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Memphis Tennessee Chicken Ordinance

By LarryPQ, Jan 11, 2012 | |
  1. LarryPQ
    Memphis Tennessee Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens AllowedZONING RESTRICTIONS APPLY
    Roosters AllowedYes
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop RestrictionsSanitation, noise, zoning, proximity restrictions apply
    City/Organization Contact nameMemphis, Tennessee http://www.animallaw.info/statutes/stustnodgermantown_memphis.htm#s2div1
    Additional InformationSec. 8-8-10 - Keeping of livestock within one thousand feet of residence or place of business. No person shall keep any cattle, cows, sheep, horses, mules, swine or goats within one thousand (1,000) feet of any residence or place of business in the city without a permit to do so from the health officer. The health officer shall issue permits only when the keeping of such animals in the yard or buildings, and under the circumstances set forth in the application for the permit, shall not injuriously affect the public\'s health. This section shall not apply to slaughterhouses or city parks.
    Link for more Informationhttp://library.municode.com/index.aspx?clientId=16109&stateId=42&stateName=Tennessee
    Information Last Updated2010-04-26 17:04:08

    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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