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Lincoln Illinois Chicken Ordinance

Lincoln Illinois Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationNo Max Chickens Allowed Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop Restrictions City/Organization Contact name Additional Informationthe only thing I could find is this -- Title 11, Chapter 4, Section 2 which states: Nurseries, truck gardening and the raising of farm crops, but not the raising of poultry, commercial pet or livestock raising, and provided further that no building shall be erected or maintained on the property which is used for the sole purpose of selling the products grown or... read more

Athens Illinois Chicken Ordinance

Athens Illinois Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationNo Max Chickens Allowed Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop Restrictions City/Organization Contact name Additional Informationpage where all codes are linked (like the front page) - http://www.athens-il.com/index.php?ID=city_ordinances with this page being the actual page where the info is - http://www.athens-il.com/city/city_ordinance/ordinance_02_88.pdf Link for more Informationhttp://www.athens-il.com/city/city_ordinance/ordinance_02_88.pdf Information Last Updated2012-01-07... read more

Quincy Illinois Chicken Ordinance

Quincy Illinois Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens AllowedNO Roosters AllowedYes Permit RequiredNo Coop Restrictionsnone City/Organization Contact name Additional InformationAnimals - Chapter 22, Article IV has the chicken restrictions Link for more Informationhttp://www.ci.quincy.il.us/cityclerk/Codebook/codebook.pdf Information Last Updated2012-01-07 09:34:58 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

Peoria Illinois Chicken Ordinance

Peoria Illinois Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationNo Max Chickens Allowed Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop Restrictions City/Organization Contact name Additional InformationCity Code Section 4-4: \"Except as provided in the zoning ordinance, set out in Appendix B of this Code and section 4-5, all farm animals, including, but not limited to, members of the swine, ovine, bovine, caprine or equine families, poultry and rabbits, shall be prohibited.\" Link for more... read more

Worth Illinois Chicken Ordinance

Worth Illinois Chicken Ordinance     Max Chickens Allowed 2 Roosters Allowed No Permit Required No Coop Restrictions UNKNOWN City/Organization Contact name CITY HALL THEY HAVE NOTHING IN WRITING Additional Information   Link for more Information http://www.villageofworth.com/ Information Last Updated 2010-03-25... read more

West Dundee Illinois Chicken Ordinance

West Dundee Illinois Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowed4 Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredYes Coop Restrictionsyes City/Organization Contact nameVillage of West Dundee IL, 60118. Village Hall 847-551-3805 Additional InformationOrd. 10-22, 11-15-2010 6-3-4-1: Farm Animals $25 license fee $50 coop permit fee upto 4 hens, no roosters 40 sqft minimum for coop and enclosed run, 100sqft maximum at least 10ft from property line and has to be closer to owners house than a neighbors house Link for more... read more

Wilmette Illinois Chicken Ordinance

Wilmette Illinois Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this location No Max Chickens Allowed   Roosters Allowed   Permit Required   Coop Restrictions   City/Organization Contact name Village of Wilmette http://www.wilmette.com/government/villageboard.aspx Additional Information   Link for more Information ORDINANCE NO. 2011-O-32, 4-2.2... read more

Evanston Illinois Chicken Ordinance

Evanston Illinois Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowed2-6 Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredYes Coop Restrictions10 feet away from home, in back yard, and 3 feet from property line. It must be less than 14.5ft in height. It also cannot cover more than 40% of the rear yard. City/Organization Contact namePlanning Comission 847.448.8155 Additional Information2-6 hens, no roosters, may be kept in an \"accessory structure\" (coop/henhouse) They must not attract flies, and must be kept clean. Applicants must register with Illinois... read more

Downers Grove Illinois Chicken Ordinance

Downers Grove Illinois Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowed4 mature (laying age) Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsYes. Setback restrictions. City/Organization Contact name Additional InformationExcerpt from Section 5 of Municipal Code: Section 5.19. Limit to number of fowl permitted. Except for fowl associated with veterinary hospitals, animal shelters, and educational institutions, no person shall keep, in areas of the Village classified for residential use under the Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance... read more

Westmont Illinois Chicken Ordinance

Westmont Illinois Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens AllowedZoning ordinances apply. Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsYes. Setback restrictions. City/Organization Contact namePer Article III Nuisances, Chapter 38, Section 38-82(6)it shall be declared a nuisance to to keep, cause or permit to be kept livestock upon any residentially zoned premises within the village. Additional Informationexcerpt from Chapter 14 of Municipal Code: Sec. 14-11. - Proximity of poultry and animal yards to buildings and public... read more

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