Paducah Kentucky Chicken Ordinance

By LarryPQ · Jan 11, 2012 ·
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    Paducah Kentucky Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens AllowedNo limit provided
    Roosters AllowedYes
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop RestrictionsSuch fowl shall not be within 300 feet of another's property
    City/Organization Contact nameCity Hall Steve Ervin [email protected] Planning Director 300 South 5th Street P.O. Box 2267 Paducah, Kentucky 42002-2267 Hours: 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
    Additional InformationChapter 14-3 states regarding Keeping of fowl; fowl running at large: (a) It shall be unlawful for any person to keep or maintain any chickens, turkeys, domestic ducks or other domestic fowl within the city unless such fowl be kept within an enclosure. Such fowl shall not be within 300 feet of any dwelling house, except the dwelling house of the owner of such fowl. All pens and enclosures permitted to be kept in the city shall be kept clean and in a sanitary condition and shall be open to inspection by the city, county or state officials. (b) It shall be unlawful for the owner or person in possession of any chickens, turkeys, ducks or other fowl to suffer or permit the same to go or run at large upon any of the streets, alleys, unenclosed lots or grounds in the city. (Code 1968, §§ 4-4, 4-4.5; Ord. No. 87-7-3043, 7-14-87; Code 1996, § 92.03) Chapter 14-1 states regarding Keeping of animals generally; keeping of animals which constitute nuisance: (a) It shall be unlawful for any person to keep within the city any live animals in such a manner that offensive odors shall arise therefrom, or in any place where the ground is not dry or cannot be adequately drained. (b) It shall be unlawful for any person to keep or maintain upon any premises any animals which constitute a nuisance to the neighborhood, including, but not limited to, animals which emit foul or offensive odors or excessive noise or constitute a danger to the safety of others. The city, or any resident of the city, may request the McCracken District Court to have any animals which constitute a nuisance removed from the premises.
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    Information Last Updated2010-04-28 11:21:17

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