2016 Utah Code
Title 4 - Utah Agricultural Code
Chapter 25 - Estraying and Trespassing Animals
Section 7 - County legislative body authorized to adopt fence ordinance -- Lawful fence to be specified by ordinance -- Dividing the county into divisions for different fencing regulations.

UT Code § 4-25-7 (2016) What's This?
4-25-7. County legislative body authorized to adopt fence ordinance -- Lawful fence to be specified by ordinance -- Dividing the county into divisions for different fencing regulations.
  • (1) A county legislative body may, by ordinance, declare and enforce a general policy within the county for the fencing of farms, subdivisions, or other private property, to allow domestic animals to graze without trespassing on farms, subdivisions, or other private property.
  • (2) If an ordinance is adopted under Subsection (1), the county legislative body:
    • (a) shall through ordinance declare and specify what constitutes a lawful fence; and
    • (b) may divide the county into divisions and prescribe different fencing regulations for each division.


Amended by Chapter 196, 2009 General Session

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