Las Vegas Nevada Chicken Ordinance

By vegaschick, Jan 11, 2012 | |
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    Las Vegas Nevada Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens AllowedNot stated, but must file written and unrevoked consent of any/all neighbors dwelling within 350 feet.
    Roosters AllowedNo
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop RestrictionsYes, poultry must be at all times, confined within a suitable outbuilding, coop, or enclosed runway that is clean and free from offensive odors, animal wastes, rodents, flies, or any other offensive or unwholesome condition; and no poultry within any dwelling house, basement, sub-basement, or cellar.
    City/Organization Contact nameMUNICIPAL CODE City of LAS VEGAS, NEVADA Codified through Ordinance No. 6062, enacted October 21, 2009. (Supplement 1) Las Vegas, NV 400 East Stewart Avenue Las Vegas, NV 89101 (702)229-6501 www.lasvegasnevada.gov
    Additional InformationTitle 7 - ANIMALS >> CHAPTER 7.38 - WILD AND FARM ANIMALS 7.38.050 - Poultry and birds—Permit and other requirements. (A) Except as otherwise provided in Subsection (B), it is unlawful for any person to keep, or cause to be kept, on premises over which any such person may have control within the City: (1) Any poultry within three hundred fifty feet of any dwelling of another person unless such other person has filed with the Animal Control Officer a written, unrevoked consent authorizing the keeping of such poultry within three hundred fifty feet of the dwelling. In the case of pigeons, this distance shall be two hundred feet from any dwelling owned by another person unless such other person has filed with the Animal Control Officer a written, unrevoked consent authorizing the keeping of the pigeons within two hundred feet of the dwelling, in which case the number of pigeons shall be limited to twelve pair over the age of twelve months; (2) Any crowing rooster; (3) Any poultry or birds that are not, at all times, confined within a suitable outbuilding, coop, or enclosed runway that is clean and free from offensive odors, animal wastes, rodents, flies, or any other offensive or unwholesome condition; or (4) Any poultry within any dwelling house, basement, sub-basement, or cellar. (B) A person may keep up to a maximum of three hundred carrier or racing pigeons if the use is approved under, and complies with, the provisions of Title 19. The pigeons must be confined in accordance with Paragraph 3 of Subsection (A) of this Section except during limited periods necessary for exercise, training or competition. 7.38.125 - Carrier or racing pigeon defined. \"Carrier or racing pigeon\" means a pigeon that is bred and kept for the purpose of demonstration or racing, is registered with a national pigeon registry or organization, and is identified as to ownership and registration by a stamp or a band.
    Link for more Informationhttp://library.municode.com/HTML/14787/level2/T7_C7.38.html
    Information Last Updated2010-03-17 00:00:00

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