Reading Massachusetts Chicken Ordinance
Are Chickens Allowed in this location Yes Max Chickens Allowed 24-ZONING ORDINANCES APPLY Roosters Allowed No Permit Required Yes Coop Restrictions minimum 50 feet from any dwelling; minimum 20 feet from public or private way City/Organization Contact name Health Services Administrator; (781) 942-9061 http://www.ci.reading.ma.us/pages/ReadingMA_Health/docs/regs/animals_keeping.pdf Additional Information Town of Reading Board of Health Regulations: 2.4.2 BIRDS AND FOWL: The maximum number of live fowl kept in a hen-house shall be twenty-four (24). Said hen house shall be not less than fifty feet (50) from any dwelling, no less than twenty (20) feet from any public or private way, and no less than fifty feet (50) from an abutter. Live fowl shall be confined at all times and not permitted to run at large. No rooster shall be kept in a residential area within the town limits. Link for more Information http://www.ci.reading.ma.us Information Last Updated 2010-06-04 15:19:40
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