Omaha Nebraska Chicken Ordinance

By LarryPQ, Jan 11, 2012 | |
  1. LarryPQ
    Omaha Nebraska Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens AllowedDepends on your permit
    Roosters AllowedNo
    Permit RequiredYes
    Coop RestrictionsStandard city building codes - varies with lot size
    City/Organization Contact nameDouglas County Health Department (402) 444-7471
    Additional Informationhttp://www.animallaw.info/statutes/stusneodnorthplatte_omaha.htm#sart10 Sec. 6-263. Poultry to be enclosed. It shall be unlawful for any person to allow poultry, chickens, hens, turkeys, ducks, geese, or other like fowl to be at large within the city, except in enclosed places on private property. (Ord. No. 36463, § 2, 12-16-03) DIVISION 2. PERMIT Sec. 6-266. Required for keeping of livestock or poultry. It shall be unlawful for any person to keep, maintain or harbor any horses, goats, sheep, swine, except mini-pigs as defined in article XI of this chapter, cattle or poultry within this city without first obtaining a permit to do so from the health department. (Ord. No. 36463, § 2, 12-16-03) Sec. 6-267. Application. Any person desiring to obtain a permit required by the provisions of this division shall make application therefor in writing on a form furnished by the health department stating: (a) The name and location of the applicant. (b) The kind and number of animals or fowl to be kept. (c) The name of the person in charge of the animals or fowl, if different from the name and location of the applicant. (d) Such other information as the department may require. (Ord. No. 36463, § 2, 12-16-03) Sec. 6-268. Investigation. Upon receipt of an application for a permit required by the provisions of this division, the health officer or his duly authorized representative shall investigate the premises and the manner in which the animals or fowl are to be kept. (Ord. No. 36463, § 2, 12-16-03) Sec. 6-269. Conditions for issuance. A permit required by the provisions of this division shall be issued only if the location and the keeping of animals or fowl is, in the opinion of the health department, such as not to be a health hazard or nuisance to the surrounding neighborhood. (Ord. No. 36463, § 2, 12-16-03) Sec. 6-270. Revocation. A permit issued under the provisions of this division may be revoked by the health department for the violation by the permittee of any provision of this division or any other applicable provision of this code, state law or city ordinance, rule or regulation. (Ord. No. 36463, § 2, 12-16-03) Sec. 6-271. Duration. All permits issued under the provisions of this division shall be valid for a period of one year, running from January 1 to December 31. (Ord. No. 36463, § 2, 12-16-03) Secs. 6-272--6-300. Reserved.
    Link for more Informationhttp://www.animallaw.info/statutes/stusneodnorthplatte_omaha.htm#sart10
    Information Last Updated2010-04-30 10:30:32

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