Boston Massachusetts Chicken Ordinance

Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
Max Chickens Allowed
Roosters AllowedNo
Permit RequiredYes
Coop RestrictionsYes
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Additional Information16-1.8A Live Fowl, Farm Animals. No person shall keep any live fowl or other farm animals, except in accordance with a permit from the Division of Health Inspections, Inspectional Services Department. (Ord. 1991 c. 5 § 6) Penalty, see subsection 16-32.6 (Ord. 1976 c. 11; Ord. 1981 c. 35) 30. Poultry, Permit to Keep. The fee for an annual permit to keep poultry granted by the Board of Health and Hospitals under subsection 16-1.8 shall be a primary fee of twenty ($20.00) dollars and an additional fee of ten ($10.00) dollars for each fifty (50) kept.
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