Montgomery Ohio Chicken Ordinance

By valereee · Jan 11, 2012 ·
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    Montgomery Ohio Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens Allowed6
    Roosters AllowedNo
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop RestrictionsCoops and enclosures must not be visible from the street, must be screened from neighboring properties by fencing or landscaping, and must adhere to setbacks and property maintenance codes.
    City/Organization Contact nameCheryl Hilvert, city manager 10101 Montgomery Rd Montgomery, OH 45242 (513) 891-2424
    Additional InformationNew Ordinance #13-2009 states that: 1. Chapter 150.03 of the Land Usage Code shall be amended to exclude hens from the definition of farm animals. 2. Section 151.1003 of the Land Usage Code shall be amended to recognize as a permitted use in the A, B, and C districts the keeping of chickens/hens provided that such animals are kept for personal use by the resident of the property and that chickens/hens shall be limited to six or fewer chickens. 3. Section 151.1009(B) shall be amended to require chicken coops be permitted in the side or rear yard no less than fifteen feet from the side lot or rear lot line, not visible from the public street on which the property fronts, be screened from abutting properties with landscaping, a fence, or a wall, not exceed six feet in height, and not cover an area greater than 80 square feet.
    Link for more Information (however, it hasn't been updated to reflect this law, which is new. I have a pdf of the ordinance with signatures of the Mayor and Law Director, if that helps.)
    Information Last Updated2010-12-18 07:39:38

    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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