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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
PROPOSED FENCING LAW ORDINANCE
FOR LEE COUNTY, VIRGINIA

The Lee County Board of Supervisors will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in the General District Courtroom of the Lee County Courthouse in Jonesville, Virginia.  The purpose of the Public Hearing is to receive public comment on the proposed fencing law for Lee County, Virginia.  If adopted, the boundary line of each lot or tract of land within the County of Lee would be declared to be a lawful fence as to any and all domesticated livestock referred to in Code of Virginia, Section 55-306.  Further it shall be unlawful for the owner or manager of any animal or type of animal described in Section 55-306 to permit such animal to run at large beyond the limits of his lands within the County of Lee, Virginia.  A copy of the complete proposed ordinance is available at the Lee County Administrator’s Office, Room 111, Lee County Courthouse, Jonesville, VA.  For further information regarding the proposed ordinance, contact Dane Poe, County Administrator, at (276) 346-7714.
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PROPOSED FENCE ORDINANCE
Lee County, Virginia

Pursuant to the Code of Virginia, Section 55-310, the boundary line of each lot or tract of land within the County, Virginia is hereby declared to be a lawful fence as to any and all domesticated livestock referred to in Code of Virginia, Section 55-306. 

It shall be unlawful for any person to knowingly allow or permit any livestock or poultry or other fowl of any description owned by him or under his control to repeatedly stray into any public highway or public property or private premises of another, and all livestock or poultry or fowl shall be sufficiently confined or fenced by the owner or person exercising control over the same so as to prevent the same from trespassing or straying.

 

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