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Downers Grove Illinois Chicken Ordinance

By mountanaman, Jan 11, 2012 | |
  1. mountanaman
    Downers Grove Illinois Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens Allowed4 mature (laying age)
    Roosters AllowedNo
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop RestrictionsYes. Setback restrictions.
    City/Organization Contact name
    Additional InformationExcerpt from Section 5 of Municipal Code: Section 5.19. Limit to number of fowl permitted. Except for fowl associated with veterinary hospitals, animal shelters, and educational institutions, no person shall keep, in areas of the Village classified for residential use under the Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance of the Village, more than four fowl aged eighteen weeks or older and more than four fowl under the age of eighteen weeks. The presence of eggs with a female fowl shall create a presumption that that fowl is eighteen weeks of age or older. (Ord. No. 3060, § 3.) Section 5.20. Fowl--Confinement. All fowl kept in residential areas within the Village shall be entirely confined in a pen, coop, building, or other enclosure at all times. (Ord. No. 3060, § 3.) Section 5.21. Structures--Location restricted. No pen, coop, building, or other enclosure used for the purpose of housing fowl shall be erected or maintained within fifty feet of any property line of the property of the owner of such enclosure. (Ord. No. 3060, § 3.)
    Link for more Informationhttp://www.downers.us/public/docs/code/Chapter05.pdf
    Information Last Updated2011-03-01 10:52:54

    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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