Lexington Kentucky Chicken Ordinance

By LarryPQ, Jan 11, 2012 | Updated: May 5, 2016 | | |
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    Lexington Kentucky Chicken Ordinance
    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens AllowedNot defined
    Roosters AllowedYes - See section 4-12. Noisy Animals, keeping.
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop RestrictionsNone defined
    City/Organization Contact nameLexington-Fayette Urban County Govt. | 200 E. Main St, Lexington, KY 40507
    Additional Information
    Lexington has few restrictions on pouoltry, except to clarify them not running loose, like any other animals. Here are additional rules specific to fowl:

    Sec. 4-7. - Same—Selling dyed chicks or other baby fowl.
    Any person who shall sell or offer for sale at retail living baby chicks, ducklings or other fowl which have been dyed, colored or otherwise treated so as to import artificial color, shall be subject to a fine of not less than one hundred dollars ($100.00) nor more than five hundred dollars ($500.00) or imprisonment for a term not to exceed twelve (12) months, or both, for each act which shall be a separate offense.
    (Ord. No. 10-99, § 1, 1-28-99)
    Sec. 4-8. - Same—Selling chicks or other baby fowl in small numbers.
    Any person who shall sell or offer for sale at retail living baby chicks, ducklings or other fowl under two (2) months of age in any quantity less than six (6) shall be subject to a fine of not less than one hundred dollars ($100.00) nor more than five hundred dollars ($500.00) or imprisonment for a term not to exceed twelve (12) months, or both, for each act which shall be a separate offense.
    Link for more Informationhttps://www2.municode.com/library/k.../codes/code_of_ordinances?nodeId=COOR_CH4ANFO
    Information Last Updated5/5/2016

    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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