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Baltimore County Maryland Chicken Ordinance

By Coopa Cabana, Jan 11, 2012 | | |
  1. Coopa Cabana
    Baltimore County Maryland Chicken Ordinance

    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

    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 info about checking local laws here..

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  1. Buggys Beaks
    Kmoon, I don't know if you got your answer yet, as it's been a year since you asked. Right now the county is reviewing their minimum acreage requirement due to pressure from the citizens. Chickens are becoming very popular!
  2. kmoon
    Does anyone know if minimum acreage requirement can not be waived?

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