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1068 law / ordinance submissions by the BackYard Chickens community.

Monticello Minnesota Poultry Ordinance

Monticello, Minnesota Chicken Ordinance   Are Chickens Allowed in this location Yes Max Chickens Allowed No limit Roosters Allowed yes, but discouraged Permit Required Yes Coop Restrictions Must be painted inside, they want a "map" of where it will be in your yard City/Organization Contact name Monticello City Hall Additional Information 80% of neighbors within 100... read more

Naperville, IL update

Chicken Ordinance   Are Chickens Allowed in this location Yes Max Chickens Allowed 8 (this limit is new) Roosters Allowed NO (this is new) Permit Required NO Coop Restrictions No pen, coop, building or other enclosure used for the purpose of housing fowl (with the exception of homing pigeons) shall be erected or maintained within thirty (30) feet of any occupied residence other than that of the owner. (note new... read more

Meredith, NH Oadence

Meredith, NH Chicken Ordinance   Are Chickens Allowed in this location Yes (See Meredith Zoning Laws) Max Chickens Allowed No Max Roosters Allowed Yes Permit Required No Coop Restrictions No City/Organization Contact name   Additional Info Fence Must Be Less Than 6' Tall Link for more... read more

Yuba City Chicken Ordinance

Yuba City, California Chicken Ordinance   Are Chickens Allowed in this location yes Max Chickens Allowed 12 over 6 months, unlimited under 6 months of age Roosters Allowed Not over 6 months Permit Required none Coop Restrictions none City/Organization Contact name City of Yuba City Additional Information The listed quantity applies to lots smaller than 1/2... read more

Plant City chicken Ordinance

Chicken Ordinance   Are Chickens Allowed in this location yes Max Chickens Allowed Any Roosters Allowed no Permit Required no Coop Restrictions no City/Organization Contact name   Additional Information   Link for more Information   Information Last Updated       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

North Palm Beach Florida Ordinance

Chicken Ordinance   Are Chickens Allowed in this location: No, some exceptions   Max Chickens Allowed N/A   Roosters Allowed: No, exceptions   Permit Required   Coop Restrictions   City/Organization Contact name: Village manager, by written application   Additional Information:   Sec. 4-6. - Keeping certain animals prohibited;... read more

Blanchard Oklahoma chicken Ordinance

Chicken Ordinance   Are Chickens Allowed in this location yes, except in areas zoned R-E Max Chickens Allowed not regulated Roosters Allowed yes Permit Required no Coop Restrictions no City/Organization Contact name   Additional Information   Link for more Information   Information Last... read more

blount-county-poultry-laws

Blount County Alabama Chicken Ordinance   Are Chickens Allowed in this location yes Max Chickens Allowed no max Roosters Allowed yes Permit Required no Coop Restrictions none City/Organization Contact name Guy Hall (800) 392-5705 Additional Information no resrictions Link for more Information none Information... read more

Lincoln Illinois Chicken Ordinance

Lincoln Illinois Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationNo Max Chickens Allowed Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop Restrictions City/Organization Contact name Additional Informationthe only thing I could find is this -- Title 11, Chapter 4, Section 2 which states: Nurseries, truck gardening and the raising of farm crops, but not the raising of poultry, commercial pet or livestock raising, and provided further that no building shall be erected or maintained on the property which is used for the sole purpose of selling the products grown or... read more

Athens Illinois Chicken Ordinance

Athens Illinois Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationNo Max Chickens Allowed Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop Restrictions City/Organization Contact name Additional Informationpage where all codes are linked (like the front page) - http://www.athens-il.com/index.php?ID=city_ordinances with this page being the actual page where the info is - http://www.athens-il.com/city/city_ordinance/ordinance_02_88.pdf Link for more Informationhttp://www.athens-il.com/city/city_ordinance/ordinance_02_88.pdf Information Last Updated2012-01-07... read more

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