Lower Providence Township, Pennsylvania Chicken Ordinance
Are Chickens Allowed in this location Yes Max Chickens Allowed "incidental to principal use" (see code) Roosters Allowed Yes Permit Required No Coop Restrictions Yes (10 ft from property line if coop is over 250sq/ft) City/Organization Contact name http://www.lowerprovidence.org Additional Information ORD-556 Zoning Ordinance Amendment Link for more Information http://www.lowerprovidence.org/documents/ORD-556ZoningOrdinanceAmendment.pdf (page 3) Information Last Updated 9/21/2006
SECTION 8, ARTICLE III, $143-19 of the Code of Ordinances is hereby amended by eliminating the current section and replacing it with the following language:
$143-19. Principal uses and accessory uses.
A. Accessory uses authorized in this chapter shall include, but not by way of limitation, the following:
1. Uses accessory to agriculture: greenhouses; roadside stands for sale of products produced on premise; barns; keeping, breeding and management of livestock and poultry, but only in such quantities and to such extent as are customarily incidental to the principal use; and preparation of products produced on the premises for the use and disposal thereof by marketing or otherwise.
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