Lynchburg Virginia Chicken Ordinance

By chicksnchooks · Jan 11, 2012 · ·
  1. chicksnchooks
    Lynchburg Virginia Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens AllowedNo limit given
    Roosters AllowedYes
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop RestrictionsNo coop restrictions given
    City/Organization Contact name
    Additional InformationChapter 7-5 states regarding Fowl at large: It shall be unlawful for any person to permit any fowl belonging to him to go at large in the city. Anyone violating this section shall be punished by a fine of up to two hundred fifty dollars ($250.00), in the discretion of the court. (Code 1959, ยง 4-7; Ord. No. O-10-025, 3-23-10)
    Link for more Informationhttp://www.lynchburgva.gov/Index.aspx?page=1510
    Information Last Updated2010-04-29 21:29:33

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  1. Kris10Dana
    There are coop restrictions and maximum numbers allowed in Lynchburg. You have to look in the permitted uses for your residential zone. In low density R1 you may have 1 - 4 hens for non commercial personal use. The coop must be set back 20 ft. from any street or lot line (35.1-29). You must live on 10 acres or more to have 5 or more chickens (35.1-28).

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