Lenexa Kansas Chicken Ordinance

Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
Max Chickens AllowedDepends on your zoning
Roosters AllowedYes
Permit RequiredNo
Coop RestrictionsNo corral, shelter or containment area may be within 100 feet of any adjacent dwelling, other than that of the owner of such livestock; within 100 feet from the front lot line or front building line, whichever is greater; and within 25 feet of any side or rear property line.
City/Organization Contact nameCity of Lenexa, KS http://www.ci.lenexa.ks.us/government.html 12350 W 87th St Parkway Lenexa, KS 913-477-7500
Additional InformationKeeping poultry goes according to zoning. You can check your address to see what zoning it falls under via this map, the City of Lenexa provides: http://www.ci.lenexa.ks.us/gis/PDF/Zoning.pdf Section 3-2-H-1 KEEPING OF LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY; NUMBER LIMITED; If you live in Zoning area AG: If you own less than 1 acre you cannot keep any poultry If you own 1-3 acres you are allowed 4 poultry per acre not to exceed 12 poultry. If you own 3+ acres no limit in the amount of poultry you can keep. If you live in Zoning area RE or RPE: If you own less than 1 acre, you cannot keep any poultry. If you own 1-3 acres you are allowed 4 poultry per acre not to exceed 12 poultry. If you own 3+acres you are allowed a maximum of 12 poultry. All other Zoning Districts - regardless of how many lots you own, you cannot keep poultry. A special livestock permit will be required to keep any poultry outside of the numeric lot size, so long as the request is based upon pre-existing conditions, topography or other unique site conditions .
Link for more Informationhttp://www.ci.lenexa.ks.us/LenexaCode/CityCodes.html
Information Last Updated2010-04-26 22:05:34

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