Huntington New York Chicken Ordinance
Are Chickens Allowed in this location Yes Max Chickens Allowed up to 8 Roosters Allowed No Permit Required No Coop Restrictions none listed City/Organization Contact name Frank P. Petrone Town Supervisor 631) 351-3030 Additional Information Town of Huntington Code Chap 78 Article III 78-19 Chickens: A. It shall be unlawful to cause, permit or allow chickens to be kept in such manner as to constitute a nuisance or to create a hazard to public health or in any manner which either annoys, disturbs, injures or endangers or tends to annoy, disturb, injure or endanger the comfort, repose, health, peace or safety of the public. B. Regulations. (1) No person shall keep, maintain, house or possess more than eight (8) chickens on any premises. (2) All pens, coops or houses maintained for the keeping of chickens in all zoning districts shall comply with the setback and side yard requirements set forth at § 198-13(B)(4), pertaining to the keeping of household pets. (3) The pens, coops or houses in which such chickens are kept must be cleaned once each day and maintained in a sanitary condition, free of refuse, debris and any other dirt or excess food, so as not to endanger the public health and safety. (4) Chicken refuse and feed must be stored in metal containers and securely covered with metal covers. (5) There shall be no less than two (2) square feet nor more than five (5) square feet of floor space per chicken in any pen, coop or house in which such chickens are kept. The pen, coop or house shall be large enough to provide adequate access for cleaning and egg collecting. (6) Pens, coops or houses shall be suitably screened from the view of surrounding residences and surrounding streets by a fence or by shrubs, unless said pen, coop or house is located in such a manner as not to be visible from the surrounding residences and streets. Link for more Information http://www.ecode360.com/?custId=HU0566 Information Last Updated 2010-03-29 17:50:45
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