LaCrosse Wisconsin Chicken Ordinance

Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
Roosters AllowedNo
Permit RequiredNo
Coop Restrictions
City/Organization Contact nameMayor Mathias Harter * (608) 789-7500 * [email protected] * 400 La Crosse St., 6th Floor La Crosse, WI 54601
Additional Information(V) ANIMALS AND SPECIES PROHIBITED WITHIN THE CITY. The species named in this section and vicious or wild animals as defined in 20.22(B)(28) and (29) are by their nature or actions considered to be a public nuisance and are hereby declared to be a nuisance within the City and may not be kept by any person within the City limits of La Crosse. Species prohibited by this section are: Livestock - including all cattle, horses, mules and donkeys, sheep and goats and swine; and also all mink, foxes, skunks, raccoons, chickens, pigeons, geese, ducks, bees, poisonous snakes, alligators, crocodiles and other wild animals as defined in 20.22(B)(29). This subsection does not apply to agricultural zoned districts of the city and animals permitted in connection with lawful uses therein or wild animals as permitted in 20.22(J)(7). This subsection shall further not apply to licensed lofts for the keeping of homing, sporting or show pigeons that were established lofts existing prior to January 1, 2005 and maintain a license for such loft or lofts under Subsection 20.22(FF). (Am. Ord. #2755 - 10/14/82, #3377 - 6/11/92 & 2nd Am. Ord. #4217 2/10/05)
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Information Last Updated2010-03-23 00:00:00

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