Columbus-A Ohio Chicken Ordinance

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Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
Max Chickens AllowedNot Specified
Roosters AllowedNo
Permit RequiredNo
Coop RestrictionsCoop must be 100 ft. from street line.
City/Organization Contact nameColumbus Code of Ordinances 90 West Broad; Room 247 Columbus, OH 43215
Additional InformationMust have \"impervious floor of tile, vinyl flooring, livestock mats, treated wood, etc.\" and must be covered City/Organization Contact name: Aaron K. Messer DVM, RS 240 Parsons Avenue Columbus, Ohio 43215-5331 Phone: (614) 645-6748 / Fax: (614) 645-7155 / E-mail: amesser@columbus.gov CPH Website: www.publichealth.columbus.gov Additional Information: Columbus City Code 221.05 states that written permission of the Health Commissioner is required to keep domestic or wild fowl. This code states the floor of the pen must be impervious and that the surrounding occupants must be consulted, as well as staff of health department regarding possible adverse health effects. Public Health Veterinarian Aaron Messer published updated standards on 04/10/2010 that includes the keeper must submit written plans for weekly and monthly sanitation, certification of health from a veterinarian both before obtaining the chickens and annually after. Inspection required before permit can be issued and annually after. -------------2327.15 (4) Sell or give away less than six (6) fowl which are under two (2) months of age to any person under the age of eighteen (18) years 3332.040 2. A poultry and livestock building, structure and yard is located on-premises and is located a minimum distance of one hundred (100) feet from a lot or street line; and 3. Poultry and livestock for sale are kept in approved enclosures.
Link for more Informationhttp://library.municode.com/index.aspx?clientId=16219&stateId=35&stateName=Ohio
Information Last Updated2011-05-13 10:43:33
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