<CITY AND STATE> Chicken Ordinance


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Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
Max Chickens Allowed8 (this limit is new)
Roosters AllowedNO (this is new)
Permit RequiredNO
Coop RestrictionsNo pen, coop, building or other enclosure used for the purpose of housing fowl (with the exception of homing pigeons) shall be erected or maintained within thirty (30) feet of any occupied residence other than that of the owner. (note new measurement
City/Organization Contact nameCity of Naperville, IL
Additional InformationSection 3 of Ord. No. 12-013 states the following: "Any housing for fowl or livestock lawfully established prior to February 7, 2012 shall be permitted to continue operating in accordance with provisions of law and the Municipal Code related to nonconforming uses for a six-month period expiring August 8, 2012. Upon completion of the amortization period, all housing for fowl or livestock shall operate in compliance with the provisions of Section 10-4-6 (Fowl and Livestock)."
Link for more Information
http://library.municode.com/HTML/14853/level2/TIT10PORE_CH4ANCO.html#TIT10PORE_CH4ANCO_10-4-6FOLI
Information Last UpdatedApril 2012
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