Rochester New Hampshire Chicken Ordinance

  1. LarryPQ
    Rochester New Hampshire Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens AllowedNo limit provided-ZONING ORDINANCES APPLY
    Roosters AllowedYes
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop RestrictionsProximity, sanitation, zoning, and noise restrictions apply.
    City/Organization Contact namehttp://www.rochesternh.net/Public_D...neral Ordinances/CHAPTER_25_PUBLIC_HEALTH.pdf
    Additional InformationChapter 25.7 states regarding Pigpens, Chicken Coops and Barnyards: No person shall keep or use any pigpen, goat pen, chicken coop or barnyard so near to any highway, park or public place as to be offensive or a menace to the public health or offensive or a menace to any person residing on an adjoining or abutting lot nor shall a pigpen, goat pen, chicken coop or barnyard be kept in such a condition as to allow the contents there from to be discharged upon any adjacent or abutting lot or upon any street, lane, park, alley or other public place.
    Link for more Informationhttp://www.rochesternh.net/Public_Documents/
    Information Last Updated2010-04-30 10:47:59

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  1. shedevilx15
    'm very new to this, but I'm buying a house in Rochester NH, and Ive always wanted to get chickens, I'm an animal lover and I'm going to college for my associates in applied animal science. So, according to this, at the home I'm buying in Rochester, I'm allowed to own chickens correct? Its not just certain areas its ok, and others not, this is for all areas of Rochester?

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