Bellaire Texas Chicken Ordinance

By Elite Silkies · Jan 11, 2012 ·
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    Bellaire Texas Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens AllowedUnknown; Nuisance Ordinance
    Roosters AllowedYes
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop RestrictionsUnknown
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    Additional InformationSec. 6-3. Noise. It shall be unlawful for any person to keep any animal, mammal, bird or any other creature within the city limits of the City of Bellaire which shall cause frequent, long continued, excessive or unusual noise which is audible by persons on adjoining property or public rights-of-way and which disturb the comfort or repose of persons of ordinary temper, sensibility or disposition. Editor\'s note: The basis of this chapter is Ordinance No. 90-079, § 1, 11-5-1990. Sec. 6-13. General cleanliness. Any owner of an animal shall be required to keep the premises on which such animal is kept or housed in a clean and sanitary condition. All droppings shall be removed at regular intervals and disposed of in a sanitary manner, which shall be daily or more frequently if necessary. No offensive odors or noises shall disturb the peace and tranquility of persons of ordinary sensibilities who reside in proximity to the place or location where an animal is kept or housed. The owner or person keeping the animal shall construct and/or maintain such facilities as are necessary to ensure the maintenance of the health, safety and well-being of the citizens, residents and inhabitants of the City of Bellaire. Sec. 6-2. Who constitutes owner. The owner of an animal or fowl shall be any person who actually has the right of control, the right to sell and otherwise deal with the animal or fowl, or, if such person is a minor, then the natural or legal guardian of said minor. If any animal or fowl shall make its home upon any property within the city limits of the City of Bellaire, or shall have been provided food or shelter, and no person claims to be the owner of said animal or fowl, said animal or fowl shall be deemed to be the property of any adult resident, inhabitant or person in possession of the property or improvements thereon located where such animal or fowl makes its home. Unless otherwise specifically provided herein, the owner shall be obligated to comply with all of the terms and provisions of this Code, and may be prosecuted for any actions or conduct of any animals which are owned, possessed or permitted to remain on property and improvements owned or controlled by the owner, in violation of this Code.
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