Fort Lauderdale Florida Chicken Ordinance

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Are Chickens Allowed in this locationNo
Max Chickens Allowed
Roosters AllowedNo
Permit RequiredNo
Coop Restrictions
City/Organization Contact name
Additional InformationIt shall be unlawful for any person to own, keep, maintain or permit to be kept or maintained or permit on the premises any animal in any residential district of the city; provided, however, that this prohibition shall not apply to animals capable of being kept as pets within a home such as those species of animals that generally are kept as pets and live in or about the habitation of humans, including but not limited to dogs, cats, birds (excluding chickens, roosters and geese), rabbits, turtles and tropical fish. It shall be unlawful for any person to own, keep or maintain or permit to be kept or maintained any animal within seventy-five (75) feet by air-line measurement of any inhabited residence or dwelling or place used for human habitation, in any nonresidential district of the city; provided, however, that this section shall not apply to animals capable of being kept as pets within a home such as those species of animals that generally are kept as pets and live in or about the habitation of humans, including but not limited to dogs, cats, birds (excluding chickens, roosters, and geese), rabbits, turtles and tropical fish. It shall be unlawful for any person to keep or cause to be kept within the corporate limits of the city any rooster closer than one hundred (100) yards from any inhabited dwelling other than the dwelling of the owner thereof or the person keeping the same.
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Information Last Updated2011-12-26 17:34:21
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