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Pet Limit


Municode -Sec 5-107 - Animal limits; excess animal permit.

  • A maximum number of eight (8) cats or five (5) dogs, or a total of eight (8) is permitted at a residence.
  • The total number of domestic fowl and livestock allowed at a residence is five (5) which may include: Up to 3 domestic fowl, and Up to 2 animals from the following classes of livestock: Equines, Bovines, Sheep, Goats, Llamas.
  • A maximum number of eight (8) domestic fowl is allowed at a residence of which only one (1) may be a rooster.

In order to have more animals than this chapter allows at a residence, an owner must apply for an excess animal permit which shall be valid for one (1) year.

San Antonio's Animal Laws -Quick Reference Guide

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