Rockland Massachusetts Chicken Ordinance

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    Rockland Massachusetts Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens Allowed24
    Roosters AllowedNo
    Permit RequiredYes
    Coop RestrictionsHen house shall be no less than 50 feet from any dwelling, no less than 20 feet from any public way and no less than 50 feet from an abutter. Poultry must be kept within the confines of a fence, pen, corral or other type of enclosure approved by the Board of Health. Any such enclosure must be a minimum of 20 feet from a public way, 50 feet from a well, steam or other water supply, 50 feet from a dwelling or commercial building and 50 feet from a property line.
    City/Organization Contact nameTown of Rockland. Board of Health. 242 Union Street, Rockland MA 02370. 781-871-0154
    Additional InformationRules and Regulations of the Rockland Board of Health. 10 items in paper copy.
    Link for more InformationTown of Rockland paper copy of rules and regulations - keeping of domestic animals
    Information Last Updated2011-07-04 17:54:57

    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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