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Anne Arundel County Maryland Chicken Ordinance

Anne Arundel County Maryland Chicken Ordinance   Are Chickens Allowed in this location Yes Max Chickens Allowed maximum of 32 chickens per minimum 40K sq ft lot Roosters Allowed No Permit Required No Coop Restrictions locate 50 feet from side and rear property lines City/Organization Contact name Anne Arundel County Government Office of Planning & Zoning 2664 Riva Road Annapolis, Maryland 21401 General Information: (410) 222-7450 FAX: (410) 222-7255 Additional Information Anne Arundel... 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

Boise Idaho Chicken Ordinance

Boise Idaho Chicken OrdinanceAre Chickens Allowed in this locationYesMax Chickens Allowed6 or 12 per acre. Big Sky Neighborhood allows 12 per half acre.Roosters AllowedNoPermit RequiredNoCoop RestrictionsnoneCity/Organization Contact nameCity of Boise Planning and Zoning 2083843830Additional InformationBoise Municipal Code. Page 8 of 18. Section 11-09-07.02 Retaining .... Those certain animals are: dogs, cats, up to three (6) chickens, excluding roosters. Please see code for qualifcations under Livestock definitions, which may qualify you to keep more chickens if you... read more

Wichita Kansas Chicken Ordinance

Wichita Kansas Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowed12 Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredYes Coop RestrictionsNot less than 10\\\' from any property line if located within 50\\\' of an adjacent dwelling (Section 6.12.070) City/Organization Contact nameCity of Wichita - Robert Layton, City Manager; (316) 268-4351; or email City Clerk Karen Sublett at ksublett@wichita.gov Additional InformationORDINANCE NO. 46-247, Section 6.12.030 (p.4)states 3 fowl are allowed without permit, and a Permit is Required for more than 3 fowl, and... read more

Riverside County California Chicken Ordinance

Riverside County California Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowednot specified for residential purposes Roosters AllowedYes Permit RequiredYes Coop Restrictionsmust be kept on back lot City/Organization Contact name·(951) 955-1000 Additional InformationRoosters must be kept in an acoustical structure so as to block the sounds of them crowing at night from disrupting other residents in the area. Permits are required for roosters at the below rates: 1-6 roosters requires a permit but there is no fee. 7-10 roosters... read more

Mesa Arizona Chicken Ordinance

Mesa Arizona Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowed10 for each half acre until 2.5 acre at which time there is no limit Roosters AllowedYes Permit RequiredNo Coop Restrictionsmust be 75' from Neighboring building/ dining /sleeping area and must be sanitary City/Organization Contact nameCity of Mesa 263 North Center Street Mesa, AZ 85201-6628 (480) 644-2560 Additional InformationAre chickens allowed in Mesa? How about roosters? You may have up to 10 chickens on the first one-half acre or less provided any enclosure is at... read more

Austin Texas Chicken Ordinance

AUSTIN Texas Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens AllowedN/A Roosters AllowedYes Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsAn enclosure used to keep two or more fowl must be located at least 50 feet from a residence or business, excluding the residence or business of the fowl’s owner or handler City/Organization Contact nameAustin 311 will direct you to the proper department. Additional InformationTITLE 3. ANIMAL REGULATION. § 3-2-11 ENCLOSURE REQUIRED. (A) A person may not keep an animal, fowl, bird, or reptile in an... read more

Kansas City Missouri Chicken Ordinance

Kansas City Missouri Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowed15 chickens 4 months or older, or 50 chicks under 4 months of age. And no rooster which crows within 300 feet of any residence or building besides the owners. Roosters AllowedYes Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsNo coop closer than 100 feet to the nearest portion of any building occupied by or in any way used by human beings, other than the dwelling occupied by the owner or keeper of the animals or fowl. City/Organization Contact nameUnknown Additional... read more

Atlanta Georgia Chicken Ordinance

Atlanta Georgia Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens AllowedNo more than 25 birds (chickens, turkeys, bantams) may be kept. Roosters AllowedYes Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsCoop must be at least 5 feet from the owner's dwelling and 50 feet from neighbors' dwellings. Some restrictions on coop construction. City/Organization Contact nameOffice of Communications 55 Trinity Avenue, Suite 2500 Atlanta, Georgia 30303 Tel: 404.330.6004 Fax: 404.658.6893 communications@atlantaga.gov Additional InformationSec. 18-7. Enclosures... read more

El Paso Texas Chicken Ordinance

El Paso Texas Chicken Ordinance   Are Chickens Allowed in this location Yes Max Chickens Allowed 6 with an annual permit ($35) Roosters Allowed 3 Permit Required Yes Coop Restrictions Fowl and rabbits subject to permitting shall be kept in a secure pen or enclosure that is at least thirty feet from any private residence (except that of the owner or person keeping such fowl or rabbits) or any hotel, apartment house, tenement house, hospital, church or school; provided, the pen or enclosure may be within twenty... read more

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