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Pittsfield Massachusetts Chicken Ordinance

By rngrbill, Jan 11, 2012 | Updated: Apr 13, 2012 | |
  1. rngrbill
    Pittsfield Massachusetts Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationno not legaly
    Max Chickens Allowed5
    Roosters AllowedNo
    Permit RequiredYes through appeals board and Community Development
    Coop Restrictions
    City/Organization Contact name
    Additional InformationJust lost my apeal. Board not friendly to chickens. Must go to zoning apeals through the Communiotyu Developement office. Cost is about $311. to file and publicise.
    Article 23 SECTION 9.204 NON-HOUSEHOLD ANIMALS

    [FONT=KIBIN J+ Courier]Keeping of non-household animals such as, but not limited to, horses, rabbits or pigeons, for non-commercial purposes is permitted as an accessory use to a dwelling with a permit from the Board of Appeals, subject to appropriate safeguards and conditions; provided that such use shall comply with Department of Health regulations and any other laws and regulations pertaining to establishment and maintenance of such use. [/FONT]
    Link for more Informationhttp://www.pittsfield-ma.org/images/downloads/CompleteVersion-Nov08_1.pdf (pg.178)
    Information Last Updated2011-11-10 01:00:56

    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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