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Emeryville California Chicken Ordinance

Emeryville California Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowed5, R-M Zoning ONLY Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsProximity, sanitation, noise, and zoning restrictions apply. City/Organization Contact nameContact Karen Hemphill City Clerk E-Mail City Clerk 1333 Park Ave. Emeryville, CA 94608 Ph: (510) 450-7800 Hours 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday - Friday Additional Information9-4.5.7 Animals. Animals kept for private, noncommercial use are permitted only as set forth in this section. Animals... read more

Rochester Minnesota Chicken Ordinance

Rochester Minnesota Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowed3 Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredYes Coop RestrictionsAll chicken coops and runs must be located at least 25 feet from any dwelling on any other premises. All chicken coops must meet the requirements of the building and zoning codes, must not exceed ten square feet per chicken and must not exceed six feet in total height. Attached fenced-in chicken runs must not exceed 20 square feet per chicken and must not exceed six feet in total height. Chicken runs may be... read more

Shoreview Minnesota Chicken Ordinance

Shoreview Minnesota Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowed4 hens or pullets if premises is under 2 acres. No rooster on premises this size. On 2 acres or more, a conditional use permit may be required for more than 4 hens/pullets. Roosters may be permitted if crowing is not a nuisance. Roosters AllowedYes Permit RequiredYes Coop RestrictionsChickens shall be fully contained on the property at all times through the use of fencing. Shelters must comply with all requirements of the Development Code concerning accessory structure... read more

Danbury Connecticut Chicken Ordinance

Danbury Connecticut Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationNo Max Chickens Allowed Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop Restrictions City/Organization Contact nameCity of Danbury, CT; Office of Legislative Assistant: (203)797-4514 Additional InformationZoning Regulations Section 4.A.5.f.:Specific Use Regulations: Special Exception Uses. f. Farming. (1) Farming shall be permitted only in the RA-80 Zoning District and shall be limited to dairy, truck, and nursery gardening, and the keeping of livestock for commercial purposes. Slaughter houses,... read more

St. Charles Missouri Chicken Ordinance

St. Charles Missouri Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens AllowedNot defined Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop Restrictions1) Permanent shelters, pens or cages shall be located at least 50 feet from any property line. (2) The shelter, pen or cage shall have a concrete floor and be maintained in a sanitary condition. City/Organization Contact nameCity of St. Charles, MO (636)949-3200 Additional Information§ 156.085 ANIMALS. (A) In all residential zoning districts, as well as all dwellings located in any... read more

Logan Utah Chicken Ordinance

Logan Utah Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens AllowedNot specified Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsNot specified City/Organization Contact nameCode Compliance Inspector (435)716-9035 Additional InformationChickens are not restricted in Logan. There is a noise ordinance against animals that make loud and repetative noises. (see below) I could not find any distance restrictions, enclosure restrictions, or minimum number of bird info in the city code. 6.04.020: DEFINITIONS: DOMESTICATED ANIMAL: An animal... read more

Saint Charles Illinois Chicken Ordinance

Saint Charles Illinois Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowed Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsPermit required for any building addition or new construction City/Organization Contact nameRobert Surratt, Code Enforcement Officer City of St. Charles, IL 630 377-4406 mailto:rsurratt@stcharlesil.gov Additional Information6.12.080 Animals prohibited in the city. It is unlawful to keep any pigs, swine, sheep, cattle, goats, or similar animals, or any naturally wild animals other than birds and fish within the... read more

Rawlins Wyoming Chicken Ordinance

Rawlins Wyoming Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens AllowedNot defined Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredYes Coop RestrictionsNone known City/Organization Contact nameJamie Spencer- Animal Control 307-328-4534‎ City Council- 307-328-4500, P.O. Box 953, Rawlins, WY 82301 Additional InformationApplicant must submit a request for permit. Animal control will come out to \\\"inspect\\\" your coop, run & waste disposal. They must meet requirements to properly care for the number of chickens you wish to have. If you are approved, you will... read more

Garland Texas Chicken Ordinance

Garland Texas Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowed2 Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsFowl shall be kept in an enclosure that is located at least thirty (30) feet from any residential dwelling, other than that of the owner City/Organization Contact nameCity Of Garland Code Compliance For General Information: 972-485-6400 Additional InformationARTICLE I. ANIMAL SERVICES Sec. 22.01 (C) Animal means any living creature, including, but not limited to, dogs, cats, cows, horses, birds, fish,... read more

Gilroy California Chicken Ordinance

Gilroy California Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationNo Max Chickens Allowed Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsNone City/Organization Contact nameGilroy City Hall, Gilroy, CA (408)846-0400 Additional InformationChapter 4 section 20 says no chickens allowed on any premises within the city that have not been zoned for agricultural use. Link for more Informationhttp://www.codepublishing.com/ca/gilroy/html/Gilroy04.html#4.20 Information Last Updated2010-04-14 00:36:34 NOTE: This information was submitted by a member of our... read more

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