Amarillo Texas Chicken Ordinance
Are Chickens Allowed in this location Yes Max Chickens Allowed 13 Roosters Allowed No Permit Required No Coop Restrictions none provided City/Organization Contact name city of amarillo, codes department. PLanning Dept: (806) 378-4223 Animal Control: (806) 378-3092 Additional Information CHAPTER 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 quarter-acre may be kept at a location otherwise zoned provided that the location is not less than one-quarter acre in size. However, it seems to be common knowledge that up to 13 may be kept. IF, they are not considered to be \"nuisance.\" The explanation i get around town is, \"Domestic Animal: Those Animals which are naturally tame and gentle or which, by long association with man, have become thoroughly domesticated and are now reduced to such a state of subjection to his will that they no longer possess the disposition or inclination to escape. This definition specifically includes household pets, such as dogs and cats and pigeon, rabbit, other bird or fowl not regulated or defined elsewhere, and miniature animals.\" Link for more Information http://library7.municode.com/default-now/home.htm?infobase=11818&doc_action=whatsnew Information Last Updated 2010-05-30 10:32:59
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