Arlington Texas Chicken Ordinance

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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 [email protected]
Additional InformationSection 5.02 Keeping of Fowl A person commits an offense if he: A. Keeps or maintains more than four (4) fowl on one-half (1/2) acre or less or at a distance closer than fifty feet (50\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\') from any habitation located on another\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s property; or B. Keeps or maintains more than ten (10) fowl on more than one-half (1/2) acre but less than one (1) acre at a distance closer than fifty feet (50\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\') from any habitation located on another\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s property. C. Keeps or maintains twenty-five (25) fowl or more on one (1) acre or more at a distance closer than fifty feet (50’) from any habitation located on another’s property. D. Fails to keep any fowl of the Order Anseriformes from being at large; or E. Fails to keep any fowl of the Order Galliformes contained within a coop or pen. F. Keeps or maintains roosters except in an area zoned as agricultural. (Amend Ord 02-109, 10/1/02)
Link for more Informationhttp://www.amlegal.com/nxt/gateway....ment-frameset.htm$q=fowl $x=server$3.0#LPHit1
Information Last Updated2010-04-07 10:44:14
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