Abilene Texas Chicken Ordinance

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    Abilene Texas Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens AllowedUnknown; Nuisance Ordinance
    Roosters AllowedYes
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop Restrictions
    City/Organization Contact name
    Additional InformationARTICLE II. PROHIBITIONS(5) All excessive or unauthorized noises and annoying vibrations, including animal noises.(6) All disagreeable or obnoxious odors and stenches, as well as the conditions, substances or other causes which give rise to the emission or generation of such odors and stenches including dense smoke, noxious fumes, gas, soot or cinders, in unreasonable quantities.(7) The carcasses of animals or fowl not disposed of within twenty-four (24) hours after death. Sec. 6-13. Dead animals--Leaving carcass exposed a nuisance. No person shall place or deposit the exposed carcass of any animal or fowl on any street, alley, highway or public place or upon private property or shall stand or permit to stand any truck or other vehicle containing such carcass on any street, alley, highway or public place or on private property within the city. The term \"exposed\" as used in this section is meant the exposure of the carcass of an animal so that putrefying odors may escape therefrom and contaminate the air. The exposure of the putrefying carcass of a beast so that noxious or disagreeable odors may escape therefrom and contaminate the air shall be a public nuisance, and the health officer or any police officer may summarily remove such carcass to a point outside the city or may bury or burn the same, and the expense of such disposal shall be included in the fine collected from the person so violating this section. (Ord. No. 26-1981, Pt. 1, 3-26-81)
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    Information Last Updated2010-03-30 20:13:04

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