Downers Grove Illinois Chicken Ordinance
Are Chickens Allowed in this location Yes Max Chickens Allowed 4 mature (laying age) Roosters Allowed No Permit Required No Coop Restrictions Yes. Setback restrictions. City/Organization Contact name Additional Information Excerpt 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 Information http://www.downers.us/public/docs/code/Chapter05.pdf Information Last Updated 2011-03-01 10:52:54
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