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Pensacola Florida Chicken Ordinance

By LarryPQ · Jan 11, 2012 ·
  1. LarryPQ
    Pensacola Florida Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens AllowedNot mentioned
    Roosters AllowedNo
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop RestrictionsProximity restrictions and sanitation rules apply. Noise ordinances apply
    City/Organization Contact name
    Additional InformationSec. 4-2-2. Running at large declared unlawful. It shall be unlawful for the owner or custodian of any horse, mule, cow, goat, sheep, hog, cattle or any other such animal or chicken, bird or fowl to permit it to run at large anywhere within the corporate limits of the city. (Code 1968, § 62-2) Sec. 4-2-3. Poultry or fowl generally--Keeping in enclosures required. It shall be unlawful for any person to keep any live poultry such as chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese or guinea fowl within the corporate limits of the city except in coops, pens or enclosures so constructed and maintained as to prevent same from going upon the streets, parks or public places or upon the premises of others than the owner or custodian of the poultry or fowl. (Code 1968, § 62-5) Sec. 4-2-4. Same--Required distance of enclosures from certain buildings and public parks. It shall be unlawful to keep, harbor or confine any duck, goose, chicken, guinea, peacock or other fowl in any stable, building, structure, corral, pen or enclosure in the city, any part of which is within fifty (50) feet of a dwelling, church, hospital, school, public building or public park. (Code 1968, § 62-5) Sec. 4-2-5. Same--Keeping for sale. All live poultry, such as chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese or guinea fowl, which are kept for purposes of sale within the corporate limits of the city, shall be placed and kept in coops or pens which shall be erected so that the bottom of the coops or pens shall be at least eighteen (18) inches from the ground. The floors of the coops or pens shall be so constructed as to permit the droppings from the poultry to fall into a removable box placed underneath the coops or pens. Each of the coops or pens shall be equipped with a water trough and feed box attached to the outside of the coops or pens in such manner as to prevent contamination of same. (Code 1968, § 62-6)
    Link for more Informationhttp://library8.municode.com/default-test/home.htm?infobase=11418&doc_action=whatsnew
    Information Last Updated2010-03-26 13:03:02

    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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