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Kansas City-Wyandotte County Kansas Chicken Ordinance

Kansas City-Wyandotte County Kansas Chicken Ordinance

Are Chickens Allowed in this location Yes
Max Chickens Allowed Maximum allowed will be determined by Animal Control according to your address
Roosters Allowed Yes
Permit Required Yes
Coop Restrictions Unlawful for any person to keep or maintain any chicken coop closer than 100 feet to the nearest portion of any building occupied by or in anywise used by human beings, or closer than 25 feet to the property line of the lot.
City/Organization Contact name Unified Government of Wyandotte County in Kansas City, KS 913-573-5311 Animal Control 913-321-1445
Additional Information Chapter 7, Article 5, Section 7-170 states you need a permit to keep fowl if you are not zoned an agricultural area. Chapter 7, Article 5, Section 7-175 states cannot keep chickens closer than 100 feet to the nearest portion of any building occupied by or in anywise used by human beings. There is no set number of roosters and chickens you can keep as this will be determined by your address. Unified Government of Wyandotte County in Kansas City, KS will help you understand the ordinances for this county in regards to keeping livestock but they will direct you to Animal Control who can tell by your address if you are zoned an agricultural area. If you are not zoned as an agricultural area, you will then need a permit and Animal Control will let you how many chickens and roosters you can have. If you are zoned an agricultural area you do not need a permit but Animal Control will still let you know how many chickens and roosters you can keep as the number of roosters and chickens you can keep are determined by the address.
Link for more Information http://library6.municode.com/default-now/home.htm?infobase=13488&doc_action=whatsnew
Information Last Updated 2010-04-26 15:07:58

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