Sarasota Florida Chicken Ordinance

By LarryPQ · Jan 11, 2012 · Updated Oct 2, 2012 · ·
  1. LarryPQ
    Sarasota Florida Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens Allowed4 hens
    Roosters AllowedNo
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop RestrictionsSanitation and zoning restrictions apply. NOISE ORDINANCES APPLY. Setbacks.Fenced yard Must be a movable coop. 3 year trial period
    City/Organization Contact nameSarasota CLUCK (google Sarasota CLUCK)
    Additional InformationLaws changed in Fen 2011 -- Ordinance 11-4955 Annotated version of ordinance available on CLUCK blog
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  1. crayon
    Would love to find out more info too- we are looking at moving and currently we have about 100 chickens (we live in the country). Having 4 hens would be fine, but man, I have one quite little rooster I would hate to get rid of :-(
  2. alexandrahp
    My husband and I are buying a home in the whitfield estate area. It has a Sarasota address and zip code, but I am told it is really in Manatee county. As I really want backyard chickens will this be a problem. It is my understanding that Bradenton does not allow chickens. Any hints on if that might change.

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