Link for local chicken laws

Discussion in 'Local Chicken Laws & Ordinances (and how to change' started by rooster-red, Jul 17, 2008.

  1. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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  2. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    I checked, mine isnt on there. [​IMG]
     
  3. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    Mine isnt either even its a big town.....
     
  4. Western Chick

    Western Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is my no means a full list. If you are in city limits, check out your city hall website, otherwise it's usually the county that has jurisdiction, you might find it on their website. For example, here's ours:
    http://www.co.douglas.mn.us/Land&Resource.htm

    Our "zoning" office is called Land and Resource Management. Somethimes it's Environmental Services or just Zoning.
     
  5. Grass

    Grass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i found it easiest just to google search your city ordinances you live in ....IE: google search salem,ohio city ordinances.
     
  6. WestKnollAmy

    WestKnollAmy The Crazy Chicken Lady Premium Member

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    I found my county easy enough. There ain't nothing about no chickens on there though. Dead or neglected animals are there but nothing about farm animals or chicken raising.
    With all the fancy houses they are building at the end of my road I declare the Grandfather clause! I was here first, dag nab it!
    Knowing my county, they'll come up with a way to tax me for my chicken tractors. Make me get insurance and a tag on them or something. Geez![​IMG]
     
  7. RIVERA69R

    RIVERA69R Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I FOUND VENICE FL ON MUNICODE ALL IT SAID WAS NO DOMESTIC FOWL, DOGS, OR LIVESTOCK CAN BE AT LARGE IN CITY LIMITS AND NO KEEPING OR HARBORING HOGS IN CITY LIMITS SO IM HOPING IM GOOD I JUST WANT 3 OR 4 CHICKENS FOR EGGS
     
  8. mlehman

    mlehman New Egg

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    I am guessing that if my city is not listed then there are no ordinances or laws prohibiting my raising a few chickens?
     
  9. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    You will still have to find out the ordiance.....not all towns are listed so you will have to get a copy of the ordiance.
     
  10. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Very good information! Thank you! I learned that if my chickens stray into someone else's yard I can be fined $250!!! [​IMG] I guess I better make sure these chickens stay at home. [​IMG]
     

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