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Philadelphia Pennsylvania Chicken Ordinance

By LarryPQ, Jan 11, 2012 | |
  1. LarryPQ
    Philadelphia Pennsylvania Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens AllowedLOT SIZE RESTRICTIONS
    Roosters AllowedNo
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop RestrictionsProximity, sanitation, zoning restrictions apply.
    City/Organization Contact nameCity of Philadelphia (215) 686-3250
    Additional Informationhttp://webapps.phila.gov/council/attachments/1280.pdf Chicken are only allowed on lots that are greater then 3 acres. The city code reads. ยง 10-112. Keeping Farm Animals. 23 (1) No person shall keep a farm animal anywhere except: (a) at a licensed slaughterhouse or commercial retailer of live animals sold to be killed for use as food; (b) if the animal was purchased to be killed for food and is kept for no more than 24 hours; (c) at a zoological park; (d) at a veterinary hospital or clinic; (e) at an animal shelter; (f) at a circus or other licensed entertainment venue; (g) at a facility used for educational or scientific purposes, such as schools and laboratories; or (h) on a parcel of real property of 3 or more acres, provided this subsection (h) shall not apply with respect to pigs.
    Link for more Informationhttp://www.amlegal.com/nxt/gateway....n=default.htm$3.0$vid=amlegal:philadelphia_pa
    Information Last Updated2010-03-31 11:55:50

    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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