Grand Forks North Dakota Chicken Ordinance

By chicksnchooks · Jan 11, 2012 ·
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    Grand Forks North Dakota Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationNo
    Max Chickens Allowed
    Roosters AllowedNo
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop RestrictionsChickens are prohibited
    City/Organization Contact nameCity Hall 255 North 4th Street P.O. Box 5200 Grand Forks, ND 58206-5200 email: Phone: 701-746-4636 (INFO) Fax: 701.787.3725
    Additional InformationOwning poultry is not allowed in Grand Forks, North Dakota unless it is for commercial use. Chapter 11-0215 states regarding Animals and fowl; nuisance, defined and prohibited: The keeping of any animal or fowl which causes annoyance, disturbance or offense to persons residing in, or passing through the neighborhood, either by reason of: (1) Barking, howling, braying, crowing, or other sound common to its species; or (2) Biting, threatening, chasing or molesting persons upon the public sidewalks or streets, or the property of persons other than the owner; or (3) By reason of the failure of the owner to maintain all structures, pens, coops or yards wherein any animal or fowl is kept, in a clean and sanitary condition devoid of rodents and vermin, and free from all objectionable odors; or (4) Keeping any animal or fowl in violation of any provision of this section is hereby declared to be a nuisance and the keeping or maintaining of such nuisance is hereby prohibited. Each day\'s continuance of such nuisance shall be a separate offense 11-0217. Fowl prohibited. (1) Except as otherwise provided in this article, it shall be unlawful for any owner, keeper, or custodian of chickens, ducks, geese, turkeys, doves, pigeons, or other fowl to permit or allow the same to be maintained, kept, housed or at large within the limits of the city. (2) No such fowl shall under any circumstances be kept within an enclosure within the city at a distance less than seventy-five (75) feet from any dwelling house without the written consent of the owner or tenants of said dwelling. (3) Except as otherwise provided in this article, any person who owns or keeps at any time within the limits of the city any unauthorized fowl of any kind shall be deemed guilty of maintaining a public nuisance if such fowl is not removed from the city within ten (10) days after notice. Each day\'s continuance of such nuisance shall be a separate offense. (Ord. No. 4253, ยง II, 10-20-08)
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