Bowie Texas Chicken Ordinance

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

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens Allowed2 hens; 1 rooster may be kept no closer than 150' of any dwelling other than the owners
    Roosters AllowedYes
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop RestrictionsYes
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    Additional InformationSec. 2.402 Fowl (a) Generally. The keeping of fowl such as roosters, ducks, turkeys, geese, peacocks, guineas, or other such loud fowl within the city limits, in any pen, coop or enclosure that is within one hundred fifty (150) feet of any residence (other than the owner\'s), business or school shall be prohibited. (b) Chickens. No person shall keep more than two (2) hens in an area zoned residential within the city, and shall be no closer than fifty (50) feet to the nearest inhabited dwelling, other than that of the owner. (c) Secure pen or enclosure. Any fowl kept within the city limits shall be in a secure pen, coop or enclosure, and such structure shall be of such construction and strength to keep such animals from running at large. (d) Exceptions. Public parklands and lakes shall be exempt from the fowl ordinance, as shall property or acreage annexed into the city for a period of twelve (12) months from adoption of an annexation ordinance on that property. (Ord. No. 2005-09, Sec. 1, adopted 9-20-05)
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    Information Last Updated2010-03-31 20:06:29

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