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Tyler Texas Chicken Ordinance

Tyler Texas Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowed6, NO livestock allowed on City property at the lake, however Roosters AllowedYes Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsMust be located at least 50 feet from the property line, and must be sturdy enough to prevent escape City/Organization Contact nameCity of Tyler Code Enforcement, (903) 531-1312, Questions may be submitted here: http://cityoftyler.org/CodeEnforcement/tabid/86/Default.aspx Animal Control: 903-535-0045, speak with them directly for any chicken... read more

Ferris Texas Chicken Ordinance

Ferris Texas Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens AllowedZONING RESTRICTIONS APPLY Roosters AllowedYes Permit RequiredYes Coop RestrictionsProximity, zoning, sanitation, noise restrictions apply. City/Organization Contact name Additional Information§ 91.140 PERMIT REQUIRED. (A) (1) It shall be unlawful to keep fowl within the corporate city limits of the city. (2) Exception. High School FFA projects shall be allowed on school property only. Fowl shall be permitted in agriculturally zoned areas. ... read more

Edinburg Texas Chicken Ordinance

Edinburg Texas Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens AllowedNot stated Roosters AllowedYes Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsYes- proximity and sanitation restrictions apply. City/Organization Contact name Additional Information§ 91.04 SANITATION OF LIVESTOCK AND FOWL ENCLOSURES. Any livestock or domestic fowl permitted to be kept by the terms of this chapter shall be kept in a suitable pen or enclosure which shall be maintained and kept in such manner as not to become unsanitary, offensive or disagreeable to persons... read more

Cleburne Texas Chicken Ordinance

Cleburne Texas Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens AllowedEach bird has to have a minimum of 100 sq ft. per bird (Or 2 birds in the city limits) 1 Rooster is allowed Roosters AllowedYes Permit RequiredNo Coop Restrictions City/Organization Contact name Additional Information§ 91.09 FOWL RUNNING AT LARGE. It shall be unlawful for any person to allow any chickens, turkeys, geese, ducks or pigeons or other fowls owned by him or under his control to be or run at large upon the highways, streets, or alleys of the city or upon... read more

Canyon Texas Chicken Ordinance

Canyon Texas Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens AllowedZONING RESTRICTIONS APPLY Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredYes Coop RestrictionsZoning, sanitation, noise, proximity restrictions apply. City/Organization Contact name Additional InformationThere really isn\'t much concerning chickens in the Canyon, Texas Ordinance: § 91.02 ANIMAL NUISANCES. (A) It shall be unlawful for any person to own or maintain an animal in such a manner as to constitute a public nuisance. The following acts shall constitute a public... read more

Canton Texas Chicken Ordinance

Canton Texas Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens AllowedNot stated Roosters AllowedYes Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsProximity, sanitation, noise restrictions apply. City/Organization Contact name Additional Information (1) It shall be unlawful for any person to keep or harbor any livestock or fowls on city property of Mill Creek Reservoir. LIVESTOCK. Any domestic animal except a house pet, including, but not limited to cattle, cows, horses, sheep, swine, goats, chickens, ducks, turkeys, or geese. § 94.03 RUNNING... read more

Anahuac Texas Chicken Ordinance

Anahuac Texas Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowedno restrictions in code Roosters AllowedYes Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsSanitation restrictions apply. City/Organization Contact name Additional Information§ 92.04 MAINTENANCE OF STABLES, PENS, HOUSES, YARDS. All stables, pens, houses, and yards used for the keeping of livestock or fowl within the city shall be kept in a clean sanitary condition. Link for more Information§ 92.04 MAINTENANCE OF STABLES, PENS, HOUSES, YARDS. Information Last Updated2010-03-29... read more

Fort Worth Texas Chicken Ordinance

Fort Worth Texas Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowed12 Roosters AllowedYes Permit RequiredNo Coop Restrictions50 feet from neighbors City/Organization Contact nameFort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas Code Officer: East District Location: 818 Missouri Avenue Supervisor: Mike Camp Phone: 817-995-1297 Additional InformationArticle II, Sec. 11A-22a. Keeping of rabbits, guinea pigs, pigeons, and fowl. states: twelve (12) fowl on one-half ( 1/2) acre or less and if the fowl is contained within a coop or pen. (a) In... read more

Texarcana Texas Chicken Ordinance

Texarkana Texas Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this location Yes Max Chickens Allowed 10 per acre on a farm or ranch Roosters Allowed No Permit Required No Coop Restrictions Must be at least 300 feet from any adjoining property line. Must also be inaccessible to the general public, as they are capable of freeing the animals. City/Organization Contact name Jim Powell... read more

Webster Texas Chicken Ordinance

Webster Texas Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowed100 per acre on lots larger than 2 acres. Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop Restrictionsna City/Organization Contact name(281) 332-1826 Additional InformationUp to 100 chickens per acre can be kept on property >2 acres. They must be at least 250 feet from any residential dwelling other than that of the owner. No chicken can be sold, awarded or given away until they reach the age of 3 weeks. Dyed animals within the city are prohibited. A special project... read more

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