Kansas, Alma - City Chicken Ordinance

By venymae · Apr 3, 2016 ·
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    <ALMA, KS> Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens Allowed6
    Roosters AllowedNo
    Permit RequiredYes
    Coop RestrictionsHenhouses shall be provided for all chickens kept within the city and shall be designed to provide safe and healthy living conditions for the chickens while minimizing the adverse impacts to city residents. All henhouses shall be well maintained. All henhouse structures shall be enclosed on all sides and have a roof and doors. All henhouse access doors must be able to be shut and locked at night. Windows and vents must be covered with predator-proof and bird-proof wire containing less than one inch openings. No henhouse or chicken pen shall be located closer than 10 feet to any property line of any adjacent property. All henhouses and chicken pens must be located at least 25 feet from the nearest neighbor’s residence. All henhouses and chicken pens shall be located in the backyard of the residence at issue. “Backyard” as used in this section, shall mean that area of a lot that is located between the back of a house and the rear property line.
    City/Organization Contact nameCity Of Alma, KS
    Additional InformationNo Slaughtering w/n City Limits Allowed. Provision must be made for the storage and removal of chicken manure. Permit Fee $5.00
    Link for more Informationhttp://library.amlegal.com/nxt/gateway.dll/Kansas/alma_ks/codeofthecityofalmakansas?f=templates$fn=default.htm$3.0$vid=amlegal:alma_ks
    Information Last UpdatedMarch 2016

    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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    VenyMae loves chickens but sometimes has to give them up because of her nomadic lifestyle! Luckily she has friends that share her love and let her hatch eggs for them! She currently resides in the United States after returning from a stint in China, but will be moving to Central America in the next year. Her family includes her spouse, two young sons, and their cat Susan.


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