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El Paso Texas Chicken Ordinance

El Paso Texas Chicken Ordinance
 
Are Chickens Allowed in this location Yes
Max Chickens Allowed 6 with an annual permit ($35)
Roosters Allowed 3
Permit Required Yes
Coop Restrictions Fowl and rabbits subject to permitting shall be kept in a secure pen or enclosure that is at least thirty feet from any private residence (except that of the owner or person keeping such fowl or rabbits) or any hotel, apartment house, tenement house, hospital, church or school; provided, the pen or enclosure may be within twenty feet of such buildings if separated therefrom by a public alley and by a solid fence or wall at least six feet high between the pen or enclosure and the alley. In conjunction with issuance of a permit, the veterinary officer may waive the requirements as to distance from dwellings or other buildings if public health is not endangered nor a nuisance is created.
City/Organization Contact name

CITY OF EL PASO DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES ANIMAL SERVICES

5001 Fred Wilson Dr. El Paso, Texas 79906

(915) 842-1000, Fax (915) 842-1008

Additional Information Title 7 Chapter 7.08.010 Discusses nuisances Chapter 7.24.020 B - Discusses permits Chapter 7.24.030 B - Discusses enclosures
Link for more Information

http://library.municode.com/index.aspx?clientId=16180&stateId=43&stateName=Texas

 

APPLICATION: PERMIT to KEEP FOWL

http://home.elpasotexas.gov/environmental-services/animal-services/documents/Permit%20Fowl%20Rabbit%20Livestock.pdf

Information Last Updated 2014-04-12

 

 

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