BackYard Chickens › Laws and Ordinances

http://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/2_lore-1.gif

To help find the local chicken laws & ordinances in your city, please try the following:

•  Click on your state in the "Popular tags" list in the menu below and to the left.

•  Below the "Popular tags" section you can enter your city into the search box.

1052 law / ordinance submissions by the BackYard Chickens community.

Redmond Oregon Chicken Ordinance

Redmond Oregon Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens AllowedOne per 500 square feet of property Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsLocated on rear half of property not closer than 50 feet from any residence off of the subject property City/Organization Contact name Additional InformationSection 8.0365 amended by Ord. #2010-10 passed October 26, 2010 Link for more Informationhttp://doc.ci.redmond.or.us/Community_Development/Development_Code/Development_Code.pdf Page #104 Information Last Updated2011-11-02... read more

elizabath New Jersey Chicken Ordinance

elizabath New Jersey Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationNo Max Chickens Allowed Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop Restrictions City/Organization Contact name Additional Information Link for more Information Information Last Updated2011-11-02 13:14:39 NOTE: This information was submitted by a member of our chicken forum. Please make sure to double check that this information is accurate before you proceed with raising chickens. You can read more info about checking local laws here.. read more

Worth Illinois Chicken Ordinance

Worth Illinois Chicken Ordinance     Max Chickens Allowed 2 Roosters Allowed No Permit Required No Coop Restrictions UNKNOWN City/Organization Contact name CITY HALL THEY HAVE NOTHING IN WRITING Additional Information   Link for more Information http://www.villageofworth.com/ Information Last Updated 2010-03-25... read more

Ipswich Massachusetts Chicken Ordinance

Ipswich Massachusetts Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowed Roosters AllowedYes Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsYes City/Organization Contact nameCode Enforcement James A. Sperber, Director Email: jims@ipswich-ma.gov Telephone: 978-356-6605 Fax: 978-356-6680 Additional InformationThe determination of whether livestock requires a permit is done through the Zoning Officer. If you need a special permit you would need to appeal to the Zoning Board of appeals. The keeping, raising, and breeding of farm animals such as... read more

Alameda County (unincorporated California Chicken Ordinance

Alameda County (unincorporated California Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Alloweddepends on number of chickens Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsUnknown City/Organization Contact nameField Services Section 4595 Gleason Drive Dublin CA 94568 (925) 803-7040 Additional InformationThis information is good for all of Alameda County\'s unincorporated areas (includes Ashland, Castro Valley, Cherryland, Fairview, Sunol, San Lorenzo) OVERVIEW: 3 or less chickens (exempted under Poultry Husbandry) are fine;... read more

Hayward California Chicken Ordinance

Hayward California Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this location Yes with an administrative use permit Max Chickens Allowed Dependent on available open area and lot size Roosters Allowed No Permit Required Yes Coop Restrictions See ordinance Chapter 10, Article 1, Section 2735 (f), paragraphs 4-7 City/Organization Contact name Hayward Planning Department 510... read more

Hopewell Township Pennsylvania Chicken Ordinance

Hopewell Township Pennsylvania Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens AllowedTBD Roosters AllowedYes Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsUnknown City/Organization Contact nameJohn Bates - 724-375-3112 ext 107 Additional InformationChickens are allowed in Hopewell ONLY if you are in the R1 Residential/Agricultural District, the outskirts of Hopewell. Chickens are not allowed in the \"neighborhood\" areas. Zoning Map: http://www.hopewelltwp.com/documents/zoning/Zoning_Map.pdf Link for more... read more

Ambridge Pennsylvania Chicken Ordinance

Ambridge Pennsylvania Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationNo Max Chickens Allowed Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop Restrictionsn/a City/Organization Contact nameAmbridge Zone Enforcement Cindy Orlowski 724-266-4070 Additional InformationCalled and spoke to Cindy on 9/12/11, no Chickens are allowed. Link for more Informationhttp://www.ambridgeboro.org/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC={45F22468-FC80-4859-A4F8-4FA9E0C427FB} Information Last Updated2011-09-12 10:53:36 NOTE: This information was submitted by a member of our chicken forum. Please... read more

Carbon Iowa Chicken Ordinance

Carbon Iowa Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowedno limit Roosters AllowedYes Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsKeep them on your property City/Organization Contact nameCarbon City counsel member Jauson King, mzbunny@frontier.com Additional InformationIts grandfathered in. The whole town is livestock freindly Link for more InformationIm on the city councel Information Last Updated2011-09-09 23:12:21 NOTE: This information was submitted by a member of our chicken forum. Please make sure to double check that this information... read more

Aliquippa Pennsylvania Chicken Ordinance

Aliquippa Pennsylvania Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationNo Max Chickens Allowed Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop Restrictions0 City/Organization Contact nameUnknown Additional InformationChickens are not allowed in Aliquippa. See website for their Q&A Style Ordinance Page which says No Chickens. Link for more Informationhttp://www.aliquippapa.gov/Ordinances.htm Information Last Updated2011-09-08 07:41:47 NOTE: This information was submitted by a member of our chicken forum. Please make sure to double check that this information is... read more

BackYard Chickens › Laws and Ordinances