Dothan Alabama Chicken Ordinance
Are Chickens Allowed in this location Yes Max Chickens Allowed not stated Roosters Allowed Yes Permit Required No
"enclosure is so constructed and maintained that any such animal or fowl kept therein is securely confined and prevented from escaping therefrom."
"It shall be unlawful and shall constitute a public nuisance for any person to keep within the city any animal or fowl, unless such animal or fowl is kept at all times at a distance of not less than 35 feet from the residence of any other person or any church, school, public building, park or public playground."
You MUST be zoned as agricultural OR apply for a special exemption from the City of Dothan. It requires signatures from every adjoining property owner stating they do not have a problem with you keeping chickens. (This is not stated in the city ordinances, but is strictly enforced)
City/Organization Contact name Dothan, Alabama City Clerk (334) 615-3161 Additional Information
Chapter 10, Sections 10-112 through 10-115.
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