Ogden Utah Chicken Ordinance

Are Chickens Allowed in OgdenNo
Max Chickens AllowedUnknown - (100 pigeons, no mention of chickens)
Roosters AllowedNo
Permit RequiredN/a
Coop RestrictionsN/a
City/Organization Contact name
2549 Washington Blvd. Ogden, UT 84401

Additional Informationhttp://sterlingcodifiers.com/codebook/index.php?book_id=515 5-5-2: LICENSING: A. Required; Fee: It is unlawful for any person to act as an auctioneer in the city unless he has a valid business license in full force and effect as required by chapter 1 of this title. It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation or association to operate as an \"auction house\", as defined in section 5-5-1 of this chapter, within the city unless licensed under chapter 1 of this title. The business license fees shall be as specified in chapter 1, article B of this title. (1979 Code § 5.10.020; amd. Ord. 90-42, 7-26-1990) B. Exemptions: The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to any auction held for charitable or benevolent purposes; nor for any church fair, festival or bazaar; nor to the sale of household goods or effects by the owner thereof at his place of residence; nor to the sale of live animals or poultry at any stockyards, stock show or fair. ===== 12-7-6: KEEPING STRUCTURE FOR ANIMALS PROHIBITED WHERE: It is unlawful for any to keep or maintain any barn, stable, shed, corral or hive in which are kept horses, cows, poultry, domestic animals or bees within seventy five feet (75\') of any dwelling house or residence or public street within the limits of the City. (1979 Code § 8.24.060; amd. 1999 Code) Manufacturing which involves the processing or collecting of raw materials, animals, or animal byproducts or plants, e.g., meat packaging, poultry processing, grain and cereal mills, pharmaceuticals, are not allowed ===== 12-7-8: KEEPING FOWL; ENCLOSURES REQUIRED; PROHIBITED WHERE: It is unlawful for any person to keep any chickens, ducks, pigeons or other fowl in the City limits unless the same are at all times kept confined in proper pens or enclosures. All such pens or enclosures shall be kept in a clean and sanitary condition and shall not be placed or maintained within seventy five feet (75\') of any dwelling. (1979 Code § 8.24.080) ===== 13-2-6: RESTRAINT; RULES AND REGULATIONS: H. Fowl Running At Large: It is unlawful for the owner of any domestic fowl, such as turkeys, ducks, geese, chickens, peacocks, pigeons and any game fowl to permit such fowl to trespass or go upon the premises of another or to run at large within the limits of the city. ===== 13-3-1: CRUELTY TO ANIMALS: A person commits cruelty to animals when he/she: A. Animal Fighting: Causes one animal or fowl to fight with another. It is unlawful for any person to participate in animal fighting exhibitions and related activities in violation of Utah Code Annotated section 76-9-301 et seq., as amended. Violators shall be subject to the penalties and enforcement provisions specified in Utah Code Annotated section 76-9-301 et seq., as amended. C. Pain And Suffering: By act or omission causes pain, suffering, terror or torment, or if she/he injures, mutilates or causes disease or death to any animal or fowl. F. Fowl; Fighting: Raises, trains, purchases or sells any animal or fowl for fighting or harbors fowl for fighting purposes, which has the comb clipped or the spur altered or who is in possession of cock spurs, slashers, gaffs, or other tools, equipment, devices or training facilities for the purpose of training and/or engaging an animal in combat with another animal. J. Artificially Colored: Sells, purchases, owns or has custody of any animals or fowl that have been dyed, painted, or otherwise artificially colored. ===== K. Fowl; Advertising Devices: 1. Under Eight Weeks Of Age: Sells or offers for sale, raffle, prizes, a premium or an advertising device any chicks, goslings, ducklings or other fowl younger than eight (8) weeks of age in quantities of less than six (6) birds to an individual recipient. ===== 2. Brooders And Heating Devices: Offers chicks, ducklings, goslings or other fowl for sale, raffles, offers as a prize, a premium or an advertising device, or displays chicks, ducklings, goslings or other fowl to the public without providing and operating brooders or other heating devices that may be necessary to maintain the chicks, ducklings, goslings or other fowl in good health and without keeping adequate food and water available to the birds at all times. ===== L. Prizes Or Inducements: Awards live animals, fish or fowl as prizes or inducements: ===== 1. No live animal, fish or fowl may be given away, raffled or offered as a prize, premium, advertising device or as an inducement to enter any contest, game or other competition. 2. No live animal, fish or fowl may be given away as an inducement to enter a place of amusement or business. 3. No person may give away any live animal, fish or fowl as an incentive to enter any commercial or business agreement. 4. It shall be unlawful to buy, sell, raffle, trade or offer for adoption any live animal, fish or fowl at a swap meet, rummage sale, flea market or similar event. ===== 15-13-19: RACING PIGEONS; STANDARDS AND OPERATING PROCEDURES: M. Breeding: Lofts may not be utilized for the business of breeding, raising or harboring fowl for commercial or marketing purposes. (Ord. 86-15, 3-27-1986)
Link for more Informationhttp://sterlingcodifiers.com/codebook/index.php?book_id=515
Information Last Updated2010-03-27 09:44:38

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