<Rowlett, TX> Chicken Ordinance
Sec. 6-105. - Fowl.
Generally. The keeping of fowl such as roosters, ducks, turkeys, geese, peacocks, guineas, or other such loud fowl within the city limits, in any pen, coop or enclosure that is within 150 feet of any residence (other than the owner's), business or school shall be prohibited.
Chickens. No person shall keep more than two hens in an area zoned residential within the city, and shall be no closer than 50 feet to the nearest inhabited dwelling, other than that of the owner.
Secure pen or enclosure. Any fowl kept within the city limits shall be in a secure pen, coop or enclosure, and such structure shall be of such construction and strength to keep such animals from running at large.
Exceptions. Public park lands and lakes shall be exempt from the fowl ordinance, as shall property or acreage annexed into the city after January 1, 1999, for a period of 12 months from adoption of an annexation ordinance.
(Code 1982, § 9-1-18)
Are Chickens Allowed in this location Yes Max Chickens Allowed 2 hens in residential, at least 50 ft from other homes Roosters Allowed Yes, at least 150 ft. from other homes Permit Required No Coop Restrictions Secure coop or enclosure City/Organization Contact name Additional Information Link for more Information http://library.municode.com/index.aspx?clientId=13683 Information Last Updated 4/2/2012