anyone know

Discussion in 'Local Chicken Laws & Ordinances' started by Steven0150, Jun 21, 2010.

  1. Steven0150

    Steven0150 In the Brooder

    Jun 11, 2010
    anyone know what the chicken laws and ordinences are for chesterton indiana
  2. mandalitten

    mandalitten In the Brooder

    May 17, 2010
    You should be able to find the ordinances either online or by going to the town hall.

    PS. You might get more and better response if your title describes the topic instead of a generic "anyone know".
  3. Danaus29

    Danaus29 Chirping

    Mar 17, 2010
    What I was just told by our zoning dept today, go down there and talk to someone and if they say it's ok get it in writing. If not ok then ask them to show you the ordinances. If you have it in writing, even if someone somewhere down the line says no it wasn't legal you would still have that paper to back you up.
  4. Mr Dominique

    Mr Dominique Hatching

    Nov 6, 2014
    As of today,

    Sec. 4-11 Keeping of certain animals prohibited.

    D. It shall be unlawful and the same is hereby declared to be a nuisance for any person to
    keep, harbor, or possess any farm animals in the Town on any premises which has open
    land of less than one-half (0.5) acre in lot area, whether or not the premises is also used
    as a residence, this section shall not apply to 4-H projects. For purposes of this section
    “farm animals” shall mean cattle, cows, horses, sheep, swine, lambs, goats, poultry,
    rabbits, and any other animals generally considered as indigenous to agriculture.

    I am meeting with the Chesterton town council on Monday 11/10/2014 to get this lot size requirement lifted to allow chickens as pets.


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