(O) Excessive animals means an
accumulation of animals which, by virtue of the
owner’s lot size, the number, types and sizes of animals of
animals being kept,
the owner’s ability to provide care, the distance from
and other factors of care, results in an animal nuisance or
health of any person or animal.
A person commits an offense if the person possesses,
harbors, or keeps any number
of animals in excess of the number prescribed by the
Supervisor of Animal Services.
(B) In making
a determination of excessive animals, the Supervisor of
Services shall consider the following factors:
(1) The size
of the property at which the animals are being kept which
may include, but is not limited to, the size of any
dwelling in which
the animals are being kept.
(2) The number
of animals present.
(3) The size
of each animal.
apparent physical health of each animal.
(5) The type
of each animal.
owner’s apparent ability to provide care for each animal.
distance of the owner’s property from neighboring
history and validity of animal nuisance complaints from
total of 7 animals of which no more than 4 dogs are permitted or 4 cats in the
aggregate, 3 months of age or older.
No residence within the city shall house more than four dogs and four cats over the
age of three months.
3 pet limit
Kim Parker Murphy Animal Control 972-468-4235
Confirmed no pet limit established. As long as no nuisance is created.
10 pets in a single family and up to 5 in a multi-family. If duplex with a shared wall,
you need a multi-pet permit & all need to be vaccinated and licensed indoor cats.
Except as provided by this section, no single-family, residentially zoned property within
the City shall harbor more than ten (10) adult animals, no more than four (4) of which
may be intact. No duplex or multi-family residentially zoned property shall harbor more
than five (5) adult animals, no more than one (1) of which may be intact. No residence
within the City shall harbor more than one (1) litter, clutch, or other group of offspring,
whether whole or in part, at any time.
Our 1988 Animal Control Ordinance and the 2005 Zoning Code do not have a
pet limit established. As long as no nuisance is created, there should not be an issue.
David B. Ledwitz
Code Enforcement Officer #2280
Do not have a pet limit established. As long as no nuisance is created, there
should not be an issue.
We do have a limit of 5 pets per household in Sachse. All those pets have
to be registered with the city.