Animal Nuisance Rules for Premises in the City of Ashburn in Turner County, Georgia

December 1, 2022

The City of Ashburn in Turner County, Georgia rules regarding the owners of dogs and all animals under their control:

Ashburn, Georgia – Code of Ordinances, CHARTER, ARTICLE I. – INCORPORATION AND POWERS
Section 14-64. – Prohibited conditions.

    1. No person shall allow any animal over which they have custody or control to remain on this property or premises if the same shall constitute a nuisance as defined in this division.

    2. In city zoning districts, except SA, suburban agriculture, it shall be unlawful for any person to keep or maintain any pen or enclosure for any animal within 25 feet of any property line. This paragraph is intended to apply to kennels, pens, and other enclosures. Fenced or walled yards are not required to have such fence or wall setback 25 feet from property. Perimeter fence is not affected by the 25-foot minimum setback.

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Pet owners of dogs that have gotten loose or have attacked other people need to be aware that they must respond promptly to any notice of their dog being classified as dangerous. Contact McGahren Law for a free consultation if you have been injured by any dog bite or other pet incident and to know your legal rights.

DISCLAIMER: The information herein is for educational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. For any legal matters, we urge you to take the advice of an attorney familiar with your case.