Dayton Virginia Chicken Ordinance

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    Dayton Virginia Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens AllowedNo limit given
    Roosters AllowedNo
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop RestrictionsNo coop restrictions given
    City/Organization Contact nameTown of Dayton, VA: 540-879-2241
    Additional InformationPer City Clerk: \\\"Unfortunately, the ordinances are not on our website.\\\" Chapter 1-52 states regarding noise: Any excessive, unnecessary, or unusually loud noise or any noise which unreasonably annoys, disturbs, injures or endangers the comfort, health, safety, welfare, or environment of others within the town shall be unlawful. The following acts are declared to be unlawful, but such enumeration is not exclusive: (d) Animals and birds: the keeping of any animal or bird which, by causing frequent or long-continued noise, disturbs the health, comfort, safety, welfare, or peace and environment of any persons in the vicinity; Chapter 1-67 states regarding fighting cocks: Any person engaged in the fighting of cocks, dogs, or other animals for money, prize, or anything of value, upon the result of which any money or other thing of value is bet or wagered or to which an admission fee is charged, directly or indirectly, for any championship, shall be guilty of a class 3 misdemeanor. Attendance at the fighting of cocks, dogs or other animals where an admission fee is charged directly or indirectly, shall also constitute a class 3 misdemeanor. Chapter 1-68 states regarding running at large: (a) No person shall permit any fowl or dog to be at large within the corporate limits of the town. For the purposes of this section, an animal may be deemed to be at large whenever it is off the property of its owner or custodian, and not under its owner\\\'s or custodians immediate control. You can have chickens, just as long as they don\\\'t become a nuisance.
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    Information Last Updated2010-05-02 00:39:21

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