Lakeland Florida Chicken Ordinance

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Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
Max Chickens Allowedunknown
Roosters AllowedNo
Permit RequiredNo
Coop RestrictionsMust be 50 feet or more from any residence or place of abode which is occupied by any person
City/Organization Contact nameLakeland FL
Additional InformationSec. 10-1. Crowing of roosters declared nuisance. The crowing of roosters, cocks, or cockerels within the corporate limits of the city is hereby declared to be a nuisance. The keeping of such roosters, cocks or cockerels in the city is hereby prohibited. (Code 1960, § 4.04) Sec. 10-2. Keeping animals or fowl. (a) It shall be unlawful for any person to pen, confine, keep or maintain any fowl of any kind within the residential district of the city less than 50 feet from any residence or place of abode which is occupied by any person, unless three-fourths of the residents within such area shall give their written consent to the city manager of the city that such may be kept or maintained within a shorter distance. (b) It shall be unlawful for any person to keep or maintain any fowl or animal within any place within the city in such a manner that the unsightly appearance caused by such keeping or maintenance by way of noise, odor, or condition thereof shall be offensive or unhealthful to persons of ordinary sensibilities.
Link for more Informationhttp://library8.municode.com/default-test/home.htm?infobase=10955&doc_action=whatsnew
Information Last Updated2010-03-22 00:00:00
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