill South Carolina Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens Allowed
    Roosters AllowedYes
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop Restrictions30 feet from dwelling
    City/Organization Contact name
    Additional InformationARTICLE I. IN GENERAL Sec. 6-3. Animals and fowl running at large. It shall be unlawful for any person to permit any animal or fowl other than cats to run at large upon the streets or on the property of another within the city. (Code 1981, § 6-4) Cross references: Streets, sidewalks and other public places, ch. 26. Sec. 6-4. Keeping fowl near dwelling house. It shall be unlawful for any person to construct and maintain any poultry yard or poultry house where poultry is kept or maintained within a distance of 30 feet from any dwelling house in the city. (Code 1981, § 6-5) Sec. 6-5. Keeping fowl where food exposed for sale. No person shall keep any live chickens, geese, ducks, turkeys or like fowl inside any building where food is exposed for sale. Such live fowl may be kept in a coop or pen located outside such building. (Code 1981, § 6-6) Sec. 6-6. Killing or dressing fowl where food exposed for sale. It shall be unlawful for any person to kill or dress any chicken, fowl, turkey, goose, duck or other like fowl within the area of any building where food is exposed for sale to the public. (Code 1981, § 6-7) Sec. 6-7. Animal fighting. It shall be unlawful for any person to cause any animal or fowl or to allow any animal or fowl owned by him to fight within the city. It shall be unlawful for any person to aid or abet any such fight by his presence or otherwise. (Code 1981, § 6-8) Sec. 6-8. City designated bird sanctuary. The territory embraced within the city is hereby constituted a bird sanctuary, and it shall be unlawful for any person to kill, injure, harm or molest any bird or to destroy, injure, rob or molest the eggs or nests or breeding places of any birds within such area. This section shall not apply to destructive birds as defined in S.C. Code 1976, § 50-1-30, with the exception of the eagle, to which this section shall apply; nor shall this section apply to the starling or the pigeon. (Code 1981, § 6-9) Secs. 6-9--6-30. Reserved.
    Link for more Informationhttp://www.municode.com/Resources/gateway.asp?pid=10044&sid=40
    Information Last Updated2010-06-10 09:32:44

    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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