Cumberland Maine Chicken Ordinance
Are Chickens Allowed in this location Yes Max Chickens Allowed ZONING ORDINANCES APPLY Roosters Allowed No Permit Required No Coop Restrictions Proximity, noise, sanitation, zoning, and building restrictions apply. City/Organization Contact name Code Enforcement, Town of Cumberland (Bill Longley) 290 Tuttle Road Cumberland, ME 04021 (207) 829-2207 Additional Information http://www.cumberlandmaine.com/PB/ZONING_ORDINANCE_W_AMENDMENTS_12_28_09.pdf Zoning will dictate whether you can have chickens and how many. See the town\\\'s web site for a Zoning Map and then check the restrictions in the Zoning Ordinance. Some areas have no restrictions, other neighborhoods do. Best thing to do is call Bill Longley at the Code Enforcement office. Sec. 402 Animals 402.1 Household pets are allowed in all districts. (editor\\\'s note: Code Enforcement may be lenient and consider a few named hens to be \\\"household pets\\\") 402.3 Animals other than horses or household pets may be kept for personal use and enjoyment provided that the minimum lot size shall be two (2) acres in the all districts; [Amended, effective 11/23/09] 402.4 The free range of poultry beyond the borders of an owners property is prohibited; [amended, effective 11/24/08] 402.5 No chicken house and no piggery shall be permitted nearer than 100 feet to any property line. Link for more Information http://www.cumberlandmaine.com/ Information Last Updated 2010-06-04 15:14:05
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