Albany New York Chicken Ordinance

By Coopa Cabana · Jan 11, 2012 ·
  1. Coopa Cabana
    Albany New York Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationNo
    Max Chickens Allowed
    Roosters AllowedNo
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop RestrictionsFowl Prohibited
    City/Organization Contact nameAlbany City Hall: 518-434-5075
    Additional InformationChapter 115.31 states very plainly that keeping of farm animals or fowl prohibited: No person shall keep, harbor, or shelter any farm animal or fowl within the City of Albany. For purposes of this article, farm animal or fowl shall include cows, cattle, horses, ponies, donkeys, mules, pigs, goats, sheep, chickens, ducks, geese, or other animals or fowl usually known as \\\"farm animals or fowl,\\\" but not solely limited to the aforementioned and not including common household pets. Chapter 115.30 states the purpose of this ordinance which prohibits fowl: The purpose of this article is to protect the residents of the City of Albany from nuisance by animals usually known as farm animals or fowl. The keeping or harboring of farm animals within the City of Albany is incompatible with urban life.
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    Information Last Updated2010-05-01 12:54:09

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  1. Ed777
    What happens if someone raises chicken in their backyard and get caught. Any idea about the penalties?
  2. pollywolly44
    I would like a good reason for this?!?!?!

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