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Weirton West Virginia Chicken Ordinance

By Serama Man, Jan 11, 2012 | |
  1. Serama Man
    Weirton West Virginia Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens AllowedN/A
    Roosters AllowedNo
    Permit RequiredYes
    Coop RestrictionsThe house in which the fowl or pigeons are kept shall not be within 60 feet of any structure owned by another and used for human habitation, occupation or assemblage, whether such structure is in the same or on adjacent block or square;
    City/Organization Contact name(304) 797-8500
    Additional Information§ 505.08 KEEPING DOMESTIC FOWL OR PIGEONS. No domestic fowl or pigeons shall be kept by any person within the city, otherwise than in compliance with the following conditions: (A) The house in which the fowl or pigeons are kept shall not be within 60 feet of any structure owned by another and used for human habitation, occupation or assemblage, whether such structure is in the same or on adjacent block or square; (B) The house in which the fowl or pigeons are kept shall be dry, well ventilated and with windows so placed, if possible, to admit sunlight; (C) The house shall be kept well whitewashed within, and shall be cleaned at least twice a week between May 1 and November 1 of each year, and more often, if necessary, or so ordered by the Health Department all perches shall be movable and kept clean; (D) All chicken nests shall be movable and clean, and aired and sunned at frequent intervals; (E) All drinking fountains shall be clean and supplied at all proper times with clean water; and (F) The surface of the yard shall be kept clean and free from all decaying animal or vegetable matter or odors. Nothing herein shall apply to such fowl or pigeons brought upon the premises and kept for a brief period of time for dressing and consumption. (\'71 Code, § 505.08) Penalty, see § 505.99
    Link for more Informationhttp://www.amlegal.com/nxt/gateway....tes$fn=default.htm$3.0$vid=amlegal:weirton_wv
    Information Last Updated2010-04-29 16:08:47

    NOTE: This information was submitted by a member of our chicken forum. Please make sure to double check that this information is accurate before you proceed with raising chickens. You can read more info about checking local laws here..

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