Green Bay Wisconsin Chicken Ordinance

By KristenRae · Jan 11, 2012 · Updated Aug 9, 2014 ·
  1. KristenRae
    Green Bay Wisconsin Chicken Ordinance
    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens Allowed4
    Roosters AllowedNo
    License RequiredYes ($5 annually)
    Coop RestrictionsChickens cannot be kept in a principal structure (home or business) past 8 weeks of age, chickens must be contained and cannot be housed in a front or side yard. Coop must be kept at least 25 ft from any neighboring principal structures.
    City/Organization Contact nameAnita Raleigh -- Green Bay City Deputy Clerk [email protected]
    Additional Information
    Link to City of Green Bay Chicken License form: General Ordinance No. 7-10, section 6.335 (ordinance created May 17th, 2011) states up to four hens (no roosters) per parcel permitted. Must acquire annual license from City Clerk, must keep accessory structure that houses hens at least 25 ft. from neighboring principal structures. Coop cannot be located in front or side yards. General Ordinance No. 7-11, section 8.06 states that birds must be securely contained. Link to official ordinance update PDF: Bay Poultry Ordinance.pdf
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    Information Last Updated08/09/2014

    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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