How many animals are you allowed to have in a residential area?

02/01/2007 - Animals - State: MS #873

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How many animals are you allowed to have in a residential area?

Answer:

The answer depends on where you live and what regulations, or covenants apply. The laws governing this issue may include a City Ordinance, if you live in a City, a County Law, usually enacted by the Board of Supervisors in your County in Mississippi, or restrictive covenants if you live in a subdivision with restrictive covenants, or deed restrictions contained in your deed. There could be other State laws that apply but these are the most common.

The type of animals addressed by these laws varies. Some only address dogs and some address wild animals. Others address domestic animals. Some may not address the issue of the number of animals allowed at all. In other words, there may be no limit. You should check these sources that apply to you in your area to obtain the answer.



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02/01/2007 - Category: Animals - State: MS #873

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