Southwick Massachusetts Chicken Ordinance

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Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
Max Chickens Allowedon a minimum parcel of 400,000 sq ft, 25 birds allowed
Roosters AllowedNo
Permit RequiredNo
Coop Restrictionsjust as to location from street lines and adjacent properties
City/Organization Contact name
Additional InformationArticle IV,section 185-12 Residence Zone R-40 (7) On a minimum parcel of 40,000 square feet, the keeping of a small flock of poultry, not to exceed 25, and the keeping of saddle or riding horses and other farm animals, for the personal use of the occupant or occupants, may be permitted, provided that any required enclosure or building for such animals shall hereafter be located not less than 100 feet from any street line and 100 feet from any dwelling on an adjacent lot (subject to Board of Health criteria).
Link for more Informationhttp://www.ecode360.com/?custId=SO1418
Information Last Updated2010-03-22 00:00:00
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