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Rochester New York Chicken Ordinance

Rochester New York Chicken Ordinance

Are Chickens Allowed in this location Yes
Max Chickens Allowed Not more than 30 fowl may be kept in an open area of 240 square feet.
Roosters Allowed Yes
Permit Required Yes
Coop Restrictions All coops, runways and premises where fowl are kept shall be at all times clean and sanitary. All coops and runways shall be at least 25 feet away from any dwelling or any building used for continuous daily human occupation.
City/Organization Contact name Rochester Police Department Office of the Chief of Police, (585) 428-7033
Additional Information Chapter 30, section 19 states that chickens are allowed as pets. While there is no limit to the number of chickens allowed, it is stated that each chicken must have at least four square feet of space, and no more than 30 fowl may be kept in an open area of 240 square feet. All coops and runways shall be at least 25 feet away from any dwelling or any building used for continuous daily human occupation.
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Information Last Updated 2010-07-23 12:03:01

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