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Lafayette Louisiana Chicken Ordinance

By TerriLaChicks, Jan 11, 2012 | |
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    Lafayette Louisiana Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens Allowednone
    Roosters AllowedYes
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop Restrictions25' from any other building used for sleeping, dining,living or working
    City/Organization Contact nameLafayette City Council Norma Dugas 337-291-8810 [email protected]
    Additional InformationSec. 10-191. Running at large; pens, coops or other enclosures. (a) It shall be unlawful for any person raising or keeping chickens, turkeys, geese, guineas, ducks, pigeons or other fowl or rabbits to allow or permit the fowl or rabbits to run at large or be at large. (b) It shall be the duty of every person raising or keeping chickens, turkeys, geese, guineas, pigeons or other fowl, except pigeons and migratory waterfowl being raised or kept pursuant to a permit issued by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service of the Department of the Interior on private property, to keep them in a pen, coop or enclosure. Such pen, coop or enclosure shall be constructed in such manner that the fowl shall be confined within such pen, coop or enclosure at all times. Such pen, coop or enclosure shall be at a distance of at least 25 feet from any and every building or structure used for sleeping, dining, living or working, shall be kept in a sanitary condition at all times, and shall be kept in such a manner as will be reasonably calculated not to become offensive to adjacent neighbors or to the public. (c) It shall be the duty of every person raising or keeping migratory waterfowl pursuant to a permit issued by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service of the Department of the Interior on private property to keep them in a pen, coop or enclosure, which shall be constructed in such a manner that fowl shall be confined within such pen, coop or enclosure at all times. Such pen, coop or enclosure shall be a distance of at least 25 feet from any and every building or structure used for sleeping, dining, living or working, shall be kept in a sanitary condition at all times, and shall be kept in such a manner as will be reasonably calculated not to become offensive to adjacent neighbors or to the public.
    Link for more Informationhttp://www.lafayettela.gov/
    Information Last Updated2010-03-19 00:00:00

    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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