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Ottumwa Iowa Chicken Ordinance

By weirdanne, Jan 11, 2012 | |
  1. weirdanne
    Ottumwa Iowa Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens Allowed
    Roosters AllowedYes
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop Restrictionsin no event shall the pasture or enclosure be closer than 50 feet from the dwelling
    City/Organization Contact name
    Additional InformationSec. 7-9. Animals not to be kept in or near dwellings. (a) No horse, jack, mule, donkey, burro, pony, cow, bull, calf, steer, goat, sheep, swine, rabbit, chicken, goose, duck, turkey or other domestic animal shall be kept in any dwelling or part thereof, or pastured or enclosed on the same lot or premises with a dwelling except under such conditions as prescribed by the chief of police or his designee, but in no event shall the pasture or enclosure be closer than 50 feet from the dwelling. (b) Subsection (a) shall not apply to property annexed to the city on February 13, 1975, if said conditions contrary to subsection (a) existed on said property at that time, except that said prohibited conditions may not be expanded and when they cease to exist they shall not be renewed. Furthermore, if said prohibited conditions are declared a nuisance by a court, they shall cease to exist and be removed. Subsection (a) shall also not apply to dogs, cats, and household pets. (Ord. No. 2911, ยง 1, 4-16-02)
    Link for more Informationhttp://library2.municode.com:80/default-test/template.htm? view=browse&doc_action=setdoc&doc_keytype=tocid&doc_key=34bac25742d86745ea01c8a1cde0714b&infobase=100 99
    Information Last Updated2011-01-19 04:03:36

    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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