Herndon Virginia Chicken Ordinance

Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
Max Chickens Allowed1 HEN ONLY
Roosters AllowedNo
Permit RequiredNo
Coop RestrictionsYes, conditions, location, proximity to residences. Cleanliness and odors. NOISE ORDINANCES APPLY.
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Additional InformationSec. 6-3. Keeping of fowl. (a) It is prohibited and unlawful to keep in the town more than one female fowl, or more than one female water fowl, or any male fowl, or any male water fowl, or any guinea fowl. (b) \"Fowl\" means any domesticated gallinaceous bird, including chickens, or roosters, or both. \"Water fowl\" means any domesticated duck, goose, or swan. (c) It is prohibited and unlawful to allow or cause any fowl or water fowl to run at large in the Town. \"To run at large\" means to roam, run or self-hunt off the property of the owner or custodian of a fowl or water fowl and not under such owner\'s or custodian\'s immediate control. (d) A structure used for confining, accommodating, or sheltering fowl or water fowl may be located no closer than ten feet from any lot line. (e) Violation of this section constitutes a class 3 misdemeanor. (Ord. No. 03-O-36, § 1, 2-20-2004) Sec. 26-241. Animals and fowl. (a) No person shall keep or maintain or permit the keeping of, upon any premises owned, occupied or controlled by such person, any animal or fowl otherwise permitted to be kept which, by any sound, cry or behavior, shall cause annoyance or discomfort to a reasonable person of normal sensitiveness in any residential neighborhood. (b) Any noise which is clearly audible across the property line of any property or clearly audible through partitions common to two persons within a building shall be deemed to be prima facie evidence of a violation of the provisions of this section. (Code 1992, § 14-32(h))
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Information Last Updated2010-03-23 00:00:00

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