Ronkonkoma Islip New York Chicken Ordinance

By LarryPQ, Jan 11, 2012 | |
  1. LarryPQ
    Ronkonkoma/Islip New York Chicken Ordinance

    Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
    Max Chickens AllowedNo more than 15 birds for every 500 square feet of rear yard space being used for the keeping of poultry
    Roosters AllowedYes
    Permit RequiredNo
    Coop RestrictionsAll structures in which poultry are kept are accessory buildings requiring building permits.
    City/Organization Contact nameTown of Islip
    Additional InformationChapter 12, Article IV, Section 12-31 Keeping Of Poultry states: \\\"Any person may keep, maintain or house poultry, provided that such poultry does not constitute a nuisance or create a hazard to public health.\\\" Chapter 12, Article IV, Section 12-33 Nuisance or Health Hazard states: \\\"Poultry shall be deemed to constitute a nuisance or to create a hazard to public health, in the absence of compliance with the following conditions: A. Poultry shall be kept or maintained only in rear yards enclosed on all sides by a fence. B. No more than 15 birds herein defined as poultry may be kept or maintained for every 500 square feet of rear yard space being used for the keeping of poultry. C. Poultry shall be confined at all times to the property on which they are kept, possessed or maintained. D. Poultry refuse and feed must be stored in metal containers with metal covers, or in a rodentproof container. E. No person who keeps, possesses, maintains or houses poultry shall permit the poultry to make noises of such a nature as to be heard beyond the property on which such poultry are harbored between 11:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. F. The area in which poultry are kept shall be cleaned regularly (at least once each day) and shall always be maintained in a sanitary condition. G. All structures in which poultry are kept are accessory buildings requiring building permits.\\\"
    Link for more Informationhttp://www.townofislip-ny.gov/e-services/town-code
    Information Last Updated2010-07-23 12:04:29

    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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