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Carrollton Texas Chicken Ordinance

Carrollton Texas Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens AllowedFor each lot or tract in excess of one acre, an owner may keep five fowl per acre Roosters AllowedYes Permit RequiredNo Coop Restrictionsfowl cannot be housed, roam, or fly within 200 feet of any dwelling or business owned or occupied by any person other than the owner. City/Organization Contact nameCity of Carrollton 972-466-3000 1945 E. Jackson Road, Carrollton, Texas 75006 P.O. Box 110535, Carrollton, Texas 75011-0535 Additional Information(4) No fowl shall be kept... 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

Grand Prarie Texas Chicken Ordinance

Grand Prarie Texas Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowed1 fowl per every 20 square feet Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop Restrictionsmust be contained in a coop or pen City/Organization Contact nameCity of Grand Prairie 317 College St. P.O. Box 534045 Grand Prairie, Texas 75050 Phone: 972-237-8000 Additional InformationSec. 5-26. - Requirements on keeping livestock and fowl. (a) Livestock. (1) It shall be unlawful for any owner to keep or harbor any livestock within the corporate limits of the city in... read more

Arlington Texas Chicken Ordinance

Arlington Texas Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowed4 per 1/2 acre; 10 more than 1/2 acre but less than 1; 25 for more than one acre Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop Restrictionsmust be contained in a coop or pen City/Organization Contact nameOffice of the Mayor & Council 101 W. Abram St. Arlington, Texas 76004-0231 817-459-6122 Mayor Robert Cluck robert.cluck@arlingtontx.gov Additional InformationSection 5.02 Keeping of Fowl A person commits an offense if he: A. Keeps or maintains more than... read more

Amarillo Texas Chicken Ordinance

Amarillo Texas Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowed13 Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop Restrictionsnone provided City/Organization Contact namecity of amarillo, codes department. PLanning Dept: (806) 378-4223 Animal Control: (806) 378-3092 Additional InformationCHAPTER 8-2. ANIMALS AND FOWL* Sec. 8-2-5. Nuisance animals. (f) It shall be unlawful to keep Barnyard Fowl within the city limits, except: at a location zoned for Industrial, Agricultural, or Heavy Commercial use; or, up to four (4) Barnyard Fowl per... read more

San Antonio Texas Chicken Ordinance

San Antonio Texas Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowed3 without a permit Roosters AllowedYes Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsAll domestic fowl must be kept in an enclosure. City/Organization Contact nameSan Antonio, TX 100 Military Plaza San Antonio, TX 78205 (210)207-7080 www.sanantonio.gov Additional InformationSec. 5-109. - Animal limits; excess animal permit. (a) The total number of domestic fowl and livestock allowed at a residence is five (5) which may include: (1) Up to three (3) domestic fowl;... read more

Houston1 Texas Chicken Ordinance

Houston1 Texas Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowed30 per acre (7 if invoking Medical Permit in residental) Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredYes Coop RestrictionsMust be indoors, in cages, and only for certain purposes and with extreme restrictions. City/Organization Contact nameHouston, Texas, Code of Ordinances Chapter 6, Sections 31, 33, 34, 35, 36, and 38. Additional Information**Houston\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s code allows chickens to be kept only for commercial, show, or for medical reasons (with permit), certified by a... read more

Conroe1 Texas Chicken Ordinance

Conroe1 Texas Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowednone given Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsChickens and other fowl. Any fowl lot maintained in the city limits must be large enough to provide a minimum of four square feet per chicken. The chicken house will be allowed to be a part of this area. Suitable wire shall be used as the fence material for chickens. The chicken house must be of such construction as will allow for ease in cleaning and airing. City/Organization Contact nameCod of Ordinances, City... read more

Kirby Texas Chicken Ordinance

Kirby Texas Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationNo Max Chickens Allowed Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredYes Coop Restrictionsnone listed City/Organization Contact nameCity of Kirby office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. For information, call (210) 661-3198 ckirby1@satx.rr.com Additional Information§ 91.22 KEEPING OF POULTRY, FOWL, AND OTHER SMALL ANIMALS. (A) On any premises in the city, it shall be unlawful for any person to keep or to permit the keeping of chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese, or other fowl and... read more

Bryan Texas Chicken Ordinance

Bryan Texas Chicken Ordinance   Are Chickens Allowed in this location Yes Max Chickens Allowed 10 Roosters Allowed No Permit Required No Coop Restrictions Any enclosure that houses poultry or other domesticated fowl must be at least 50 feet from any building intended for human occupancy, except the dwelling occupied by the owner of the fowl. City/Organization Contact name   Additional Information Sec. 10-22. - Same—Fowl. (a) It shall be the duty of the person owning, or having within his... read more

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