Kirby Texas Chicken Ordinance

Are Chickens Allowed in this locationNo
Max Chickens Allowed
Roosters AllowedNo
Permit RequiredYes
Coop Restrictionsnone listed
City/Organization Contact nameCity of Kirby office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. For information, call (210) 661-3198 [email protected]
Additional Information§ 91.22 KEEPING OF POULTRY, FOWL, AND OTHER SMALL ANIMALS. (A) On any premises in the city, it shall be unlawful for any person to keep or to permit the keeping of chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese, or other fowl and poultry. § 91.25 EXCEPTIONS. (A) Any person enrolled as a member of Future Farmers of America (FFA) under the supervision of a high school vocational agricultural teacher, or a 4-H member under the supervision of the Bexar County Agricultural Agent, or designated as a breeder for said organizations may apply to the City Manager for a permit to be exempted from the limitations of this chapter which exemption shall not be unreasonably withheld and any individual denied the issuance of a permit may appeal said decision to the City Council. A request for a permit must include type, sex, number of animal and time period of program. (B) The form of application for permits under this section shall be prescribed by the City Manager and no fee shall be charged for such permits. (C) Any person who has animals, except dogs or cats, which do not conform to the regulations prescribed in this chapter and which have been in existence prior to the date of this chapter shall be allowed to retain the animals until such time as their property is sold, the existing animal dies or is sold. These persons shall not be allowed to replace the animals; nor can they keep any newborn animals once they become six months of age. (Ord. 2007-629, passed 3-1-07)
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Information Last Updated2010-03-18 00:00:00

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