Sparta New Jersey Chicken Ordinance

Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
Max Chickens Allowed10
Roosters AllowedYes
Permit RequiredNo
Coop RestrictionsProperty line restrictions. Acreage provisions.
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Additional InformationAny animal other than house pets, cattle, horses and ponies shall be kept at a distance of at least one hundred (100) feet from any property line. The following ratios of animals per acre of land exclusive of the first acre shall be complied with: a. Cattle, horses and ponies 1:1 b. Swine, sheep and goats 5:1 The above provisions shall not be construed to permit feed lots, commercial piggeries, fur farms and/or animal processing facilities. The regulations in this section shall not apply to house pets. Provided the lot involved consists of two (2) acres or more, the keeping of one (1) horse for riding purposes is permitted. For each one (1) acre in the lot involved over a minimum of two (2) acres, an additional horse shall be permitted. (Ord. No. 636 A 509)
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Information Last Updated2010-03-23 00:00:00

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