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Flint Michigan Chicken Ordinance

By LarryPQ, Jan 11, 2012 | |
  1. LarryPQ
    Flint Michigan Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens AllowedZONING RESTRICTIONS APPLY, NO RESIDENTAL PROPERTIES.
    Roosters AllowedNo
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop Restrictions
    City/Organization Contact name
    Additional Information§ 9-14.4 ANIMALS; KEEPING PROHIBITED. It shall be unlawful to keep, harbor, own or in any way possess within the corporate limits of the City of Flint: (a) Any warm-blooded, carnivorous or omnivorous, wild or exotic animals, dangerous or undomesticated animals which are not of a species customarily used as an ordinary household pet, but one which would ordinarily be confined in a zoo, or one which would ordinarily be found in the wilderness of this or any other country, or one which otherwise causes a reasonable person to be fearful of bodily harm or property damage, including, but not limited to nonhuman primates, raccoons, skunks, foxes and wild and exotic cats; but excluding fowl, ferrets and small rodents of varieties used for laboratory purposes. § 9-15 RUNNING AT LARGE PROHIBITED; EXCEPTION. No person being the owner of, in possession of or having control of any domestic fowl shall permit such fowl to run at large upon any street, alley, park or other public place in the City or upon lands or property of any person other than the owner or person in possession of or having control of such fowl. (Ord. 1094, passed 4-13-53) § 9-15.1 KEEPING OF POULTRY AND THE LIKE RESTRICTED. No poultry or domestic fowl, other than household pets such as canaries and parakeets, shall be kept upon any residentially zoned lot within the City. (Ord. 2058, passed 6-10-68) § 9-16 YARD AND THE LIKE REQUIRED SIZE. Any person being the owner of, in possession of, or having control of any fowl shall provide and maintain a yard, pen, shelter or building for the confinement of fowl and shall keep such fowl within the confines of such yard, pen, shelter or building. No yard, pen, shelter or building shall be provided or maintained which will provide less than 25 square feet of ground or floor space for each fowl. (Ord. 1094, passed 4-13-53) § 9-18 SAME CLEANING SCHEDULE. Any person being the owner of, in possession of, or having control of any domestic fowl shall keep the yard, pen, shelter or building provided and maintained for the confinement of such fowl clean by removing from the premises all manure and waste matter form which odors may arise, at least once each day. (Ord. 1094, passed 4-13-53) § 9-19 KEEPING CROWING ROOSTER. No person shall keep any cock, cockerel or rooster which crows. (Ord. 1094, passed 4-13-53)
    Link for more Informationhttp://www.amlegal.com/nxt/gateway....lates$fn=default.htm$3.0$vid=amlegal:flint_mi
    Information Last Updated2010-03-31 12:13:12

    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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