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Brooklyn New York Chicken Ordinance

By Coopa Cabana, Jan 11, 2012 | |
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    Brooklyn New York Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens AllowedNo limit as long as the chickens do not become a nuisance
    Roosters AllowedNo
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop RestrictionsNo coop restrictions
    City/Organization Contact nameCall 311 within NYC; Call 212-NEW-YORK outside the 5 burroughs of NYC.
    Additional InformationNew York, NY is made up of 5 boroughs, Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island. The following law applies to all 5 boroughs in New York. HealthCode of the City of New York. Title 24 Department of Health. Title IV (4) Environmental Health. Article 161 Animals. Health code 161.19 states no person shall keep a live rooster, duck, goose or turkey in a built up portion of the city. Hens are allowed. There is no limit in the amount of hens you can have as long as they don\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'t become a nuisance as stated in Health Code 161.03.
    Link for more Informationhttp://www.nycacc.org/nychealthcode.htm
    Information Last Updated2010-05-01 13:25:27

    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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