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Ordinance 2019-2 Introduced 2/5/2019
AN ORDINANCE ALLOWING AND REGULATING THE KEEPING OF
CHICKENS IN A RESIDENTIAL ZONE IN THE CITY OF TRUMAN
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF TRUMAN AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Section 504.08 shall be added to the Truman City Code to read as follows:
Section 504.08. Chickens in a Residential District.
Subd. 1. Up to five (5) hen chickens, foul or poultry, may be
kept on a recorded lot in a residential zoning district outside of the
agricultural zone for the City of Truman. Roosters are not allowed
to be kept in a residential zone.
Subd. 2. Chickens must be kept in a chicken coop after obtaining
a permit from the City authorizing a chicken coop. All chicken coops
must be located in the rear or side yard of the property, 30 feet from
any neighboring residence or home, other than the residence occupied
by the owner or occupant of the premises upon which such chickens,
poultry or foul are kept.