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Sachse Texas Chicken Ordinance

Sachse Texas Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowed15 Roosters AllowedYes Permit RequiredYes Coop RestrictionsEach animal needs 3 sq feet of floor space, and must be behind the rear building line. City/Organization Contact name Additional InformationIn general. All owners who keep medium and large livestock within the city must first obtain a permit from the animal warden. The animal warden may make an inspection of the applicant\'s facility to ensure that all sections of this chapter are met before issuing a permit. The animal... read more

Columbia County Georgia Chicken Ordinance

Columbia County Georgia Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowednone Roosters AllowedYes Permit RequiredNo Coop Restrictions City/Organization Contact namePaula in Zoning Dept. 706-868-3400 Additional InformationRaising chickens (not for commercial) in a backyard falls under the nuisance ordinance. As long as you are taking care of them and not bothering the neighbors, it is ok to have them. Of course, homeowners associations may have tighter regulations. If it becomes a problem, animal services takes care of the problem. Link... read more

Fremont California Chicken Ordinance

fremont California Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this location Yes Max Chickens Allowed Depends on Lot Size, 4 for 6000+ sq ft, 6 for 8000+ sq ft, 10 for 10000+ sq ft, 20 for half acre or more Roosters Allowed 1 on half acre or larger Permit Required Yes Coop Restrictions yes City/Organization Contact name   Additional Information   Link for... read more

Center Township (Inside Aliqui Pennsylvania Chicken Ordinance

Center Township (Inside Aliqui Pennsylvania Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationNo Max Chickens Allowed Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop Restrictions0 City/Organization Contact nameJohn Plutko - Zoning - 724-774-0271 Ext. 15 Additional InformationI personally spoke to Mr. Plutko and if you live along the main road in Center Township you are not allowed to have any chickens at all. This is because residential properties along this road are zoned as commercial. In order to be able to have chickens you need at least 5 Acres of land to be... read more

Rockland Massachusetts Chicken Ordinance

Rockland Massachusetts Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowed24 Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredYes Coop RestrictionsHen house shall be no less than 50 feet from any dwelling, no less than 20 feet from any public way and no less than 50 feet from an abutter. Poultry must be kept within the confines of a fence, pen, corral or other type of enclosure approved by the Board of Health. Any such enclosure must be a minimum of 20 feet from a public way, 50 feet from a well, steam or other water supply, 50 feet from a dwelling or... read more

New Castle Indiana Chicken Ordinance

New Castle Indiana Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationNo Max Chickens Allowed Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsN/A; not allowed City/Organization Contact nameDavid Copenhaver, City Attorney 227 N Main Street New Castle, IN 47362 (765)529-2100 attorneys@hcclaw.com [View Map] View Map * Staff Directory In This Department * Board of Works * City Attorney * Emergency Operations Plan * Press Releases Log * Hope Initiative Department Home More Information * Events Calendar ... read more

Farmington New Hampshire Chicken Ordinance

Farmington New Hampshire Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens AllowedNo Maximum Specified Roosters AllowedYes Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsNo Restrictions Specified City/Organization Contact nameTown of Farmington NH Planning and Community Development 356 Main Street Farmington, NH 03835 603-755-2774 Additional InformationZoning Table is located on page 30 of zoning ordinance PDF included Link for more Informationhttp://www.farmington.nh.us/Public_Documents/FarmingtonNH_Ordinances/Zoning_Ordinance_2011.pdf Information... read more

Savannah/Chatham County Georgia Chicken Ordinance

Savannah/Chatham County Georgia Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowed4 Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop Restrictions City/Organization Contact nameSavannah, GA is only one city inside of Chatham County, GA Additional InformationCounty rules are apparently different from city. Link for more Informationhttp://savannahnow.com/news/2011-06-28/paula-deens-chickens-could-be-evicted-county-cracks-down-zoning Information Last Updated2011-06-28 19:33:21 NOTE: This information was submitted by a member of our chicken forum.... read more

San Gabriel California Chicken Ordinance

San Gabriel California Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationNo Max Chickens Allowed Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop Restrictions City/Organization Contact name Additional Information§ 92.02 KEEPING CERTAIN ANIMALS AND FOWL PROHIBITED; EXCEPTIONS.: (A) It shall be unlawful for any person to keep or maintain, or permit to be kept or maintained, in the city horses, mules, donkeys, goats, cows, chickens, roosters, turkeys, pigeons, ducks, geese, rabbits or other such similar animals or fowl within the city. Link for more... read more

Oneida County Wisconsin Chicken Ordinance

Oneida County Wisconsin Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowed8 Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsRequired Coop & Pen City/Organization Contact nameOneida County Planning & Zoning Department Phone: 715-369-6130 Fax: 715-369-6268 Email: zoning@co.oneida.wi.us Additional Information Link for more Informationhttp://www.co.oneida.wi.gov/docview.asp?docid=4232&locid=135 Information Last Updated2011-06-27 11:16:03 NOTE: This information was submitted by a member of our chicken forum. Please make sure to... read more

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