1. barnyard44875

    barnyard44875 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi there I want to have chickens and ducks. I am in town though. Not sure where to look online to see if I can have them where I live I am in shelby ohio 44875 can someone help me out please. Thanks so much have a great day.
     
  2. fordmommy

    fordmommy Dancing With My Chickens

    Jul 16, 2009
    Wisconsin
    No sure but ..... [​IMG] from Wisconsin. [​IMG]
     
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  3. barnyard44875

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    thanks glad to be here. Hope you have great thanksgiving. right now got 11 turken eggs in the bator lol
     
  4. lngrid

    lngrid Chillin' With My Peeps

    Municode.com didn't have free access to ordinances for Shelby. I wonder if it's available with a subscription. You might be better off calling your city (zoning? health?) and asking. Best might be to just go down to City Hall and asking for a paper copy of the ordinance to have on hand in case a neighbor complains.

    Sometimes, though, the rules might be tucked away in several ordinances

    I wish I could be more help.
     
  5. barnyard44875

    barnyard44875 Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks so much I will do that tomorrow thanks so much for your help
     
  6. AZKat

    AZKat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is what I found when I googled 'Shelby Ohio Municipal Code'.

    The regulations are somewhat scattered, and you can find the whole thing here, http://www.amlegal.com/nxt/gateway.dll/Ohio/shelby/codifiedordinancesofshelbyohio?f=templates$fn=default.htm$3.0$vid=amlegal:shelby_oh

    the most relevant ones seem to be:
    618.18 PROXIMITY OF STABLES, PENS AND COOPS TO RESIDENCES AND BUSINESSES.

    (a) No person shall keep or use a stable or pen for animals, a chicken coop or a barnyard within 50 feet of any occupied dwelling house or business house, nor at any place in such manner that the same becomes offensive or that the contents thereof are discharged or run upon another's premises or into any street or lane of the City.

    618.20 DISPOSING OF ANIMAL WASTES.

    (a) No person shall deposit any manure from a stable, chicken coop or pen, or swill, garbage or offensive substances, within 40 feet of any occupied dwelling or place of business.

    Otherwise, it seems that you have to provide the birds with food, water and shelter, have to keep the coop clean, and no cockfighting. Other than that, there don't seem to be any restrictions, although you might want to call the zoning officer to be certain.
     
  7. barnyard44875

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    thank you so very much lol. You helped me out so much. So I can have my babies outside when they are old enough that is. And they can't do nothing as long as they don't stink and not 50 feet away from houses and not fighting them. OMG why would anyone do that anyways.
     
  8. lngrid

    lngrid Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yeah. Cockfighting is insane, huh? But then people are willing to break the law to have dog fighting.
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    Congratulations on your babies. I envy you so much!
     

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