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Fort Worth Texas Chicken Ordinance

Fort Worth Texas Chicken Ordinance

Are Chickens Allowed in this location Yes
Max Chickens Allowed 12
Roosters Allowed Yes
Permit Required No
Coop Restrictions 50 feet from neighbors
City/Organization Contact name Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas Code Officer: East District Location: 818 Missouri Avenue Supervisor: Mike Camp Phone: 817-995-1297
Additional Information Article II, Sec. 11A-22a. Keeping of rabbits, guinea pigs, pigeons, and fowl. states: twelve (12) fowl on one-half ( 1/2) acre or less and if the fowl is contained within a coop or pen. (a) In this section, \\\"regulated animal\\\" means any rabbit, guinea pig, pigeon and fowl used for food or sport, including but not limited to turkeys, geese, ducks, pea-fowls, chickens, roosters and peacocks. For the purposes of this section fowl shall not include pigeons. [There are also regulations on maintenance and sanitary issues, which are common sense and too numerous to add here]
Link for more Information http://www.fortworthgov.org/
Information Last Updated 2010-03-31 11:31:47

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