Jefferson County Kentucky Chicken Ordinance

By LarryPQ, Jan 11, 2012 | |
  1. LarryPQ
    Jefferson County Kentucky Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens Allowed5 non-crowers 0.5 acre
    Roosters AllowedNo
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop RestrictionsYes. Confinement, zoning, and sanitation ordinances apply.
    City/Organization Contact name
    Additional Information(7) All livestock other than poultry as set forth in subsection (8), below shall be confined by a fence in good repair sufficient to prevent the animal(s) from leaving the owner\'s property. Livestock found not restrained by a fence in good repair and which present a threat to public safety may be removed and the owner charged with a violation of this section. (8) All crowing and non-crowing poultry must be kept on tracts or lots of at least .5 acres or more, unless a tract or lot is on less than .5 acres and only houses five or less non-crowing poultry, and no more than one crowing poultry in accordance with the remainder of this subsection. All crowing and non-crowing poultry shall be kept in a fence or structure of sufficient height and construction to prevent the animal(s) from leaving the owner\'s property. The fence or structure must be in good repair. All gates or doors to the fence or structure shall fit properly and shall be locked or secured by a latch. Poultry associated with an agricultural use shall not be subject to the restraint requirement as set forth herein.
    Link for more InformationLouisville. http://www.louisvilleky.gov/AnimalServices/animal_ordinances
    Information Last Updated2010-03-29 11:44:32

    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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