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Lithonia Georgia Chicken Ordinance

Lithonia Georgia 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 Updated2011-04-26 11:13:36 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

Santa Clarita California Chicken Ordinance

Santa Clarita California Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Alloweddepends on lot size Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop Restrictions City/Organization Contact name Additional InformationA. Purpose. The following regulations are established for the keeping of small animals such as sheep, goats, dogs, rabbits, birds and similar animals weighing less than three hundred (300) pounds pursuant to Section 17.13.020 of this code. B. The keeping of small animals is permitted as follows: Minimum Square Footage Other... read more

Ponca City Oklahoma Chicken Ordinance

Ponca City Oklahoma Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens AllowedNo Limit Roosters AllowedYes Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsNot allowed within 100 feet of any dwelling other than that occupied by owner of premises of which animals are kept. (See details) City/Organization Contact namePonca City Animal control 580-767-0401 Additional InformationOrdiance 7-3-10 Keeping Animals, Regulations A. Location Restrictions: 1. Dogs, Rabbits, Miniature Horses, Miniature Donkeys, Pedigreed Pigeons: No dog pen, rabbit hutch (housing not... read more

Bristol/Town Vermont Chicken Ordinance

Bristol/Town Vermont Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens AllowedNo Restriction Roosters AllowedYes Permit RequiredNo Coop Restrictions25ft from property boundaries, 80 feet from the road City/Organization Contact nameBristol Zoning Committee Bob Stetson, 4532487 Additional Information Link for more Informationnone Information Last Updated2011-04-20 20:50:59 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... read more

Mountain Home Idaho Chicken Ordinance

Mountain Home Idaho Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowed3 Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop Restrictions City/Organization Contact nameCode Enforcement City of Mountain Home Monday - Friday 9am-5pm 160 South 3rd East PO Box 10 Mountain Home, ID 83647 Phone: 208-580-2091 Fax: 208-587-2110 Additional InformationThis law does not apply if you live out on county land. It is only enforceable within city limits. 6-6-17: PROHIBITED ANIMALS, LIVESTOCK, POULTRY, WILD AND EXOTIC ANIMALS: A. Poultry And... read more

Goldendale Washington Chicken Ordinance

Goldendale Washington Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowedno one really knows Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredYes Coop Restrictionsanother unknown City/Organization Contact nameCity of Goldendale Mayor Arletta Parton 509-773-3771 Additional Information6.08.040 Poultry--Permit required. From and after the taking effect of the ordinance codified in this chapter it is unlawful for any person, to keep any chicken, duck, turkey, or other fowl or poultry enclosed in a pen, coop or building which is less than twenty-five feet... read more

Buffalo Wyoming Chicken Ordinance

Buffalo Wyoming Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowed Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop Restrictions City/Organization Contact nameCity of Buffalo 46 North Main, Buffalo WY 82834 - Ph. 307-684-5566 - Fx. 307-684-5726 Additional InformationChapter 4 references Fowl at the heading but never states that chickens are outlawed. It does however state that pigs aren\'t allowed. Link for more Informationhttp://www.buffaloz.com/codeindex.shtml Information Last Updated2011-04-11 22:38:49 NOTE: This information was... read more

Owego New York Chicken Ordinance

Owego New York Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowed Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop Restrictions City/Organization Contact name Additional InformationBoth the village and town are zoned Agricultural; you can keep whatever you want. Link for more Informationhttp://www.townofowego.com/pdf/ZONING8-29-06.pdf Information Last Updated2011-04-09 07:57:21 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

Providence Rhode Island Chicken Ordinance

Providence Rhode Island Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowed6 Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop Restrictions1 hen per 800 square feet of space. City/Organization Contact nameProvidence, P.E.C.K. http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=20411407921 Additional Information Chicken Ordinance- Providence AMENDING OF CHAPTER 4 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES ENTITLED “ANIMALS AND FOWL” SECTION 1. The Code of Ordinances of the City of Providence is amended as follows: Article I. In General. ... ... read more

Pleasant Grove Utah Chicken Ordinance

Pleasant Grove Utah Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowed12 Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredYes Coop Restrictions4. Coop Structure/Setbacks: Chickens/hens require a coop structure to house them at night. This coop structure is to provide at least two (2) square feet of floor area per chicken/hen. If an owner chooses not to allow the chickens/hens to roam, then a minimum of six (6) square feet of floor area per chicken/hen is required. Coops must be structurally sound, clean, well ventilated, and predatorproof. All chicken... read more

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