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Haltom City Texas Chicken Ordinance

By Elite Silkies, Jan 11, 2012 | |
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    Haltom City Texas Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens Allowed20 fowl permitted, must have no less than 10,000 sq. ft; Nuisance Ordiance; 100 Showbirds can be kept if you have a current Texas Pullorum-Typhoid Certificate; 1 Rooster is allowed; Codes are listed under Estrays and Livestock
    Roosters AllowedYes
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop Restrictions
    City/Organization Contact name
    Additional InformationSec. 10-48. Enclosures. (e ) More than three birds, but not more than 20 birds, may be kept without a variance on one-family residentially zoned property in the city if the owner of the birds compl ies with the following restrictions: (1) The birds must be kept on a lot or tract of land under one ownership containing a minimum of 10,000 square feet; (2) The birds must be kept at least 100 feet from an adjacent residential s tructure; (3) The birds must be kept in a manner that does not create a nuisance; (4) No more than one male chicken may be kept on the property; and (5) If the owner has obtained a current Texas Pullorum-Typhoid Certificate issued by the Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory, a maximum of 100 show birds may be kept pursuant to this subsection. Sec. 10-49. Breeding of animals. It shall be unlawful for the owner or harborer of any animal listed in this article to knowingly permit or cause to be permitted the breeding of any such animal within the public view. (Ord. No. O-2007-009-04, ยง 1, 2-26-07)
    Link for more Informationhttp://library7.municode.com/default-test/home.htm?infobase=10882&doc_action=whatsnew
    Information Last Updated2010-03-30 18:41:28

    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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