Westmont Illinois Chicken Ordinance

By LarryPQ, Jan 11, 2012 | |
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    Westmont Illinois Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens AllowedZoning ordinances apply.
    Roosters AllowedNo
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop RestrictionsYes. Setback restrictions.
    City/Organization Contact namePer Article III Nuisances, Chapter 38, Section 38-82(6)it shall be declared a nuisance to to keep, cause or permit to be kept livestock upon any residentially zoned premises within the village.
    Additional Informationexcerpt from Chapter 14 of Municipal Code: Sec. 14-11. - Proximity of poultry and animal yards to buildings and public ways. It shall be unlawful to maintain in the village any poultry or animal yard within 25 feet of any building used for residential purposes by anyone other than the person maintaining such residence or by his immediate family, or within 25 feet of any public way other than an alley, or within 100 feet of any church or school building. (Code 1972, § 6-11) Sec. 14-12. - Proximity of cattle and chickens to residential property. It shall be unlawful for any person to keep any cattle or chickens within 150 feet of any residence, other than the residence of the person so keeping or having the cattle or chickens. (Code 1972, § 6-12)
    Link for more Informationhttp://library.municode.com/index.aspx?clientId=10155&stateId=13&stateName=Illinois
    Information Last Updated2011-08-21 11:00:18

    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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