Walcott requires dogs and cats over 6 months of age to be licensed annually, between January 1st and March 31st, or within 30 days of the date they are brought into the City. The license fee is $3.00 per animal before April 1st. After April 1st a delinquent fee of $1.00 is added. Proof of current rabies vaccination is required.
Beekeeping is ONLY allowed in Suburban Agricultural zoning district, with a maximum number of 2 hives, which can only be located in the rear yard with a minimum of 60’ from the property line and at least 500’ from all other zoning districts. More information can be found in Chapter 55 of the Walcott City Code.
Chickens, but no roosters, are allowed in Suburban Agricultural zoning district ONLY if the chickens are confined to a coop at all times, maximum number of 25 hens, and coops can only be located in rear yards and at least 500’ from all other zoning districts.
Animals Not Allowed
No person shall keep or permit to be kept any dangerous animal. The definition of dangerous animal is found in Chapter 57 of the Walcott City Code. Pit Bulls are included in the dangerous animal definition, therefore are prohibited within city limits.