Fort Walton Beach

By B4wyatt, Feb 6, 2015 | |
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    <CITY AND STATE> Chicken Ordinance


    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationNO
    Max Chickens Allowed0
    Roosters Allowed0
    Permit Required
    Coop Restrictions
    City/Organization Contact namehttp://fwb.org/
    Additional Information
    5.02 ANIMAL CONTROL

    5.02.01 Definitions

    Animal: Shall be construed to include every living dumb creature.

    Custodian: Any person or agent designated by the owner of an animal to provide care, shelter, protection, refuge or food and otherwise control the animal's actions.

    Direct control: The immediate, continuous physical control of a dog or cat by means of a leash or other tether of sufficient strength to restrain the animal. Direct control shall not include verbal or aural control.

    Farm animal: means all ungulates; including cattle, swine, horses, mules, goats and sheep; and poultry, ostriches and similar species.

    Household pet: means an animal including, but not limited to a dog, bird, domesticated cat, rodent (such as a gerbil, guinea pig, hamster, etc.), ferret, rabbit, non-venomous reptile, and non-venomous amphibian, that is kept as subordinate to residential use for the purpose of providing human companionship. The following animals are not considered household pets: wild animals as defined by the State of Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, and hoofed animals of any kind, except purebred miniature potbellied pigs, also known as Sus scrofa bittatus. The Sus scrofa bittatus are considered household pets.

    Owner: Any natural person, firm, association or corporation who owns, keeps, transports, harbors or controls an animal, including any custodian of an animal. This definition does not include the City. 5.02.02

    Prohibition No person shall keep or permit to run at large in the city any farm animal.
    Link for more Informationhttp://fwb.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/COO-Chapter_5_-Health-Sanitation-updated-11-Feb-2014.pdf
    Information Last Updated05 Feb 2015


    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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