Montgomery Alabama Chicken Ordinance

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Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
Max Chickens Allowedn/a
Roosters AllowedYes
Permit RequiredNo
Coop RestrictionsMust be enclosed
City/Organization Contact name
Additional InformationI know you didn\'t want it re-submitted BUT I found you were lacking information. Montgomery City Code of Ordinances Chapter 4- ANIMALS Article V- Livestock (includes chickens) Enclosure is required, they CANNOT be running free or they can be taken. Also, another thing to watch out for from the chapter is that you cannot have a vicious animal and also the section about public nuisance animals BASICALLY MEANING if your rooster crows too much and keeps someone up, or their squawking disturbs a neighbor and they call to file a complaint, you get a notice and have 7 days to remove the \"nuisance animal\". =/ Hope this helps! -ShelterGirl
Link for more Informationhttp://library.municode.com/index.aspx?clientId=11272&stateId=1&stateName=Alabama
Information Last Updated2011-07-30 19:03:58
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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..

I believe this information has changed, this was found in an article from Feb 2013

Currently under city code, chickens may be kept conditionally on properties with agricultural 1 and 2 zoning or in residential zones after a successful appeal to the Board of Adjustments.