Install a chicken coop in his garden or on a balcony, this trend is. Including in towns and residential areas. But there are rules to follow. The point on the rights and duties of owners of fowl... and their neighbors.
In application of articles L 214-1 and following of the rural Code, any individual has the right to own animals, including poultry, even if it is located in an urban environment. It is required to do so in respect of the rights of third parties and the requirements of the health and safety of the public. In the absence of a subdivision regulation prohibiting, for example, the installation of shelters for animals, you can't prevent a local resident to raise chickens, therefore considered as pets.
Five or ten fowls
Your neighbors have installed a chicken coop on their balcony or in their garden ? You can try to act on some databases if the nuisance caused you is unbearable. If your neighbor has installed a chicken coop mobile a surface area less than or equal to 5 square meters, it is not subject to any authorization or prior declaration.
On the other hand, if it is a construction hard, it all depends on the master plan of your municipality and the zoning plan in your neighborhood. A prior declaration in town hall is required for a floor surface area of between 5 and 20 square meters, and a building permit, required beyond. If these rules have not been respected, you can turn you against your neighbor. As for the number of chickens, it is defined by municipal ordinance. You will have to check in at the town hall, this right is often limited to five or ten.Your support is essential. Subscribe for $ 1 support Us
Caquetages constant : not the night
It is, however, on the plan of the nuisances that you have the best chance of winning. First, in application of article R 1334-31 of the public health Code, "no particular noise should not by its duration, repetition or intensity, affect the tranquility of the neighborhood". The concept of noise is to be defined differently in the countryside or in the city. If, in a rural area, the cocoricos nuisance of the rooster and the chattering incessant hens are generally tolerated, it is not even in the city and you will be able to force your neighbor to isolate his animals at night.
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As for the bad smells, it will the declaration by a bailiff. The judges require that frequently the owners of poultry to undertake the work necessary for the maintenance of the highest hygiene standards.