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Hurricane West Virginia Chicken Ordinance

By LarryPQ, Jan 11, 2012 | |
  1. LarryPQ
    Hurricane West Virginia Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens AllowedNot stated
    Roosters AllowedYes
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop RestrictionsProximity, zoning, building, sanitation, noise ordinances apply.
    City/Organization Contact name
    Additional InformationSec. 505.23. Keeping farm animals. (a) No person shall keep any kind of poultry, fowl or pigeon within 100 feet of any structure owned by another and used for human habitation, occupation or assembly, whether the structure is in the same or adjacent block or square; nor shall any fowl, poultry or pigeon be permitted by the owner thereof to run, fly, stray or otherwise be at large in any streets of the City or in any lot or premises not in the possession or under the control of the owner of such poultry, fowl or pigeon. (b) No person shall keep or permit to be kept within the corporate limits any hog, goat, cow, chicken or other animal or fowl in a pen or otherwise confined in any lot, to the annoyance, detriment or inconvenience of any neighbor or the public. (Code 1979, §§ 4-1-12, 4-1-13; Code 1991, § 505.23) Sec. 505.26. Maintenance of stables and pens. (a) No person, firm or corporation shall erect or maintain any cattle or horse barn, hog pens or other structure wherein animals are kept within 100 feet of any permanently improved, open and used street or avenue within the City, or within 100 feet of any structure owned by another or used for human habitation, occupation or assembly, whether the structure is in the same or adjacent block or square. (b) Each stable, pen, coop and other enclosure or place where any animal or fowl is kept shall be so located and of such construction as to have sufficient sanitary drainage to keep it dry at all times; and it shall be the duty of each person owning, harboring or keeping any animal or fowl to maintain each enclosure or other place where such animal or fowl is kept in a clean and sanitary condition at all times, free of any unwholesome or offensive substance, liquid or odor and so as not to constitute a nuisance. (Code 1979, §§ 4-1-18, 4-1-19; Code 1991, § 505.26)
    Link for more Informationhttp://library5.municode.com/default-test/home.htm?infobase=14172&doc_action=whatsnew
    Information Last Updated2010-04-29 21:30:54

    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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