Evanston Illinois Chicken Ordinance
Are Chickens Allowed in this location Yes Max Chickens Allowed 2-6 Roosters Allowed No Permit Required Yes Coop Restrictions 10 feet away from home, in back yard, and 3 feet from property line. It must be less than 14.5ft in height. It also cannot cover more than 40% of the rear yard. City/Organization Contact name Planning Comission 847.448.8155 Additional Information 2-6 hens, no roosters, may be kept in an \"accessory structure\" (coop/henhouse) They must not attract flies, and must be kept clean. Applicants must register with Illinois Department of Agriculture Livestock Premises Registration and additionally pay a hen coop fee of $50 after the coop and pen have been erected, but before hens are brought on-site. There is to be no standing water. Additionally, there must be 4 square feet of coop and run per hen, and hens must be able to easily get from coop to run, and be protected from weather and cold. Notice must be given to all neighbors prior to getting the permit. Chickens cannot be slaughtered within city limits. Link for more Information http://library.municode.com/HTML/14913/level2/TIT9PUSA_CH4DOCAANFO.html http://library.municode.com/HTML/14913/level2/TIT6ZO_CH4GEPR.html#TIT6ZO_CH4GEPR_6-4-6-2GEPRACUSST http://library.municode.com/showDocumentFrame.aspx?clientID=14913&docID=2 Information Last Updated 2011-03-10 12:52:52
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