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1067 law / ordinance submissions by the BackYard Chickens community.

Farmington New Hampshire Chicken Ordinance

Farmington New Hampshire Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens AllowedNo Maximum Specified Roosters AllowedYes Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsNo Restrictions Specified City/Organization Contact nameTown of Farmington NH Planning and Community Development 356 Main Street Farmington, NH 03835 603-755-2774 Additional InformationZoning Table is located on page 30 of zoning ordinance PDF included Link for more Informationhttp://www.farmington.nh.us/Public_Documents/FarmingtonNH_Ordinances/Zoning_Ordinance_2011.pdf Information... read more

Savannah/Chatham County Georgia Chicken Ordinance

Savannah/Chatham County Georgia Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowed4 Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop Restrictions City/Organization Contact nameSavannah, GA is only one city inside of Chatham County, GA Additional InformationCounty rules are apparently different from city. Link for more Informationhttp://savannahnow.com/news/2011-06-28/paula-deens-chickens-could-be-evicted-county-cracks-down-zoning Information Last Updated2011-06-28 19:33:21 NOTE: This information was submitted by a member of our chicken forum.... read more

San Gabriel California Chicken Ordinance

San Gabriel California Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationNo Max Chickens Allowed Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop Restrictions City/Organization Contact name Additional Information§ 92.02 KEEPING CERTAIN ANIMALS AND FOWL PROHIBITED; EXCEPTIONS.: (A) It shall be unlawful for any person to keep or maintain, or permit to be kept or maintained, in the city horses, mules, donkeys, goats, cows, chickens, roosters, turkeys, pigeons, ducks, geese, rabbits or other such similar animals or fowl within the city. Link for more... read more

Oneida County Wisconsin Chicken Ordinance

Oneida County Wisconsin Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowed8 Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsRequired Coop & Pen City/Organization Contact nameOneida County Planning & Zoning Department Phone: 715-369-6130 Fax: 715-369-6268 Email: zoning@co.oneida.wi.us Additional Information Link for more Informationhttp://www.co.oneida.wi.gov/docview.asp?docid=4232&locid=135 Information Last Updated2011-06-27 11:16:03 NOTE: This information was submitted by a member of our chicken forum. Please make sure to... read more

West Dundee Illinois Chicken Ordinance

West Dundee Illinois Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowed4 Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredYes Coop Restrictionsyes City/Organization Contact nameVillage of West Dundee IL, 60118. Village Hall 847-551-3805 Additional InformationOrd. 10-22, 11-15-2010 6-3-4-1: Farm Animals $25 license fee $50 coop permit fee upto 4 hens, no roosters 40 sqft minimum for coop and enclosed run, 100sqft maximum at least 10ft from property line and has to be closer to owners house than a neighbors house Link for more... read more

Fernandina Beach Florida Chicken Ordinance

Fernandina Beach Florida Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationNo Max Chickens Allowed Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredYes Coop Restrictions City/Organization Contact namePhone Numbers Toll-Free: 1-800-262-2633 Local: 850 576-3171 Fax: 850 575-8852 Mailing Address P.O. Box 2235 Tallahassee, FL 32316 Additional InformationIn Ordinance 18 section 2, it states that animals such as horses, chickens, cows, pigs and ect are not to be kept for whatever reason without a written permit from the city manager. Link for more... read more

Taylorsville Utah Chicken Ordinance

Taylorsville Utah Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens AllowedDepends on Lot Size Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredYes Coop RestrictionsYes City/Organization Contact nameCity of Taylorsville City Hall 2600 West Taylorsville Boulevard Taylorsville, Utah 84118 Phone: 801-963-5400 Fax: 801-963-7891 Additional InformationSee the URL for all applicable information regarding restrictions. Link for more Informationhttp://www.sterlingcodifiers.com/codebook/getBookData.php?section_id=628115 Information Last Updated2011-06-16... read more

Green Bay Wisconsin Chicken Ordinance

Green Bay Wisconsin Chicken Ordinance   Are Chickens Allowed in this location Yes Max Chickens Allowed 4 Roosters Allowed No License Required Yes ($5 annually)  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... read more

Manalapan New Jersey Chicken Ordinance

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Manalapan New Jersey Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens AllowedNo rules Roosters AllowedYes Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsNone City/Organization Contact nameCalled township to verify (Manalapan Township) Additional InformationThere are no ordinances on the books regarding chickens so as long as they are clean and neighbors aren\'t complaining about noise (like roosters) there are no issues! Link for more Information Information Last Updated2011-06-14 19:20:33 NOTE: This information was submitted by a member of our chicken... read more

Anchorage Alaska Chicken Ordinance

Anchorage Alaska Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes Max Chickens Allowed5 for 6000 sq ft lot, +1 for each additional 1000 sq ft Roosters AllowedNo Permit RequiredNo Coop RestrictionsMinimum of 10 feet from property line City/Organization Contact name Additional Information Link for more Informationhttp://community.adn.com/?q=adn/node/156678 Information Last Updated2011-06-13 14:38:36 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... read more

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