Hannibal Missouri Chicken Ordinance

By weirdanne, Jan 11, 2012 | |
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    Hannibal Missouri Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens Allowed
    Roosters AllowedYes
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop Restrictionsnot closer than 150 feet of any residence or place of business other than that of the owner
    City/Organization Contact name
    Additional InformationSec. 4-15. Keeping livestock, fowl restricted. (a) Restrictions. The keeping within the city of cattle, sheep, horses or ponies or their offspring within 400 feet of any residence or place of business other than that of the owner, or the keeping of rabbits, chickens, ducks, turkeys or other domestic fowl or their offspring within 150 feet of any residence or place of business other than that of the owner, after the filing with the animal control officer of a written, signed complaint by the owner or occupant of any residence or place of business within the aforementioned distances, shall be prohibited. Nothing herein shall be construed to allow the keeping of hogs or swine within the city limits. (b) Complaint filing. The complaint filed under this section must also be signed by the health officer and, before the penalty provisions of this Code may be enforced, written notice of the filing of such complaint must first be served upon the person against whom such complaint is made, and a period of ten days must elapse before a warrant for the arrest of the alleged violator may be effected. (c) Notice. Written notice must be served under this section upon the alleged violator personally, and failure to locate such alleged violator personally shall place with the animal control officer the choice of serving such notice by registered United States mail with a return receipt or by serving personally the agent of such alleged violator. (d) Exceptions. The provisions of this section shall not prohibit the temporary keeping of the above-mentioned domestic animals and fowl in any licensed sales barn, stockyard, slaughterhouse, hatchery or produce house. (Code 1988, § 4-15; Ord. No. 3698, § 1, 12-5-1989)
    Link for more Informationhttp://library3.municode.com:80/default-test/template.htm? view=browse&doc_action=setdoc&doc_keytype=tocid&doc_key=50361873eeb64131e78295ea0a886462&infobase=144 03
    Information Last Updated2011-01-19 04:05:56

    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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