Longview Texas Chicken Ordinance
Are Chickens Allowed in this location Yes Max Chickens Allowed Unknown Roosters Allowed Yes Permit Required No Coop Restrictions Yes- Proximity, sanitation, noise ordinances apply. City/Organization Contact name Additional Information Sec. 13-9. Public Nuisances. (a) It shall be unlawful and constitute a public nuisance for the owner or any person to maintain any animal which roams at-large on public or private property; attacks another animal(s); or damages public or private property. (b) It shall be unlawful and constitute a public nuisance for any owner, occupant, or other person in control of a premises to knowingly suffer, permit or maintain the presence of a dead or decaying animal carcass upon any such premises within the city, whether public or private, for more than 24 hours. (c) It shall be unlawful and constitute a public nuisance for any owner, occupant, or other person to allow any enclosure, yard, shed, pen, structure, or other similar place used for keeping of animals or fowl to become unsanitary, or offensive by reason of odor, or create a condition that is a breeding place for fleas or vector, or which creates any health hazard or nuisance to adjacent property owners. (d) It shall be unlawful and constitute a public nuisance for any owner or other person to harbor any animal, or fowl or bird which by any loud, frequent, long, continuous, or unusual sound or cry shall disturb the peace, comfort, or quiet of the neighborhood or the occupants of adjacent premises. (Ord. No. 3141, § 3, 8-8-02) Sec. 13-27. Regulations relating to keeping of poultry and birds. The following regulations shall govern the keeping of poultry, and certain birds in the city: It shall be the duty of any person owning or having within their management or control, any chickens, turkeys, geese or other poultry, to keep same in an enclosure upon their own premises at all times. Enclosure shall mean a house or building, or in case of a fence or structure or pen, it must have secure sides, top, and a secure bottom. The structure or pen shall provide protection from the weather. No chickens, turkeys, geese or other poultry shall be kept in any enclosure within the city, any part of which enclosure is within 100 feet of any adjoining property within the city other than the building or dwelling occupied by the owner of the animals. This section is not to be construed to prevent owners from keeping pet animals inside their residence. (Ord. No. 3141, § 3, 8-8-02) Link for more Information http://www.amlegal.com/nxt/gateway....es$fn=default.htm$3.0$vid=amlegal:longview_tx Information Last Updated 2010-03-31 11:24:35
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