Can i have backyard chickens in Starr SC?

Discussion in 'Local Chicken Laws & Ordinances (and how to change' started by amart12, Jan 15, 2015.

  1. amart12

    amart12 New Egg

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    I was wondering if I could have a few backyard chickens in Starr SC? I live in a small neighborhood, but I do not pay any HOA fees. I've tried looking up rules for this but don't quite understand and not sure where to look. If anyone has any info or could help me it would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.
     
  2. carlsaSC

    carlsaSC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It looks like your governmental authority is Anderson County. They may have minimum lot size requirements for 'livestock.' Otherwise, your neighborhood may have covenants. Your deed may refer to those.

    In the middle of the State, Columbia allows a limited number of hens, but no roosters. The Town of Irmo (suburb) does not allow chickens at all. Unincorporated county areas tend to fall more under the jurisdiction of subdivision covenants rather than restrictions from the County itself.
     
  3. carlsaSC

    carlsaSC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry, forgot to suggest that you check with the South Carolina thread on this website. You may find other chicken keepers in Starr.
     
  4. amart12

    amart12 New Egg

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    Ok I will check there also. And check my deed this afternoon when I get home ( guess I should've checked there first lol). Thanks for the help again!
     

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