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Shreveport1 Louisiana Chicken Ordinance

By LarryPQ, Jan 11, 2012 | |
  1. LarryPQ
    Shreveport1 Louisiana Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens AllowedZONING ORDINANCES APPLY
    Roosters AllowedYes
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop RestrictionsNone
    City/Organization Contact nameCity Council Arthur Thompson, Clerk of Council (318) 673-5262
    Additional InformationARTICLE II. LIVESTOCK* __________ *Editor\\\\\\\'s note: Stock laws, R.S. 3:2801 et seq.; general authority to regulate cattle, R.S. 33:1236(5). __________ Sec. 14-41. Running at large prohibited. (a) It shall be unlawful for any horses, mules, cattle, hogs, sheep, goats or geese to run, roam or be at large or on any of the public highways or commons or on any land other than that of the owner of such animals, within the city. (b) The owner of any horses, mules, cattle, hogs, sheep, goats or geese, who shall suffer or permit any of such animals to run, roam or be at large, or on any of the public highways or commons, or on any land other than that of the owner of said animals, within the city, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor. (Ord. No. 28, 2005, 9-27-05) Sec. 14-42. Impoundment--Generally. (a) It shall be the duty of any authorized sheriff, constable or justice of the peace of the parish to seize and impound any cattle, horses, mules or other stock running at large within the city. Any of the animals enumerated that may run, roam or be at large in violation of the provisions of this article may be taken up or confined by any resident or property owner, or any agent or employee of any resident or property owner. (b) The person taking up or confining livestock running at large under provisions of this article shall, within 12 hours thereafter, notify the sheriff, constable or justice of the peace of such taking up or confinement and shall thereupon notify the owner or owners of such livestock, if known, by posting in two conspicuous places along the public road nearest the place of taking up or confinement for ten days and by publication in the official journal of the city within one week following the day of such taking up or confinement. (c) No person shall be liable for any injury which an animal may receive while it is being taken up as provided in this article. (Ord. No. 28, 2005, 9-27-05) Sec. 14-43. Same--Fees. The person taking up or confining any of the animals as provided in this article shall receive $50.00 per head for the first impounded animal and $25.00 per head for each additional animal impounded per trip for each head of horses, mules, cattle, hogs, sheep or goats so taken up, together with $10.00 per head per day for keeping any horses, mules, cattle, hogs, sheep or goats, or geese so taken up. (Ord. No. 28, 2005, 9-27-05) Sec. 14-44. Same--Sale. (a) At the expiration of one week following notice of taking up or confinement of animals as provided in this article, should the owner fail to come forward and pay the charges and penalties herein provided, it shall be the duty of the sheriff of this parish or of the constable of the ward in this parish wherein the animals are confined to sell said animals at public auction to the highest bidder for cash and without appraisement, to pay all costs, charges and penalties as herein provided. (b) Such sale shall be made after ten days\\\\\\\' notice by publication once in the official journal of the parish. (c) Any funds that may be realized from said sale over and above the costs, charges and penalties shall be given by the sheriff or constable to the owner of the animals sold, if he is known; but if said owner is unknown, then such surplus funds shall be given by the sheriff or constable to the treasurer of the parish, subject to their being called for by the owner or until otherwise directed by the parish commission, as to its disposition; provided, however, that in all cases of such public sales, the sheriff, constable or justice of the peace conducting said sale shall, within ten days after the date thereof, make a full written report of such sale to the parish treasurer, showing all sums realized from such sales and the disposition thereof. (d) The fee of the sheriff or constable in the case of sale of impounded livestock under provisions of this article shall be five percent of the amount of the sale and two dollars for giving the notice. (Ord. No. 28, 2005, 9-27-05) Secs. 14-45--14-50. Reserved.
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    Information Last Updated2010-05-18 12:34:17

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