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Manitowoc Wisconsin Chicken Ordinance

By GothChick, Jan 11, 2012 | |
  1. GothChick
    Manitowoc Wisconsin Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationNo
    Max Chickens Allowed
    Roosters AllowedNo
    Permit RequiredYes
    Coop Restrictions
    City/Organization Contact name
    Additional InformationOFFENSES AGAINST PUBLIC POLICY, 14.03 CITY OF MANITOWOC (1m) Restricted Species. (a) No person, except for a duly authorized licensed breeder or pet shop owner, shall keep, sell, breed or offer for sale one or more horses, cows, pigs, goats, sheep, chickens, geese, ducks, doves, pigeons or other fowl, bees, large predators, endangered species or poisonous snakes, rodents, reptiles, exotic species or wild animals (collectively “creatures”) or construct or use shelters therefore within the City of Manitowoc without the written permission of the Chief of Police or his designee. In considering any request for such permission, the Chief of Police or his designee shall consider the number and type of animals or creatures, their location, the facilities to be used for such purpose and the likelihood of a public or private nuisance being created, a health hazard, and the ability of the owner to responsibly control and care for the creatures. (b) All stables, coops, yards, pens, kennels or other structures wherein any animal or creature is kept shall be constructed so as to be cleanable and kept in good repair. The inside and outside shall be whitewashed or painted as often as necessary to keep them clean or finished with such material that can be easily cleaned. All such structures shall be kept clean and sanitary and shall not cause any objectionable odor. Accumulations of cleanings or manure of more than one day\'s operation in any such structure shall be deemed a violation of this section and subject to a forfeiture action.
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    Information Last Updated2010-09-15 18:13:30

    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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