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1065 law / ordinance submissions by the BackYard Chickens community.

Yuba City Chicken Ordinance

Yuba City, California Chicken Ordinance   Are Chickens Allowed in this location yes Max Chickens Allowed 12 over 6 months, unlimited under 6 months of age Roosters Allowed Not over 6 months Permit Required none Coop Restrictions none City/Organization Contact name City of Yuba City Additional Information The listed quantity applies to lots smaller than 1/2... read more

Plant City chicken Ordinance

Chicken Ordinance   Are Chickens Allowed in this location yes Max Chickens Allowed Any Roosters Allowed no Permit Required no Coop Restrictions no City/Organization Contact name   Additional Information   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 information is accurate before you proceed with raising chickens. You can... read more

North Palm Beach Florida Ordinance

Chicken Ordinance   Are Chickens Allowed in this location: No, some exceptions   Max Chickens Allowed N/A   Roosters Allowed: No, exceptions   Permit Required   Coop Restrictions   City/Organization Contact name: Village manager, by written application   Additional Information:   Sec. 4-6. - Keeping certain animals prohibited;... read more

Blanchard Oklahoma chicken Ordinance

Chicken Ordinance   Are Chickens Allowed in this location yes, except in areas zoned R-E Max Chickens Allowed not regulated Roosters Allowed yes Permit Required no Coop Restrictions no City/Organization Contact name   Additional Information   Link for more Information   Information Last... read more

blount-county-poultry-laws

Blount County Alabama Chicken Ordinance   Are Chickens Allowed in this location yes Max Chickens Allowed no max Roosters Allowed yes Permit Required no Coop Restrictions none City/Organization Contact name Guy Hall (800) 392-5705 Additional Information no resrictions Link for more Information none Information... read more

Lincoln Illinois Chicken Ordinance

Lincoln Illinois Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationNo Max Chickens Allowed Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop Restrictions City/Organization Contact name Additional Informationthe only thing I could find is this -- Title 11, Chapter 4, Section 2 which states: Nurseries, truck gardening and the raising of farm crops, but not the raising of poultry, commercial pet or livestock raising, and provided further that no building shall be erected or maintained on the property which is used for the sole purpose of selling the products grown or... read more

Athens Illinois Chicken Ordinance

Athens Illinois Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationNo Max Chickens Allowed Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop Restrictions City/Organization Contact name Additional Informationpage where all codes are linked (like the front page) - http://www.athens-il.com/index.php?ID=city_ordinances with this page being the actual page where the info is - http://www.athens-il.com/city/city_ordinance/ordinance_02_88.pdf Link for more Informationhttp://www.athens-il.com/city/city_ordinance/ordinance_02_88.pdf Information Last Updated2012-01-07... read more

Quincy Illinois Chicken Ordinance

Quincy Illinois Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens AllowedNO Roosters AllowedYes Permit RequiredNo Coop Restrictionsnone City/Organization Contact name Additional InformationAnimals - Chapter 22, Article IV has the chicken restrictions Link for more Informationhttp://www.ci.quincy.il.us/cityclerk/Codebook/codebook.pdf Information Last Updated2012-01-07 09:34:58 NOTE: This information was submitted by a member of our chicken forum. Please make sure to double check that this information is accurate before you proceed with... read more

Fort Lauderdale Florida Chicken Ordinance

Fort Lauderdale Florida Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationNo Max Chickens Allowed Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop Restrictions City/Organization Contact name Additional InformationIt shall be unlawful for any person to own, keep, maintain or permit to be kept or maintained or permit on the premises any animal in any residential district of the city; provided, however, that this prohibition shall not apply to animals capable of being kept as pets within a home such as those species of animals that generally are kept as pets and live in or... read more

Peoria Illinois Chicken Ordinance

Peoria Illinois Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationNo Max Chickens Allowed Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop Restrictions City/Organization Contact name Additional InformationCity Code Section 4-4: \"Except as provided in the zoning ordinance, set out in Appendix B of this Code and section 4-5, all farm animals, including, but not limited to, members of the swine, ovine, bovine, caprine or equine families, poultry and rabbits, shall be prohibited.\" Link for more... read more

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