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Coralville Iowa Chicken Ordinance

By LarryPQ, Jan 11, 2012 | |
  1. LarryPQ
    Coralville Iowa Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens AllowedNo limit given-NOISE AND ZONING ORDINANCES APPLY
    Roosters AllowedNo
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop RestrictionsNo coop restrictions provided
    City/Organization Contact nameUnknown
    Additional InformationChapter 55.12 on KEEPING LIVESTOCK states you can have poultry but only in agriculture zoned districts: 1. General Prohibition. Except in agriculture zoned districts, no person shall be permitted to raise, keep or harbor livestock within the corporate limits of the City. The term “livestock” includes animals belonging to the bovine, caprine, equine, ovine or porcine species; farm deer, as defined in Section 481A.1 of the Code of Iowa, ostriches, rheas, emus or poultry. The purpose of this section is to prohibit the pasturing, feeding and keeping of livestock either in the open or confined to buildings within the nonagricultural areas as so zoned by the City unless the same is in conjunction with an agricultural nonconforming use. Chapter 55.05 states on LIVESTOCK NEGLECT: It is unlawful for a person who impounds or confines livestock in any place to fail to provide the livestock with care consistent with customary animal husbandry practices or to deprive the livestock of necessary sustenance or to injure or destroy livestock by any means which causes pain or suffering in a manner inconsistent with customary animal husbandry practices. Chapter 55.10 states on NUISANCES: The following acts and circumstances are hereby declared to be nuisances and therefore are prohibited: 1. Keeping an animal or animals in such manner or in such number that allows for the accumulation of solid waste of such animals, which becomes a detriment to or menace to the health of the animals or to humans. 2. Keeping a noisy animal, regardless of whether the animal is physically situated in or upon private property. A. A noisy animal is defined as an animal that barks, bays, howls, cries or emits any other noise continuously and/or incessantly for a period of ten (10) minutes or barks intermittently for a period of one-half (½) hour or more and the sound is plainly audible across a residential boundary or within a noise sensitive area.
    Link for more Informationhttp://www.amlegal.com/nxt/gateway....$fn=default.htm$3.0$vid=amlegal:coralville_ia
    Information Last Updated2010-04-29 10:27:46

    NOTE: This information was submitted by a member of our chicken forum. Please make sure to double check that this information is accurate before you proceed with raising chickens. You can read more info about checking local laws here..

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