Knoxville-A Tennessee Chicken Ordinance

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Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
Max Chickens AllowedZONING RESTRICTIONS APPLY---not stated
Roosters AllowedNo
Permit RequiredNo
Coop Restrictions500 Feet from a building frequently inhabited by humans, with the exception of the poultry owner's residence.
City/Organization Contact nameKnoxville, TN 400 Main Street Knoxville, TN 37901 (865)215-2050
Additional InformationChapter 5, Article IV, Section 5-102, Sub-section (a)(3). Based on what I read in the sub-section, a homeowner within the city limit is allowed to own poultry. There is a distance requirement for coops. This is probably the big \\\"IF\\\" in this municipal code.
Link for more Informationhttp://library.municode.com/HTML/11098/level3/PTIICOOR_CH5AN_ARTIVLI.html
Information Last Updated2011-05-13 10:51:53
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