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Green Bay Wisconsin Chicken Ordinance

Green Bay Wisconsin Chicken Ordinance

Are Chickens Allowed in this location Yes
Max Chickens Allowed 4
Roosters Allowed No
Permit Required No
Coop Restrictions Chickens cannot be kept in a principal structure (home or business) past 8 weeks of age, chickens must be contained and cannot be housed in a front or side yard. Coop must be kept at least 25 ft from any neighboring principal structures.
City/Organization Contact name Anita Raleigh -- Green Bay City Deputy Clerk anitara@ci.green-bay.wi.us
Additional Information Link to City of Green Bay Chicken License form: http://www.ci.green-bay.wi.us/clerk/forms/Chicken%20license%20and%20application.pdf General Ordinance No. 7-10, section 6.335 (ordinance created May 17th, 2011) states up to four hens (no roosters) per parcel permitted. Must acquire annual license from City Clerk, must keep accessory structure that houses hens at least 25 ft. from neighboring principal structures. Coop cannot be located in front or side yards. General Ordinance No. 7-11, section 8.06 states that birds must be securely contained. Link to official ordinance update PDF: http://www.ci.green-bay.wi.us/clerk/forms/UpdatedOrdinances/2011/17May2011.pdf
Link for more Information http://www.ci.green-bay.wi.us/clerk/forms/UpdatedOrdinances/2011/17May2011.pdf
Information Last Updated 2011-06-15 15:12:31

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