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Loves Park Illinois Chicken Ordinance

By LarryPQ, Jan 11, 2012 | |
  1. LarryPQ
    Loves Park Illinois Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens AllowedR-U only. ZONING RESTRICTIONS APPLY.
    Roosters AllowedNo
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop RestrictionsProximity, sanitation, zoning restrictions apply.
    City/Organization Contact name
    Additional InformationSec. 14-3. Limit on type and number of animals within the city. (a) With the exception of any districts zoned RU, only domestic animals shall be allowed to be kept within any household or building or on any real property located in the city. (b) There shall be a maximum limitation per household or building located within the city of three domestic animals, not to exceed two of any one species, excepting households previously lawful on the effective date of this amendatory ordinance and so continuing; provided however, that any newborn domestic animals born from the same litter shall be allowed to remain in the household despite the limitation of this section for up to four months from the date of birth. The code enforcement officer or his or her designee may impound immediately every animal exceeding the limit per household. (c) Any violation of this section is hereby declared to be a public nuisance and each day this section is violated shall constitute a separate offense. (d) Notwithstanding subsection (a) of this section, there shall be no limitation on the maximum number of domestic animals allowed to be kept in any building located in a district zoned for commercial use if such animals are kept pursuant to any of the following activities: (1) Veterinarian services by licensed veterinarians; (2) Dog or cat grooming services; an operator of a kennel, cattery or pet shop licensed under the Animal Welfare Act (225 ILCS 605); (3) A private not-for-profit animal sanctuary; or (4) Scientific/research labs. (Ord. No. 3257-06, ยง 2, 5-1-06)
    Link for more Informationhttp://library3.municode.com/default-test/home.htm?infobase=10953&doc_action=whatsnew
    Information Last Updated2010-03-30 12:29:58

    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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