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Fresno California Chicken Ordinance

Fresno California Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in Fresno Yes Max Chickens Allowed zones AE-20, AE-5, and RA allow 24 hens Roosters Allowed No Permit Required No Coop Restrictions Must not be within forty (40) feet of any residence. City/Organization Contact name Agricultural Commissioner Address: 1730 South Maple Ave, Fresno, CA 93702 Phone: (559) 456-7510 Fax: (559) 456-7379 Email:... read more

Phoenix Arizona Chicken Ordinance

Phoenix Arizona Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowed20 Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop Restrictions80 feet from residence-ZONING ORDINANCES APPLY City/Organization Contact nameCity of Phoenix Ordinances Additional Information[Update] It appears the rules have been clarified, to further restrict the keeping of roosters. Please check your zoning ordinances for further information.-------------- Roosters are not specifically prohibited--it is a noise ordinace which supercedes all other ordinances. You are not... read more

Lincoln Nebraska Chicken Ordinance

Lincoln Nebraska Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowed2 hens or 6 bantams Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsCan\\\'t be within 5 feet of neighboring property, 50 feet of neighboring residence, square footage of pen must equal 3 times number of fowl City/Organization Contact name (Click section 6.04) Additional InformationSection 6.04.04 of the Animal Control Regulations states: Pigeons, Small Animal, and Fowl Permit Requirements. a) It shall be unlawful for any person to keep or harbor small animals or... read more

Minneapolis Minnesota Chicken Ordinance

Minneapolis Minnesota Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens AllowedNo limit provided Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredYes Coop RestrictionsNo restrictions provided City/Organization Contact nameUnknown Additional InformationChapter 70.10. states you can have chickens but you need a permit: Permit required. (a) No person shall anywhere in the city keep, harbor, or maintain care, custody, or control over any small animal or any fowl such as a chicken, turkey, duck, or pigeon, without obtaining a permit issued by Minneapolis Animal... read more

Tacoma Washington Chicken Ordinance

Tacoma Washington Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this location Yes Max Chickens Allowed 6 (See limit exception below) Roosters Allowed No Permit Required No Coop Restrictions Setback 12 feet from any residence; Coops larger than 200sq ft must obtain a building permit City/Organization Contact name City of Tacoma, njones@cityoftacoma.org Additional... read more

Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Chicken Ordinance

Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowedno more than animals dogs + cats + other (chickens) Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop Restrictionscurrently being revised to further limit urban agriculture City/Organization Contact nameCity of Pittsburgh; Animal Services (412)255-2036 Additional InformationCODE OF ORDINANCES City of PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA Codified through Ord. No. 10-2009, enacted May 15, 2009. (Supplement No. 17) Article III, dogs, cats and other animals: § 635.02 FOWL... read more

Greensboro North Carolina Chicken Ordinance

Greensboro North Carolina Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens AllowedZero on lots less than 7000 sq feet, 4 on lots between 7000 and 12000 sq feet, 20 on lots over 12000 sq feet; One animal over six months of age per 3000 sq feet on any size lot Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsCoops and shelters for poultry shall be located behind the rear wall of the principal building. City/Organization Contact nameCity of Greensboro, NC 27401; (336)373-2489 Additional Information30-5-2.63. Poultry and bees (as accessory... read more

Henrico County Virginia Chicken Ordinance

Henrico County Virginia Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens AllowedZONING ORDINANCES APPLY Roosters AllowedYes Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsProximity, sanitation, noise, zoning restrictions apply. City/Organization Contact name Additional InformationChapter 24 ARTICLE V. R-0, R-0A, R-1, R-1A, R-2, R-2A, R-3, R-3A, R-4 AND R-4A ONE-FAMILY RESIDENCE DISTRICTS; USES Sec. 24-11. Principal uses permitted. The following uses shall be principal uses permitted in districts zoned R-0, R-0A, R-1, R-1A, R-2, R-2A, R-3, R-3A, R-4 and... read more

Portland Oregon Chicken Ordinance

Portland Oregon Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this location Yes Max Chickens Allowed Three or less without permit Roosters Allowed No Permit Required No Coop Restrictions   City/Organization Contact name (503) 823-4000 Additional Information 13.05.015 E A person keeping a total of three or fewer chickens, ducks, doves, pigeons, pygmy goats or rabbits shall not... 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

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