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Brownsville Texas Chicken Ordinance

Brownsville Texas Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens AllowedUnknown; Nuisance Ordinance Roosters AllowedYes Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsShall not be within 50\' of any dwelling City/Organization Contact name Additional InformationSec. 10-62. Keeping nuisance animals. The keeping of any animal within the city or in territory outside the city limits adjacent thereto and within 5,000 feet thereof in such manner or under such conditions as to cause a hazard or danger to the public health or which produce noxious odors or... read more

Bridge City Texas Chicken Ordinance

Bridge City Texas Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens AllowedZONING RESTRICTIONS APPLY Roosters AllowedYes Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsProximity, noise, sanitiation, and zoning restrictions apply. City/Organization Contact name Additional Information- Location restrictions. It shall be unlawful for the owner, possessor or keeper of any cow, bull, steer, calf, horse, mule, sheep, goat, or poultry to keep or possess them within 100 feet of any residence or within 100 feet of any church, school or hospital. -... read more

Bowie Texas Chicken Ordinance

Bowie Texas Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowed2 hens; 1 rooster may be kept no closer than 150' of any dwelling other than the owners Roosters AllowedYes Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsYes City/Organization Contact name Additional InformationSec. 2.402 Fowl (a) Generally. The keeping of fowl such as roosters, ducks, turkeys, geese, peacocks, guineas, or other such loud fowl within the city limits, in any pen, coop or enclosure that is within one hundred fifty (150) feet of any residence (other than the owner\'s),... read more

Boerne Texas Chicken Ordinance

Boerne Texas Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens AllowedUnknown; Nuisance Ordinance Roosters AllowedYes Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsYes City/Organization Contact name Additional InformationARTICLE II. FOWL Sec. 4-26. Running at large. It shall be unlawful for any person raising or keeping chickens, turkeys, geese, guineas, ducks or pigeons to permit or allow the same to run at large within the limits of the city. (Ord. of 2-16-59, § 1) Sec. 4-27. Location of enclosures. It shall be the duty of every person raising... read more

Benbrook Texas Chicken Ordinance

Benbrook Texas Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens AllowedMore than 2 fowl closer than 150' of a dwelling requires a permit; Nuisance Ordinances apply Roosters AllowedYes Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsYes City/Organization Contact name Additional Information6.04.040 Poultry and rabbits. A. It is unlawful to keep and maintain more than two poultry or rabbits at a distance closer than one hundred fifty feet from any building located on property under separate ownership that is used for human habitation. All poultry must be... read more

Belton Texas Chicken Ordinance

Belton Texas Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens AllowedUnknown Roosters AllowedYes Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsYes City/Organization Contact name Additional InformationSec. 3-1. Confining small animals and fowl; proximity to residences. It shall be the duty of every person raising or keeping chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese, guineas, pigeons, rabbits, guinea pigs, white rats, white mice, hamsters and other small animals of similar nature to keep them in a cage, pen, coop or enclosure. It shall be unlawful to allow any of... read more

Bellmead Texas Chicken Ordinance

Bellmead Texas Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens AllowedUnknown Roosters AllowedYes Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsUnknown City/Organization Contact name Additional InformationSec. 3-4. Fowl not to go at large. It shall be unlawful for any person owning or having under his control or management any chickens, turkeys, geese or other domestic fowl to allow same to go at large, either upon the public streets or grounds of the city or upon any private property of another. (Code 1972, § 3-5) Sec. 3-6. Prohibition of the sale,... read more

Bellaire Texas Chicken Ordinance

Bellaire Texas Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens AllowedUnknown; Nuisance Ordinance Roosters AllowedYes Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsUnknown City/Organization Contact name Additional InformationSec. 6-3. Noise. It shall be unlawful for any person to keep any animal, mammal, bird or any other creature within the city limits of the City of Bellaire which shall cause frequent, long continued, excessive or unusual noise which is audible by persons on adjoining property or public rights-of-way and which disturb the comfort or... read more

Baytown Texas Chicken Ordinance

Baytown Texas Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens AllowedUnknown Roosters AllowedYes Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsUnknown City/Organization Contact name Additional Information- Certain animals restricted. (a) Offense. Under this chapter, it shall be unlawful for any person to intentionally or knowingly keep or maintain the following within the city limits: (1) One or more hogs, swine or pigs; (2) Livestock, rabbits or fowl within 100 feet of a private residence the person has no right to occupy; (3) Livestock or fowl... read more

Bay City Texas Chicken Ordinance

Bay City Texas Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens AllowedUnknown; Nuisance Ordinance Roosters AllowedYes Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsUnknown City/Organization Contact name Additional InformationSec. 14-6. Nuisance. It shall be unlawful for any person to harbor any dog, cat or other pet animal or domestic animal or wild animal which by any long continued noise, cry, odor or other activity shall disturb the peace, comfort, sensibilities and/or property of any reasonable person. Such disturbance is hereby declared to be a... read more

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