Pekin Illinois Chicken Ordinance

By sammssd · Oct 8, 2012 · Updated Aug 12, 2013 · ·
  1. sammssd
    Pekin, Illinois Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens AllowedUnknown, heard it was 15 but that's unofficial
    Roosters AllowedYes
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop RestrictionsNone
    City/Organization Contact name
    City of Pekin - 111 South Capitol Street, Pekin, Illinois 61554 - Phone: 309-477-2300 - Fax: 309-346-2095
    Additional Information6-3-19: FOWL:
    No person shall keep or maintain any mature chicken, turkey, duck, goose, guinea, pigeon or other poultry or fowl in any residential area within the corporate limits of the city unless the pen, poultry house or other structure designed to confine or shelter such poultry or fowl is so located on such tract that the nearest portion thereof is not less than fifteen (15) feet from the line of adjoining property.
    Link for more Informationhttp://
    Information Last UpdatedUnknown, Information taken from city website on 8/12/13

    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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  1. sammssd
    Just double checked, and it's 12 rabbits, but there's no number of chickens specified in the city code. Roosters are allowed as long as it doesn't inconvenience anyone with noise. :)
  2. geoffric
    Up to 12 chickens, Up to 12 Rabbits, as of 03-22-2013

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