Richardson Texas Chicken Ordinance

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Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
Max Chickens Allowedn/a
Roosters AllowedNo
Permit RequiredNo
Coop RestrictionsNo location restrictions, but must be clean, free of offensive odor and not promote the growth of flies. See below.
City/Organization Contact nameMunicipal Code Corporation 1700 Capital Circle SW Tallahassee, FL 32310 800-262-2633
Additional Information(Code 1966, § 13-64), Sec. 14-2. deals with nuisances. These Subparas (5,6) specifies that chickens (and other small animals) cannot be kept in a manner \"offensive, producing odors capable of annoying persons living in the vicinity or kept in an unclean condition\" and any area collecting excreta must be clean, sanitary, and not causing flies. Interesting aside. This PDF document on the city website suggests helping control mosquitos by not letting chickens\' water stagnate in pans: http://www.cor.net/WorkArea/linkit.aspx?LinkIdentifier=id&ItemID=720 so the city is obliquely referring to the existence of suburban chickens.
Link for more Informationhttp://library7.municode.com:80/def...94c741041a5bbb90057ec0505c4a00&infobase=10221
Information Last Updated2010-05-18 22:19:11
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