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Darebin city council melbourne australia

darebin city council melbourne australia limit 5 roosters no permit is only required for more than five coop restrictions no more information at http://www.darebin.vic.gov.au/Page/Page.aspx?Page_Id=80 read more

Laws for chicken keeping in Hamilton County and Green Township in the Cincinnati area

Hamilton County and Green Township, Cincinnati, OH Chicken Ordinance   Are Chickens Allowed in this location Yes Max Chickens Allowed 10/household Roosters Allowed No Permit Required No permit, but a "Certification of Compliance with Suburban Agriculture Coop Restrictions Suburban Chicken Enclosure. Any accessory building or enclosure (including fences) shall be located a minimum of twenty (20) feet from all property lines, shall be located within the rear yard, shall provide a minimum of 10 square feet in... read more

East Windsor (CT) ("non-commercial farms")

East Windsor, CT Chicken Ordinance   Are Chickens Allowed in this location Yes Max Chickens Allowed 10/acre Roosters Allowed Only if on plot > 3 acres. Permit Required No Coop Restrictions None City/Organization Contact name   Additional Information   Link for more Information http://www.eastwindsor-ct.gov/Public_Documents/EWindsorCT_Planning/zoning_regs.pdf Information Last Updated 9/18/2014     NOTE: This information was submitted by a member of our... read more

Whitewater, Wisconsin

Whitewater, Wisconsin Chicken Ordinance   Are Chickens Allowed in this location Yes Max Chickens Allowed 6 Roosters Allowed No Permit Required Yes Coop Restrictions 2) Setbacks. Coops or cages housing chickens shall be kept at least twenty-five (25) feet from the door or window of any dwelling or occupied structure other than the owner's dwelling. Coops and cages shall not be located within five (5) feet of a side-yard or rear-yard lot line. Coops and cages shall not be located in the front... read more

Glenpool Oklahoma

Glenpool, Oklahoma Chicken Ordinance   Are Chickens Allowed in this location yes kinda, See below Max Chickens Allowed 5 Roosters Allowed no Permit Required yes $25 Coop Restrictions yes- see below City/Organization Contact name Susan White Additional Information   Link for more Information http://sterlingcodifiers.com/codebook/index.php?book_id=979§ion_id=883850 Information Last Updated 9/9/14   1. Chickens must be "confined in an enclosure". No... read more

Lodi Wisconsin

Chicken Ordinance   Are Chickens Allowed in this location yes Max Chickens Allowed Unclear Roosters Allowed Unclear Permit Required No Coop Restrictions None City/Organization Contact name   Additional Information "But there wasn’t. In fact, before pursuing the chicken rearing path the Ballwegs spoke with their neighbors about it, one of which is city of Lodi Mayor Paul Fisk. Fisk informed them there are no city of Lodi ordinances banning chickens." Link for more... read more

City of Plymouth, Wisconsin

Chicken Ordinance   Are Chickens Allowed in this location yes Max Chickens Allowed 5 Roosters Allowed no Permit Required yes Coop Restrictions Clean, dry, not in front yard, not within 40 feet of adjacent structure, predator proof City/Organization Contact name   Additional Information Adopted June 26, 2012 Link for more Information Section 13-1-144 http://www.ciplywi.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/13-Zoning-1-10-14.pdf Information Last Updated Sept... read more

Town of Southport, NY

Chicken Ordinance   Are Chickens Allowed in this location Depends on acreage of property. You must have 10 acres of land to have any livestock, including chickens and poultry, even when in an agriculturally zoned area. Max Chickens Allowed   Roosters Allowed   Permit Required   Coop Restrictions   City/Organization Contact name   Additional Information   Link for more Information   Information Last Updated       NOTE: This information was submitted by... read more

Cooper City, Florida Chicken Ordinance

Cooper City, FL Chicken Ordinance   Are Chickens Allowed in this location  There’s no city code for having chickens, they are allowed. Max Chickens Allowed  No city code on amount of chickens. Roosters Allowed There’s no city code for having roasters, they are allowed. Permit Required There’s no permit required for the city of Cooper City. Coop Restrictions For a Chicken Coop please contact the City of Cooper City Building Department  for permit requirements,  structural, zoning, and size... read more

Streamwood, Illinois Chicken Ordinance

Streamwood, IL Chicken Ordinance   Are Chickens Allowed in this location No Max Chickens Allowed 0 Roosters Allowed 0 Permit Required   Coop Restrictions   City/Organization Contact name Village of Streamwood Additional Information Poultry is not allowed within residential zoning Link for more Information   Information Last Updated       NOTE: This information was submitted by a member of our chicken forum. Please make sure to double check that this... read more

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