Joplin Missouri Chicken Ordinance

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Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
Max Chickens AllowedUknown
Roosters AllowedNo
Permit RequiredYes
Coop RestrictionsSec. 18-219. Enclosures generally.Every keeper of any animals or poultry shall confine the animals or poultry in an enclosure sufficient to prevent their running at large. Such enclosure shall be maintained in a clean and sanitary condition at all times, and an approved insecticide shall be used as often as deemed necessary by the department of public health and welfare.
City/Organization Contact nameCITY MANAGER R. Mark Rohr 602 Main Street 624-0820 (Ext. 200) Fax No. 625-4707
Additional InformationSec. 18-214. Keeping livestock and fowl generally. It shall be unlawful for any person, except in such areas of the city that are or may hereafter be zoned AG, to keep, own, maintain, use or have in his possession any rabbits, hares, guinea pigs, horses, mules, donkeys, cattle, goats, sheep, swine, chickens, turkeys, guineas, geese, ducks or pigeons within the city without a permit first being obtained as provided in division 2 of this article. (Code 1977, § 8-146)
Link for more Informationhttp://library3.municode.com/default-now/home.htm?infobase=11060&doc_action=whatsnew
Information Last Updated2010-03-17 00:00:00
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