Muskegon Michigan Chicken Ordinance

By LarryPQ, Jan 11, 2012 | |
  1. LarryPQ
    Muskegon Michigan Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens Allowed1 poultry as pet only
    Roosters AllowedNo
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop Restrictionsnone listed
    City/Organization Contact nameThe City Clerk’s office is managed by: Ann Becker, City Clerk 933 Terrace St. Muskegon, MI 49440 Phone Number: (231) 724-6705 Fax Number: (231) 724-4178
    Additional InformationOrdinance 6 section 17 states \\\"No live poultry shall be kept in the city except in a commercial establishment legally licensed and zoned therefor, except that one pet may be kept in a pen or confinement which is at least 25 feet from any dwelling.\\\" There is no written law on poultry, but by verbal answer I was told we may house chickens as long as there are no complaints from neighbors. Should complaints be filed we would be asked to remove the chicken immediately.
    Link for more Informationhttp://www.muskegon-mi.gov/departments/city-clerk/code-of-ordinances/
    Information Last Updated2010-03-22 00:00:00

    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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