North Palm Beach Florida Ordinance

By kmwendt · Mar 29, 2012 · Updated Mar 29, 2012 · ·
  1. kmwendt
    <CITY AND STATE> Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this location: No, some exceptions
    Max Chickens Allowed N/A
    Roosters Allowed: No, exceptions
    Permit Required
    Coop Restrictions
    City/Organization Contact name: Village manager, by written application
    Additional Information:
    Sec. 4-6. - Keeping certain animals prohibited; exceptions.[​IMG]
    No person shall keep, possess or maintain any live animal, including fowl, within the village, except as follows: Dogs, cats, parrots, parakeets, canaries, rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, gerbils and turtles may be kept, possessed and maintained as household pets within the village so long as they are kept, possessed and maintained in compliance with the provisions of this chapter; and provided, further, that these household pets do not constitute a nuisance to neighbors because of excessive noise or odors. Proper sanitary measures shall be observed and followed at all times in connection with the keeping, maintaining or possessing of such pets.
    Any person desiring to keep, possess or maintain any live animal, including fowl, which is not enumerated in paragraph (a) of this section may do so only after written request therefor to the village manager, who shall at his discretion either grant or deny such request based upon considerations of protecting public health, safety and welfare.
    (Code 1970, § 4-6; Ord. No. 206-70, § 2)​
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  1. kmwendt
    I have yet to hear of anyone writing to the Village Manager and requesting to keep chickens in backyards. I'll followup and post results. Anyone else out there from North Palm Beach?

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