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Is there an existing thread for ordinances/bylaws regarding poultry?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by SewingDiva, Sep 2, 2007.

  1. SewingDiva

    SewingDiva Chillin' With My Peeps

    I just finished research for my town, and thought I'd summarize my findings and post the links for others. Also - I'm a paralegal by trade with have lots of experience doing this type of research, and so I'd like to share tips on how to find this information (it can be daunting.)

    If there is an existing Poultry Ordinances/Bylaws thread I thought I'd post there instead of starting a new one.

    thanks much!

  2. Davaroo

    Davaroo Poultry Crank

    Feb 4, 2007
    Leesville, SC
  3. GoodEgg

    GoodEgg Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 12, 2007
    NW Florida
    I like the City Chicken's tractor ideas too!

    I've seen posts here where people are trying to find out if they are allowed chickens, and what the restrictions are. It seems people can run into confusion about what's allowed. (I think I'm ok with my chickens ... I'm in the country a bit and my neighbors have horses but ... )

    Anyway, if you have tips for finding the information, I think it would be great to post them! I'm sure it would be useful info.

  4. Davaroo

    Davaroo Poultry Crank

    Feb 4, 2007
    Leesville, SC
    It's pretty easy. Just call your local governing office and ask.

    If you live in the city, it is likely administered by the Municipal Code, which can be found at your city's Office of Codes and Records - or whatever they call
    it where you live.
    If you live in the county, then the same things apply there - call the county offices.

    You can also look them up on MuniCode.com. Or just do a google search for your city/county and the word "ordinances."

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