Gary Indiana Chicken Ordinance

By PhotoPaige, May 1, 2013 | |
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    Gary Indiana Chicken Ordinance


    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYES
    Max Chickens Allowed4
    Roosters AllowedNO
    Permit Required


    Coop Restrictions
    Poultry is kept within 200 feet of the dwelling house of any person other than the keeper or owner of the poultry.

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    Below is the current code:
    Sec. 8-8. - Poultry and pigeons.
    (a)
    It shall be unlawful for any person to permit any poultry kept, possessed, or owned by that person to run at large upon any street, alley, or public place within the corporate limits of the city.
    (b)
    ... It shall be unlawful for any person to keep any poultry or pigeons or maintain any place where poultry or pigeons are kept, within 200 feet of the dwelling house of any person other than the keeper or owner of the poultry or pigeons. However, this section shall not apply to duly licensed poultry dealers under and pursuant to the laws of the state.
    (Code 1982, § 91.15; Ord. No. 2404)

    Here's the current code, when they say dwelling house it does NOT mean it has to be occupied. H Sec. 8-9. - Animals and bees near dwelling houses.
    (a)
    It shall be unlawful for any person to keep any animal of the horse, cattle, goat, sheep, swine, or rabbit kind within 200 feet of the dwelling house of any person other than the keeper or owner of the animals.
    (b)
    It shall be unlawful for any person to keep bees within 200 feet of the dwelling house of any person other than the keeper or owner of the bees.
    (Code 1982, § 91.16; Ord. No. 404):


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    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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