Pittsfield New Hampshire Chicken Ordinance

By LarryPQ · Jan 11, 2012 ·
  1. LarryPQ
    Pittsfield New Hampshire Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens Allowed
    Roosters AllowedYes
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop Restrictions
    City/Organization Contact namehttp://www.pittsfield-nh.com/government/zoningboard/pdf/zoning_ordinance.pdf
    Additional InformationThe Zoning Code defines \\\\\\\"AGRICULTURE\\\\\\\" as: Commercial agricultural activity including but not limited to...commercial animals, poultry, livestock, including the keeping of wild or domestic animals for personal or commercial use on any parcel of at least 2 acres in size.\\\\\\\" In Table 1, Zoning Districts and Uses, agriculture is listed as a right in rural residential districts and a special exception in suburban residential districts. A variance would be required to keep chickens in any other district.
    Link for more Informationhttp://www.pittsfield-nh.com/towndocuments/ordinances/index.htm
    Information Last Updated2010-05-18 13:57:48

    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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