Mount Pleasant Iowa Chicken Ordinance

By weirdanne · Jan 11, 2012 ·
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    Mount Pleasant Iowa Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens Allowed
    Roosters AllowedYes
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop Restrictionsless than 50 feet of dwelling house of another, commercial establishment, church, school
    City/Organization Contact name
    Additional InformationSec. 4-25. Restrictions on certain animals. Wherever it is allowed under the zoning ordinances: (a) The owner of any cow, bull, mule, donkey, horse, goat, sheep, swine, rabbit, chicken, duck, turkey or other domestic animal shall not: (1) Allow such animal to run at large; or (2) Keep such animal in any outdoor enclosure or pasture, the exterior boundary of which is less than fifty (50) feet from: a. The dwelling house of another; b. A commercial establishment; c. A church; or d. A school. (b) Subsection (a)(2) of this section shall not include dogs and cats and shall only apply prospectively from November 1, 1987; but anyone prior to November, 1987, who kept the above-enumerated animals in any outdoor enclosure of which the exterior boundary is less than fifty (50) feet from the above structures, shall be prohibited from maintaining such usage at the time it is declared a legal nuisance by the court. (Ord. No. 707, § 1, 3-23-88; Ord. No. 859, § 8, 1-13-93; Ord. No. 885, § 9, 11-10-93)
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    Information Last Updated2011-01-19 04:00:20

    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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