Alexandria Virginia Chicken Ordinance
Are Chickens Allowed in this location Yes Max Chickens Allowed Not specified Roosters Allowed No Permit Required No Coop Restrictions Cannot be within 200 of any residence/dwelling with the exception the owner. City/Organization Contact name Alexandria City Hall, 301 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 703-746-4000 Additional Information Title 5 Chapter 7 Section 2 Sec. 5-7-2 Keeping fowl. It shall be unlawful for any person to keep or allow to be kept within the city, within 200 feet of any residence or dwelling not occupied by such person, any fowl. The word \"fowl,\" as used in this section, shall include, but is not limited to, chickens, hens, roosters, ducks, geese, pigeons or any domesticated barnyard bird. (Code 1963, Sec. 4-2) Roosters are not listed as forbidden however there is a noise ordinance that pertains to animals. Sec. 11-5-4 Noises prohibited--enumeration. (5) Animals, birds, etc. The keeping of any animal or bird which by causing frequent or long continued noise disturbs the health, comfort, safety, welfare or peace and environment of any person in the vicinity. Link for more Information http://library1.municode.com/default-test/home.htm?infobase=10349&doc_action=whatsnew Information Last Updated 2010-04-04 18:04:51
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