Lincoln Nebraska Chicken Ordinance
Are Chickens Allowed in this location Yes Max Chickens Allowed 2 hens or 6 bantams Roosters Allowed No Permit Required No Coop Restrictions Can\\\'t be within 5 feet of neighboring property, 50 feet of neighboring residence, square footage of pen must equal 3 times number of fowl City/Organization Contact name (Click section 6.04) Additional Information Section 6.04.04 of the Animal Control Regulations states: Pigeons, Small Animal, and Fowl Permit Requirements. a) It shall be unlawful for any person to keep or harbor small animals or fowl, without a permit, in numbers equal to or greater than the minimum provided in Table 6.04.040. (Equals 2 chickens or 6 bantams if you look at the table). b) It shall be unlawful for any person to keep or harbor small animals or fowl as follows: 1) In numbers greater than the maximum provided in Table 6.04.040; 2) Within pens, enclosures or shelters closer than fifty feet to a neighboring residence; or 3) Within pens, enclosures or shelters closer than five feet to a neighboring property line. 6.04.041 Keeping of Roosters Prohibited 6.04.045 Calculating Minimums and Maximums: Exclusions. In calculating the minimums and maximum numbers of animals for purposes of Sections 6.04.030 and 6.04.040, such numbers shall not include: c) Fowl under the age of thirty days or kept within a dwelling. A permit may be obtained to keep the number of animals according to the table in the document and costs $50. Link for more Information http://lancaster.ne.gov/city/attorn/lmc/contents.htm Information Last Updated 2010-03-29 12:13:05
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