Livestock

It is unlawful for any person to own keep, or harbor any livestock or fowl within the city limits, if property is not defined as a farm or ranch pursuant to city zoning and ordinances. If property is so zoned, livestock or fowl housing must be a minimum of 300 feet from any adjoining tract of land or property line. Livestock pens, stables, corrals, or enclosures, and fences shall be capable of preventing the entry of the general public, and capable of preventing the escape of the livestock or fowl, or allowing the livestock or fowl to run at large.

The following per acre limits apply to the keeping of livestock or fowl in any combination of species:
  • One adult horse, mule, donkey, or other animal of like kind or cow per acre
  • Three adult goats, sheep, llamas, alpacas, ostriches, or emus per acre
  • Ten adult rabbits, chickens, turkeys, pheasants, quail, geese, or ducks per acre