Aledo Texas Chicken Ordinance
Are Chickens Allowed in this location Yes Max Chickens Allowed 20 land requirements apply; Nuisance Ordinance Roosters Allowed Yes Permit Required No Coop Restrictions City/Organization Contact name Additional Information Sec. 6-87. Livestock. (a) It shall be unlawful to maintain any livestock within the corporate limits of the city without having first obtained a permit. One head of livestock (horse, pony, mule, donkey, sheep, goat, or cow) may be kept on a lot or tract of land containing a minimum of five acres, under one ownership fenced and properly graded to prohibit runoff onto adjacent property. Such livestock shall be restrained by fencing or other suitable barrier from within 100 feet of adjacent residential, commercial, or other inhabited structure. (b) An additional 20,000 square feet of land is required for each additional head of livestock proposed to be kept on the premises. (c) No hogs or pigs shall be permitted within the corporate limits of the city. (d) The owner or lessee shall make application for a permit to the city and pay the livestock permit fee. (Ord. No. 01-01, § 8(8.1), 5-17-2001) Sec. 6-88. Fowl and birds. More than three birds (fowl) may be kept on single-family residentially zoned property in the city if the owner of the birds complies with the following restrictions: (1) The birds must be kept on a lot or tract of land under one ownership containing a minimum of 15,000 square feet; (2) The birds must be kept at least 100 feet from an adjacent residential or commercial structure; (3) The birds must be kept in a manner that does not create a nuisance; and (4) A maximum of 20 birds may be kept pursuant to this subsection. (Ord. No. 01-01, § 10(10.1), 5-17-2001) Link for more Information http://library7.municode.com/default-test/home.htm?infobase=14039&doc_action=whatsnew Information Last Updated 2010-03-31 17:53:45
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