East Granby Connecticut Chicken Ordinance

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    East Granby Connecticut Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens Allowed30
    Roosters AllowedNo
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop Restrictionsyes, see regulation below
    City/Organization Contact name
    Additional InformationSection IX.C.3 Standards a. For the purposes of this section, a livestock unit shall be defined as follows: • one pig, • two horses, cows, or similar large animal whose mature weight exceeds 500 pounds, Section IX -- SPECIAL REGULATIONS____________________________________________ 3/5/96 w/ amendments 72 to 10/4/08 • six sheep, goats or similar medium size animals whose mature weight is between 30 and 500 pounds, or • thirty hens, rabbits or similar small animals whose mature weight is less than 30 pounds. b. Livestock offspring shall not apply to the calculation of livestock units until after weaning. c. Livestock may only be kept in accordance with the following table: Lot Size Permitted Livestock Less than 30,000 sq. ft. None 30,000 to 87,120 sq. ft. Up to 15 hens, capons, rabbits or similar small animals, one sheep, or one goat More than 87,120 sq. ft. 0.5 livestock units per acre d. All animals shall be kept in a manner that conforms to all applicable regulations of the Public Health Code, the Department of Environmental Protection, the Connecticut Department of Agriculture, and the Connecticut General Statutes. e. An appropriate shelter shall be provided for all livestock which are kept on a parcel containing less than 5 acres. f. Any livestock shelter shall be located outside of a required yard and shall be located from any lot line at least the greater of the following distances: • 1.5 times the maximum height of the building, or • 1.0 times the longest dimension of the building. g. All manure piles shall be located at least 40 feet from all property lines, shall not be located in a required yard, and shall be visually screened from dwellings on adjacent properties. h. Any fencing for confining livestock shall be located at least 5 feet from any property line. i. Any pre-existing non-conforming fence for confining livestock may be repaired, maintained, or replaced. j. The Commission shall appoint an Agricultural Advisory Board of three to five residents familiar with owning and managing livestock, animal husbandry and agricultural regulations. The Board shall advise and make recommendations to the Commission and its Staff on issues relating to agricultural management and these Regulations.
    Link for more Informationhttp://www.eastgranby.net/images/pdfs/zoning/ZONEREGS030596_amend070109.pdf
    Information Last Updated2010-03-28 14:45:27

    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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