Fayetteville Arkansas Chicken Ordinance 2015
Are Chickens Allowed in this location Yes Max Chickens Allowed 4 - 20 depending on square footage of property Roosters Allowed No Permit Required No Coop Restrictions
Coops must be 25 feet from residential dwellings on adjacent lots.
All fowl shall have a coop/roost that is constructed with a minimum area of three (3)
square feet per fowl and during daylight hours fowl shall have access to a secure
enclosure/yard that is adequately fenced to protect them from predators. The coop/roost
shall be kept in the side or rear yard, and is not permitted in the front yard area.
The coop/roost structure shall be well ventilated and provide protection from the
weather and predators. The coop/roost area must be kept in a neat and sanitary condition
at all times, and must be cleaned on a regular basis so as to prevent offensive
odors, attraction of flies or vermin, the creation of an environment otherwise
injurious to the public health and safety, or that would obstruct the free use of property
so as to interfere with the comfortable enjoyment of life or property by members of
the neighborhood, city, or other persons.
The owner shall provide for the storage and removal of manure. Stored manure to be
used for composting shall be fully covered or placed in an enclosure. All manure not used
for composting or fertilizing shall be removed and properly disposed.
City/Organization Contact name Additional Information
Allowed fowl shall include ducks and/or female chickens only.
A maximum of four (4) fowl shall be allowed on lots five thousand (5,000) square feet and
smaller. For lots larger than five thousand (5,000) square feet, one (1) additional fowl
shall be allowed for every additional one thousand two hundred and fifty (1,250)
square feet, up to a maximum number of twenty (20) fowl.
Link for more Information
164.04 Urban Agriculture (Fowl, Bees &Goats)
Information Last Updated 07-07-2015
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