Cottage Grove Minnesota Chicken Ordinance

By TomMN1, Jan 11, 2012 | |
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    Cottage Grove Minnesota Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens Allowed1 1/2 acres per animal
    Roosters AllowedYes
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop RestrictionsAll buildings intended to house animals shall be set back at least sixty feet (60') from all property lines and at least three hundred feet (300') from a dwelling other than the dwelling on the property in question.
    City/Organization Contact nameCity of Cottage Grove 7516 80th Street South Cottage Grove, MN 55016 Phone: (651) 458-2800
    Additional Information11-3-7: FARMING OPERATIONS IN RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS: Agriculture is a permitted use in all residential districts, subject to the following: A. Sales Of Agricultural Products: Limited sales of products produced on the owner\'s property may be conducted on the premises from a roadside stand by conditional use permit. Such stand shall not exceed twelve feet (12\') in height or five hundred (500) square feet in floor area, and no portion of any such stand shall be located or erected nearer than forty feet (40\') to any street line. B. Farm Animals: 1. Parcels Less Than Forty Acres: The keeping of any farm animal on parcels of less than forty (40) acres in size shall be permitted, subject to the following conditions: a. The property must contain at least five (5) acres in contiguous ownership or leasehold. b. The property must contain at least one and one-half (11/2) acres of land per animal unit. This number may be exceeded only by conditional use permit. c. All buildings intended to house animals shall be set back at least sixty feet (60\') from all property lines and at least three hundred feet (300\') from a dwelling other than the dwelling on the property in question. d. All pens, yards or other confinement areas, excluding pastures, where animals are kept shall be set back at least sixty feet (60\') from all property lines. e. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency does not require that a feedlot permit be issued. 2. Parcels Larger Than Forty Acres: The keeping of farm animals on parcels larger than forty (40) acres in size is permitted, subject to the following conditions: a. All buildings intended to house animals shall be set back at least sixty feet (60\') from all property lines and at least three hundred feet (300\') from a dwelling other than the dwelling on the property in question. b. All pens, yards or other confinement areas, excluding pastures, where animals are kept shall be set back at least sixty feet (60\') from all property lines. c. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency does not require that a feedlot permit be issued. (1971 Code ยง 28-26; amd. 2000 Code)
    Link for more Informationhttp://www.sterlingcodifiers.com/codebook/index.php?book_id=500
    Information Last Updated2011-01-06 09:42:35

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