Broward County Florida Chicken Ordinance

Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
Max Chickens Allowed25+ Lot size restrictions. ZONING ORDINANCES APPLY
Roosters AllowedYes
Permit RequiredNo
Coop RestrictionsYes, Property line restrictions, cannot smell or be an \
City/Organization Contact nameNoise ordinances apply
Additional InformationIn all Rural and Estate districts: 1. One animal for each ten thousand (10,000) square feet of plot area. Said restriction on the number of animals, however, shall not apply to household pets as defined in Article II of this Code. There shall be no limit on the number of animals on plots more than ten (10) net acres in size. The number and types of animals shall not be restricted on farms in the Rural and Estate Districts. 2. Poultry. 3. In addition to the animals in paragraphs 1. and 2. above, the following may be kept on a plot containing a permanent dwelling: a. A total of twenty-five (25) birds and fowl; provided such birds or fowl are kept in an enclosure which is at least fifty (50) feet from any plot line; b. Dogs, cats and other household pets; and c. Wildlife pets as permitted and licensed by the State of Florida. 4. Offspring under the normal weaning age for the species shall not be included in calculating the number of animals. 5. On plots exceeding 4.5 acres in net area, one additional animal shall be permitted for each ten thousand (10,000) square feet of plot area, if all animals are sheltered, not including hogs and household pets. Sec. 39-567. - Nuisances. (a) Nothing shall be allowed on or in any structure, land, or water body in any district that shall in any way be offensive or obnoxious by reason of the emission of odors, gases, dust, smoke, vibration or noise (including the crowing of cocks, barking of dogs, or any noises or odors emanating from any animal, fish or fowl). Nor shall anything be constructed or maintained that would in any way constitute an eyesore to adjacent property owners or residents or to the community. (b) Repair or maintenance of vehicles or vessels shall not be permitted unless such repair or maintenance is minor in nature and does not involve engine or parts repair or exchange other than tires, batteries, sparkplugs or oil, and does not involve exterior or interior alterations.
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Information Last Updated2010-05-04 13:13:23

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