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(A) The following shall be eligible to participate in this program; residents of single-family homes or residents of “twin” or “row” homes which meet the criteria set forth in this section.
(B) For purposes of this chapter, no more than twenty (25) licenses will be issued at $10 each, on an annual basis.
(C) There shall be a limit of eight hens per license. Roosters are prohibited.
(D) The coop and run, located in the backyard, shall not exceed 120 square feet and shall be located no closer than 20 feet from the windows and/or doors of the habitable portion of the neighboring residential dwelling. Garages, attached or otherwise, and accessory buildings shall not be considered a “residential dwelling” for purposes of calculating the required distance. Hens may temporarily “free range” outside of the coop in a suitably contained area provided that an adult, age 18 or older, is present the entire time. A predator-proof run must be attached to the coop and must also be 20 feet from the habitable portion of the neighboring residential dwelling.
(Ord. 366-20, passed 7-13-20)