Beaumont Texas Chicken Ordinance

Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
Max Chickens Allowednone specified
Roosters AllowedNo
Permit RequiredNo
Coop Restrictionsenclosed building made to contain noise, no odors
City/Organization Contact nameP.O. Box 3827 Beaumont TX 77701 Phone: 409.880.3745 Fax: 409.880.3740 Tina Broussard, City Clerk
Additional InformationSec. 5-4. Livestock permitted, number. (a) Definition: For purposes of this article the term \\\"livestock\\\" shall mean any horse, mule, cattle, hog, sheep, goat, guinea pig, hamster, rabbit or similar animal classified as livestock. (b) It shall be unlawful, except as provided in section 5-4(c) of this chapter for any person to keep, possess, or maintain, or permit keeping on any premises owned by him or under his control, any livestock within the city limits. (c) Area limitations and maintenance requirements for the keeping of livestock and poultry. The provisions of section 5-4(b) shall not apply to the following situations: (4) Guinea pigs, hamsters, rabbits, chickens ducks or other animals or fowl of similar size which are kept entirely within an enclosed building, which building is of such design and material as to retain any noises or odors caused by such animals or fowl. d. In connection with all of the above-described exceptions, the premises and facilities used for the keeping of animals and fowls authorized to be kept under any of the provisions of this section must be kept in a manner as to prevent the emission of odor or noise offensive to persons of ordinary sensibilities in the residing vicinity or the existence of any nuisance dangerous to the public health. Also, any premises and facilities used for the keeping of animals or fowls authorized to be kept under any provision of this section must be approved for such purposes by the city public health department Sec. 5-6. Noisy animals and fowl, prohibited. It shall be unlawful and constitute the creation and maintenance of a public nuisance, for any person to stable or keep any animal or fowl in the city in such manner that such animal or fowl by stamping or kicking, braying, bleating, barking, yelping, neighing, crowing or making any other utterance or disturbance, creates such a noise which disturbs those living in the vicinity.
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Information Last Updated2010-03-22 00:00:00

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