Champaign Illinois Chicken Ordinance
Are Chickens Allowed in this location No Max Chickens Allowed Roosters Allowed No Permit Required No Coop Restrictions City/Organization Contact name Additional Information Article 1, section 7-5 reads : Sec. 7-5. - Keeping animals other than domesticated pets. (a) Except as otherwise expressly provided for in this chapter or in the Municipal Code of Champaign, 1985 as amended, no person shall keep, harbor or allow to be kept within the city limits any live chickens, turkey, geese, duck or any other poultry or byproduct birds, goats, sheep, swine, cattle, horses, or any type of hoof stock, any type of farm animal including the pygmy or miniature variety; any lion, tiger, leopard, ocelot, jaguar, cheetah, margay, mountain lion, lynx, bobcat, jaguarundi, bear, hyena, wolf, wolf-hybrid, poisonous reptile, or other animal normally wild and dangerous to human life. It is no defense to a violation of this section that the owner or keeper of the animal has attempted to domesticate the animal. (b) Animals maintained at the Prairie Farm Exhibit at Centennial Park by the Champaign Park District shall not be regulated by the provisions of this chapter. (c) Animals maintained by a zoological park, humane society, federally licensed exhibit, veterinary hospital, or educational institutions shall not be regulated by the provisions of this chapter. (d) Any non-domestic animal named in paragraph (a) above, not maintained in an approved manner as set forth in paragraphs (b) and (c) above, is hereby declared to be a nuisance, and shall be subject to impoundment as provided in Article II of the chapter. (C.B. 97-33, § 1, 3-4-97; C.B. No. 98-173, § 1, 7-21-98) Link for more Information http://library.municode.com/HTML/10520/level3/CODE_C7_AI.html#CODE_C7_AI_s7-5 Information Last Updated 2010-03-29 17:13:32
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