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Fort Wayne Indiana Chicken Ordinance

By LarryPQ, Jan 11, 2012 | Updated: Apr 12, 2013 | | |
  1. LarryPQ
    Fort Wayne Indiana Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Roosters AllowedYes
    Permit RequiredYes
    Coop RestrictionsProximity, sanitation, noise, and zoning restrictions apply.
    City/Organization Contact nameANIMAL CARE & CONTROL 3020 Hillegas Rd Fort Wayne IN 46808 ____________________ GENERAL BUSINESS 260-427-1244 Fax: 260-427-5514 Office Hours: 11:00-5:30 p.m. M-F 11:00-7:00 p.m. Wed.
    Additional InformationLIVESTOCK OPERATION, HIGH INTENSITY. An agricultural operation of at least five acres in size where domestic animals are kept for use as part of an agricultural use or raised for sale, where the number of animals exceed the maximum permitted as part of a \"low intensity livestock operation\". LIVESTOCK OPERATION, LOW INTENSITY. An agricultural operation of at least five acres in size where domestic farm animals, excluding swine, are kept for use as part of an agricultural use or raised for sale. The maximum numbers of animals which shall be permitted per acre of pasture as part of such an operation shall be as follows: NUMBER AND TYPE OF LIVESTOCK PERMITTED PER ACRE Type of Livestock Number Permitted (per acre) Beef or dairy cow 2 Veal calf 6 Sheep 10 Horse 2 Turkey, ducks, geese or laying hens 100 Limits for livestock not specifically noted shall be determined by a Zoning Enforcement Officer
    Link for more Informationhttp://www.amlegal.com/nxt/gateway....s$fn=default.htm$3.0$vid=amlegal:fortwayne_in
    Information Last Updated
    2010-04-26 11:46:48
    2013-4-11 -animal care and control advises no chicken allowed in city limits

    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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  1. Peachesneggs
    Start a petition and take it to the Council. My daughter is starting to do this for her town. I'm not in town, but I'd be glad to help work to that end. Hey, if it's legal in the City of Chicago, why not Fort Wayne? It looks like though, from the above posting, that it is permitted in the Fort Wayne city limits, but subject to certain permits,restrictions and regulations. I've never personally checked it out.
  2. Potteryman46805
    I would just like Fort Wayne In. to chance there city restrictions on having and raising chickens in town, It simply is not allowed.
    I would like to have just 2-3 chickens for fresh eggs, is this to much to ask?

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