Garden City Kansas

By sarahswank, Apr 18, 2013 | |
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    Garden City, Kansas Chicken Ordinance


    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes, with restrictions
    Max Chickens Allowed"The maximum total number of permitted fowl allowed to be owned or
    kept on an individual lot is one (1) animal (fowl) per five hundred (500) square feet of
    lot size, rounded down, but in no event shall the total number of permitted fowl on any
    lot exceed six (6)."
    Roosters AllowedNo
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop Restrictions
    Numerous. see below for wording on coops

    "In addition to the other requirements of this chapter that specify standards
    applicable to the keeping of animals, any person who owns chickens or ducks
    shall provide a coop or other similar shelter and adequate laying boxes, and
    roosts for the chickens or ducks. Such shelter shall be screened or walled in a
    manner that allows the chickens or ducks to be reasonably protected from
    predators.
    (ii) The coop shall be a minimum of three square feet in size per chicken or duck if
    the birds have a fenced outdoor run, or 10 square feet per chicken or duck if the
    birds do not have a fenced outdoor run.
    (iii) A minimum of one square foot of laying box space shall be provided per three (3)
    chickens. Each laying box will contain adequate clean bedding material such as
    hay or other similar soft material.
    (iv) One 8” or larger roost is required per chicken. Ducks do not require roosts.
    (v) Coops shall be constructed in a manner that is consistent with the requirements
    of the city’s Supplemental Development Standards for Accessory Structures in
    Articles 21 and 22 of the city Zoning Regulations. No coop shall be located closer
    than five (5) feet from any neighboring property line.
    (vi) In the event that a mobile coop is utilized, the coop shall be kept in compliance
    with all city ordinances that apply to the outdoor storage of property.
    (vii) A coop shall be kept in a clean and sanitary condition to prevent the
    unreasonable accumulation of waste or any other noxious substances, noxious
    odors or the presence of vermin."
    City/Organization Contact nameunknown
    Additional InformationFinney County also has restrictions on fowl not within city limits. This information can be found at same website but click on the county Reg Link instead
    Link for more Information
    http://www.garden-city.org/Search/Results?searchPhrase=fowl&page=1&perPage=10

    chose the city regulation link.
    Information Last UpdatedApril 16, 2013


    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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