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Westerly Rhode Island Chicken Ordinance

By sires6, Jan 11, 2012 | |
  1. sires6
    Westerly Rhode Island Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens Allowed35
    Roosters AllowedNo
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop Restrictionsno closer than 100 feet to a running or natural water source
    City/Organization Contact nameCity of WEsterly: Town Manager: Steven T. Hartford 401-348-2530 [email protected] Chief of Staff: Sharon Ahern, Esq 401-348-2622 [email protected] Assessor: Charles E. Vacca 401-348-2541 [email protected] Board of Canvassers: Cathy Brayman 401-348-2503 [email protected] Building Official: Bart Fraser 401-348-2547 [email protected] Town Clerk: Donna Giordano, MMC 401-348-2500 [email protected] Emergency Mgmt Coor.: Lt. Michael Turano 401-348-6104 Dir Code Enf./Town Planner: Marilyn Shellman 401-348-2604 [email protected] Asst. Town Planner: Blanche Higgins 401-348-2550 [email protected]
    Additional InformationPrint ยง 76-23 Business of keeping chickens, geese, ducks, rabbits and other fowl. A. No person, firm or corporation shall keep, maintain or harbor any chickens, geese, ducks, rabbits, or other type fowl on any lot or parcel of land located within the Town of Westerly, unless the boundaries of the enclosure within which such chickens, geese, ducks, rabbits, or other fowl are to be kept shall be at least 100 feet from the nearest residence, located on a lot or parcel of land adjacent to the lot or parcel of land upon which such enclosure is located, and said parcel is in the proper zone. B. The enclosure in which such chickens, geese, ducks, rabbits and other fowl are kept shall be maintained in a clean and sanitary condition at all times. C. No person, firm or corporation being the owner or having control of any chickens, geese, ducks, rabbits, or other fowl shall permit or suffer the same to run at large within the Town of Westerly. D. Nothing herein contained shall prohibit the keeping of less than 35 chickens, geese, ducks, rabbits, or other fowl for the sole use of the person keeping and maintaining such chickens, geese, ducks, rabbits, or other fowl, provided that the enclosure in which they are kept or maintained shall be at least 100 feet from the nearest residence located on a lot or parcel of land adjacent to that lot or parcel of land upon which such enclosure is located. E. Any person who shall violate any provision of this section shall be fined not less than $5 nor more than $10 for each violation thereof. Each 24 hours, or any portion thereof, during which this provision shall be violated shall constitute a separate and distinct violation. also: http://www.thewesterlysun.com/news/local/article_022c5e18-12c1-53f7-82fc-00f8f7c627a3.html
    Link for more Informationhttp://www.ecode360.com/?custId=WE1997
    Information Last Updated2010-04-03 15:04:28

    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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