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South Bend Indiana Chicken Ordinance

South Bend Indiana Chicken Ordinance

Are Chickens Allowed in this location YES!! Ordinance passed 1/14/13
Max Chickens Allowed 6
Roosters Allowed No
Permit Required Yes $20
Coop Restrictions Coop must be 15 feet from all property lines; made of standard building materials, predator-proof. Minimum size prescribed depending on # of birds. Maximum coop size 10x12(?) so as not to need building permit. Daily cleaning required. Also no commercial operations (selling eggs), no butchering on property. Amendment requiring permission from neighbors was considered but failed.
City/Organization Contact name City of South Bend 1200 County-City Building 227 W. Jefferson Blvd South Bend, Indiana 46601 574.235.9216
Additional Information References Chapter 5 Article III Sec 5-15
Link for more Information http://library4.municode.com/default-test/home.htm?infobase=13974&doc_action=whatsnew
Information Last Updated 2010-03-19 00:00:00

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