Plano Texas Chicken Ordinance

By Coopa Cabana · Jan 11, 2012 · ·
  1. Coopa Cabana
    Plano Texas Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationNo
    Max Chickens Allowed
    Roosters AllowedNo
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop Restrictions
    City/Organization Contact namePlano, TX: 972-941-7000
    Additional InformationLivestock means or includes, regardless of age, sex, or breed: horses, consisting of all equine species including mules, donkeys, and jackasses; cattle, consisting of all bovine species; sheep, consisting of all ovine species; llamas or alpacas; goats, consisting of all caprine species; rabbits; chickens; and pigs or hogs, consisting of all swine species. Section 4-1003. Keeping livestock; nuisance conditions. A person commits an offense if he keeps livestock within the corporate (a) limits of the City, except in conformance with the zoning ordinances of the City. A person commits an offense if he keeps livestock in pens or enclosed (b) areas in such a manner as to create odors or noise which are offensive to other persons living nearby. A person commits an offense if he fails to dispose of manure and other (c) excrement in such a manner as to prevent the odor from becoming offensive or causing unhealthy conditions to persons. A person commits an offense if he engages in or practices any falconry (d) activities on any public land without obtaining prior written permission from the Health Director. Permission may only be granted for the purposes of controlling and removing avian species deemed a nuisance. City of Plano Code of Ordinances Chapter 4 – “Animals” -- FINAL COPY Page 54 (e) Any hog or swine being legally kept within the City limits prior to the effective date of this ordinance shall be allowed to remain within the City so long as the owner complies with all other requirements of this chapter. (f) Veterinary hospitals, Wildlife Educational Centers, school agricultural barns, and fair grounds, when hogs or swine are kept therein for exhibition or veterinary treatment purposes, are exempt from this section provided that all pens, barns, stables, or other housing facilities meet the requirements of the City building code and zoning ordinance, and are maintained in such a way as to prevent them from creating a nuisance for any surrounding businesses or residences.
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    Information Last Updated2010-05-02 00:19:31

    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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  1. SColby
    Is this still current? It's dated 2010? ?? We are really interested in having our own chickens, but really don't want to break the law yet... :D

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