South Bend Indiana Chicken Ordinance

Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYES!! Ordinance passed 1/14/13
Max Chickens Allowed6
Roosters AllowedNo
Permit RequiredYes $20
Coop RestrictionsCoop must be 15 feet from all property lines; made of standard building materials, predator-proof. Minimum size prescribed depending on # of birds. Maximum coop size 10x12(?) so as not to need building permit. Daily cleaning required. Also no commercial operations (selling eggs), no butchering on property. Amendment requiring permission from neighbors was considered but failed.
City/Organization Contact nameCity of South Bend 1200 County-City Building 227 W. Jefferson Blvd South Bend, Indiana 46601 574.235.9216
Additional InformationReferences Chapter 5 Article III Sec 5-15
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Information Last Updated2010-03-19 00:00:00

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