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Huntington New York Chicken Ordinance

By Grey Bird Farm, Jan 11, 2012 | |
  1. Grey Bird Farm
    Huntington New York Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens Allowedup to 8
    Roosters AllowedNo
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop Restrictionsnone listed
    City/Organization Contact nameFrank P. Petrone Town Supervisor 631) 351-3030
    Additional InformationTown 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 ยง 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 Informationhttp://www.ecode360.com/?custId=HU0566
    Information Last Updated2010-03-29 17:50:45

    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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