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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

Pittsfield Massachusetts Chicken Ordinance

Pittsfield Massachusetts Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this location no not legaly Max Chickens Allowed 5 Roosters Allowed No Permit Required Yes through appeals board and Community Development Coop Restrictions   City/Organization Contact name   Additional Information Just lost my apeal. Board not friendly to chickens.   Must go to zoning apeals through the... read more

Battle Mountain Nevada Chicken Ordinance

Battle Mountain Nevada Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowed Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsMust be contained City/Organization Contact nameLander County Animal Control Additional Information Link for more Information Information Last Updated2011-11-03 15:57:22 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 info about checking local laws here.. read more

iselin New Jersey Chicken Ordinance

iselin New Jersey Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationNo Max Chickens Allowed Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop Restrictions City/Organization Contact nameiselin 732 801 5312 anthony.paulson@gmail.com Additional Information Link for more Information Information Last Updated2011-11-02 18:41:47 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 info about checking local laws here.. read more

Redmond Oregon Chicken Ordinance

Redmond Oregon Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens AllowedOne per 500 square feet of property Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsLocated on rear half of property not closer than 50 feet from any residence off of the subject property City/Organization Contact name Additional InformationSection 8.0365 amended by Ord. #2010-10 passed October 26, 2010 Link for more Informationhttp://doc.ci.redmond.or.us/Community_Development/Development_Code/Development_Code.pdf Page #104 Information Last Updated2011-11-02... read more

elizabath New Jersey Chicken Ordinance

elizabath New Jersey Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationNo Max Chickens Allowed Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop Restrictions City/Organization Contact name Additional Information Link for more Information Information Last Updated2011-11-02 13:14:39 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 info about checking local laws here.. read more

Worth Illinois Chicken Ordinance

Worth Illinois Chicken Ordinance     Max Chickens Allowed 2 Roosters Allowed No Permit Required No Coop Restrictions UNKNOWN City/Organization Contact name CITY HALL THEY HAVE NOTHING IN WRITING Additional Information   Link for more Information http://www.villageofworth.com/ Information Last Updated 2010-03-25... read more

Ipswich Massachusetts Chicken Ordinance

Ipswich Massachusetts Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowed Roosters AllowedYes Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsYes City/Organization Contact nameCode Enforcement James A. Sperber, Director Email: jims@ipswich-ma.gov Telephone: 978-356-6605 Fax: 978-356-6680 Additional InformationThe determination of whether livestock requires a permit is done through the Zoning Officer. If you need a special permit you would need to appeal to the Zoning Board of appeals. The keeping, raising, and breeding of farm animals such as... read more

Alameda County (unincorporated California Chicken Ordinance

Alameda County (unincorporated California Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Alloweddepends on number of chickens Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsUnknown City/Organization Contact nameField Services Section 4595 Gleason Drive Dublin CA 94568 (925) 803-7040 Additional InformationThis information is good for all of Alameda County\'s unincorporated areas (includes Ashland, Castro Valley, Cherryland, Fairview, Sunol, San Lorenzo) OVERVIEW: 3 or less chickens (exempted under Poultry Husbandry) are fine;... read more

Hayward California Chicken Ordinance

Hayward California Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this location Yes with an administrative use permit Max Chickens Allowed Dependent on available open area and lot size Roosters Allowed No Permit Required Yes Coop Restrictions See ordinance Chapter 10, Article 1, Section 2735 (f), paragraphs 4-7 City/Organization Contact name Hayward Planning Department 510... read more

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