BARC Animal Shelter and Adoptions

Chapter 6 of the Code of Ordinances

City of Houston Animal Laws /
Municipal Code Overview

Chapter 6 (Animals and Fowl), of The City of Houston Municipal Code is a set of ordinances that specifically outline the laws of animal ownership in the City of Houston. The chapter is broken into seven (7) articles, each containing separate divisions that address owner responsibility, requirements, and provides definitions thereof. To read the Municipal Code in it’s entirety, please visit the City of Houston Municipal Code Library online at www.municode.com. Click on the “read more” links under each section to access specific information on www.municode.com.

City of Houston, TX CODE OF ORDINANCES

  • Read the full text of Chapter 6 via www.municode.com (link opens in a new tab)