McAlester Oklahoma Chicken Ordinance

Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
Max Chickens Allowednone stated
Roosters AllowedNo
Permit RequiredYes
Coop Restrictionsnone stated
City/Organization Contact name28 E. Washington P.O. Box 578 McAlester, OK 74502 918-423-9300
Additional InformationSec. 10-2. Permit to keep animals other than dogs or cats. (a) It shall be unlawful for any person to keep, own, maintain, use or have in his possession any animal within the corporate limits of the city unless he has a permit to do so issued in accord with this section. (b) Application for a permit under this section shall be filed with the city treasurer on forms provided for that purpose. There shall be two classifications of such permits as follows: (1) A permit for the keeping of small animals, other than dogs and cats, the fee for which shall be $2.00 per year. All such permits shall expire one year from date of purchase. The requirement of this section does not apply to pet shops as defined. (2) A permit for the keeping of large animals, the fee for which shall be $10.00 per year per large animal. All such permits shall expire one year from the date of purchase. (c) An application filed under this section shall be referred to the health officer, who shall inspect the premises where the animals are to be kept. The permit shall not be issued unless the application is approved by the health officer. The health officer shall approve such application only after determining that the applicant for such permit complies with the requirements for the keeping of animals, as set forth in this chapter. The health officer shall designate in the permit the number and kind of animals that may be kept on the premises. (d) The failure of any keeper of any animal to comply with the provisions of this chapter or the sanitation standards and requirements established by the health officer shall be cause for the health officer to refuse to grant a permit for the keeping of such animal, or if the permit shall have been previously granted to such keeper, shall be cause for the revocation of the same.
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Information Last Updated2010-03-23 00:00:00

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