Baltimore County Maryland Chicken Ordinance

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Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
Max Chickens Allowedno numerical limit, provided they do not become a nuisance
Roosters AllowedYes
Permit RequiredNo
Coop RestrictionsMinimum acreage required: 1 acre. Depending on the zoning in each area of the county, there are outbuilding size restrictions
City/Organization Contact nameBaltimore County Courthouse 400 Washington Ave, Towson, MD 21204 phone number of zoning office: 410-887-3391
Additional InformationBaltimore County Zoning Code 1-100.6 \\\"Land used for stabling and pasturing of animals\\\" which is a non-commercial agricultural operation is subject to the following restrictions: for Fowl or Poultry (Chickens, ducks, turkeys, geese, pigeons), no numerical limit, provided that a nuisance is not created or allowed to exist on the property, minimum acreage required: 1 acre
Link for more Informationhttp://www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/law/countycode.html
Information Last Updated2010-03-21 00:00:00
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