Las Vegas Ordinance (City)

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Re: Las Vegas Ordinance (City)

Post by jeepgal » Fri Mar 22, 2019 2:17 pm

Ordinance as of March 22 2019

7.38.050 - Poultry and birds—Permit and other requirements.
(A) Except as otherwise provided in Subsections (B) and (C), it is unlawful for any person to keep, or cause to be kept, on premises over which any such person may have control within the City:
(1) Any poultry within three hundred fifty feet of any dwelling of another person unless such other person has filed with the Animal Control Officer a written, unrevoked consent authorizing the keeping of such poultry within three hundred fifty feet of the dwelling. In the case of pigeons, this distance shall be two hundred feet from any dwelling owned by another person unless such other person has filed with the Animal Control Officer a written, unrevoked consent authorizing the keeping of the pigeons within two hundred feet of the dwelling, in which case the number of pigeons shall be limited to twelve pair over the age of twelve months;
(2) Any crowing rooster;
(3) Any poultry or birds that are not, at all times, confined within a suitable outbuilding, coop, or enclosed runway that is clean and free from offensive odors, animal wastes, rodents, flies, or any other offensive or unwholesome condition; or
(4) Any poultry within any dwelling house, basement, sub-basement, or cellar.
(B) A person may keep up to a maximum of three hundred carrier or racing pigeons if the use complies with the provisions of Title 19. The pigeons must be confined in accordance with Paragraph (3) of Subsection (A) of this Section except during limited periods necessary for exercise, training or competition.
(C) The limitations of Paragraph (1) of Subsection (A) do not apply to the keeping of chickens within the R-1 and R-MH Zoning Districts if:
(1) The activity complies with all applicable requirements for the keeping of chickens within those districts as set forth in the provisions of LVMC 19.12.070 that pertain to animal keeping and husbandry; and
(2) The owner of each parcel that is adjacent to the parcel on which the chickens are to be kept has filed with the Animal Control Officer a written, unrevoked consent to the activity.
(Ord. No. 6613, § 5, 3-21-18; Ord. No. 6229, § 14, 12-19-12; Ord. No. Ord. 5609 § 2, 2003: Ord. 5220 § 41, 2000: Ord. 3618 § 162, 1991)

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