Smyrna Delaware Chicken Ordinance

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Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
Max Chickens AllowedAGRICULTURAL DISTRICT ONLY
Roosters AllowedYes
Permit RequiredNo
Coop Restrictions200 Feet from property line. Sanitation and noise ordinances apply.
City/Organization Contact namehttp://www.smyrna.delaware.gov/ http://www.smyrna.delaware.gov/DocumentView.aspx?DID=336
Additional Information1. Agricultural district A. The regulations of this district are intended to accommodate agricultural land uses and related activities including nonfarm residences at a very low density. The agricultural district will also provide a land reserve for future development. a. [Permitted uses.] The following uses are permitted: (1) Farms, provided that no poultry or livestock other than pets shall be housed or confined within 200 feet of any district boundary. Fox, mink and hog farms shall be prohibited. Slaughter houses shall also be prohibited.
Link for more Informationhttp://library5.municode.com/default-test/home.htm?infobase=12853&doc_action=whatsnew
Information Last Updated2010-04-07 10:35:25
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